Sister Kathryn KreagerSister Kathryn Kreager, 92, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, Iowa.
Sister Kathryn Kreager, 92, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, Iowa.
Kathryn was born June 1, 1921 in Duluth, to George and Mary Brown Kreager.
On Jan. 6, 1945, she entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary, professing vows on July 17, 1947. She received a BA from State Teachers College in Duluth and also attended Marycrest College in Davenport and Wisconsin State University.
She taught physical education at the Ottumwa Heights Academy and College; she was a librarian at Bourgade High School, Phoenix and also at Marycrest. She retired in 1996, moving to Humility of Mary Center in 2007. In 2012 she moved to Bishop Drumm where she resided until her death.
Sister Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents; brother Robert; and sisters Claire, Doris, and Margaret.
She is survived by her sister Mary Bothwell of Maplewood, Minn.; nieces and nephews, as well as Sisters and Associates of her CHM community.
Memorials may be made to the Sisters of Humility of Mary.