Sister Rose Mary Eich, CHM Obituary

Sister Rose Mary  Eich, CHM
Sister Rose Mary Eich
Sister Rose Mary Eich, CHM

August 26, 1918 - May 12, 2012
Born in Blooming Prairie, MN
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Sister Rose Mary Eich, CHM, (Sister Marietta), 93, died Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston. Services at Bishop Drumm, Our Lady of Peace Chapel are Wednesday: Rosary at 4 and Vigil at 7 p.m. At Humility of Mary Center Magnificat Chapel, Davenport, IA: Thursday, Rosary at 4 and Vigil at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, 11 a.m. at Magnificat Chapel. Burial follows in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.

Rose Mary Eich was born to Andrew and Mary (Maitz) Eich on August 26, 1918 in Blooming Prairie, MN. On January 10, 1938 she entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary (CHM), professing vows on July 17, 1940. She received a BA in Elementary Education from Marycrest College, Davenport, IA and an MA in Library Science from the University of Minnesota.

Sister Rose Mary taught in elementary schools in the Dioceses of Davenport, Des Moines in Iowa and Great Falls-Billings, MT, and the Archdioceses of Dubuque, IA and Los Angeles, CA. She was Resource Center Coordinator for the Diocese of Biloxi, MS. She spent two years in the Peace Corps doing library work in Columbia, South America.

Sister was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, George, Carl, John, Otto and Leo. She is survived by a sister, Barbara Edsall; a sister-in-law, Delores Eich; nieces and nephews; as well as CHM Sisters and Associates. Memorials may be made to the Congregation of the Humility of Mary, www.chmiowa.org.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ DUNN'S CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Service
Humility of Mary Center
820 W. Central Park Avenue
Davenport, IA US 52804
Friday, May 18, 2012
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Davenport, IA
Friday, May 18, 2012

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Congregation of the Humility of Mary
820 W. Central Park Ave.
Davenport, IA US 52804