Father Eugene Arthur, SJ

February 2, 1936 - March 24, 2021 
Fr. E. Eugene Arthur, SJ, died March 24, 2021, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. He was 85 years old, a Jesuit for 67 years and a priest for 54 years. He was born in Pueblo, Colo., on Feb. 2, 1936, to Edward D. and Anna Kovacic Arthur. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister Irma Jane (Mrs. J.H.) Dent. His sister Frances (Mrs. F.A.) Vaughn died just days after he did, on March 28. He is survived by 15 nieces and nephews and numero... READ MORE

Sister Karen McCrory

October 28, 1946 - March 28, 2021 
Sister Karen McCrory, 74, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. She was born October 28, 1946 in Canon City, CO to Charles Lowell and Arletta Leona (Klepper) McCrory. She received her associate’s degree from Adams State College in 1971. Sister Karen followed the Lord’s call to the Sisters of St. Francis and entered as a candidate at Marycrest Convent in Denver on June 11, 1975. She p... READ MORE

Sister Elizabeth “Betty” McWilliams

February 13, 1936 - March 9, 2021 
Loretto Sr. Elizabeth ‘Betty’ (formerly Sr. Marian Francis) McWilliams died March 9, 2021 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 85 and in the 67th year of her life as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross. Sister Betty, was known for her hospice work and for forming one of United States' first medical ethics committees. Elizabeth Jane McWilliams was born Feb. 13, 1936 in Rockford, Illinois, the only child of Frances Marguerite... READ MORE

Sister Rita Moriarty, CSJ (S. Daniel Therese)

January 23, 1944 - February 18, 2021 
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Rita Moriarty who passed away on Feb. 18 at St. Andrew Hospice in Aurora, Colorado. She was 77 years of age. Sister Rita was born on January 23, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois, to parents Daniel and Therese (Ryan) Moriarty. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1964 and was received into the novitiate in 1965 as Sister Daniel Therese. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social stud... READ MORE

Deacon Gilbert Rael

February 20, 1940 - January 14, 2021 
Deacon Gilbert Rael passed away on the 14th of January 2021. He was 80 years old. His diaconal ministry took him to Assumption Parish in Welby, CO, St. Augustine parish in Brighton, CO and St. Mark in Broomfield, CO. Afterwards, he moved to Great Bend, Kansas where he continued to minister as a Deacon. Gilbert Edward Rael was born on February 20, 1940 to Juan and Eleanor Rael in Brighton, Colorado. He spent most of his young life in Brig... READ MORE

Sister Janet Marie Wehmhoff

June 18, 1934 - January 4, 2021 
Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Janet Marie Wehmhoff died Jan. 4, 2021 at the age of 86 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility for the Sisters of Charity. Sister Janet Marie was born on June 18, 1934 to Walter C. and Clara (Sandman) Wehmhoff in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the second of four children, three girls and one boy. She was a Sister of Charity for 68 years. Sister Janet grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, attending St. Mark grade schoo... READ MORE

Father Robert Voss, S.J.

June 18, 1941 - December 9, 2020 
Father Robert Voss, SJ, remembered as a missionary and lover of the poor, died Dec. 9, 2020 in St. Louis. He was 79 years old, a Jesuit for 61 years and a priest for 48 years. Robert Voss was born in Denver on June 18, 1941. He and his twin brother, Raymond, were adopted as toddlers by Fred A. and Charlotte Kenyon Voss. His parents and twin preceded him in death. He is survived by nieces Karen Voss and Christine Rasch-Chabot and several cousin... READ MORE

Sister Diane Liston

October 13, 1932 - November 21, 2020 
As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, my God! -Psalm 42:1 Sister Diane Liston, born of Harry and Anna Liston, October 13, 1932, died peacefully on November 21, 2020. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa and was baptized, Patricia Ann. She was known to many as Patsy and attended elementary school at Holy Family and St. Peter’s in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She chose to attend high school at Mt. St. Scholastica in Atchison, Ka... READ MORE

Sister Maria del Rey Hunt, OP

April 16, 1929 - November 9, 2020 
Sister Maria del Rey Hunt, OP, died Nov. 9, 2020, at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, Wis. Sister Maria del Rey made her first profession in 1960 with the Pious Union of the Dominican Mission Sisters. They disbanded in 1967, and she transferred her vows to the Dominican Sisters of Kenosha (Wis.), and in 1968 transferred her vows to the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa. Sister Maria del Rey made her perpetual profession as a Dominican Sister of... READ MORE

Sister Josie Sanchez

March 1, 1935 - October 28, 2020 
Sister Josie Sanchez died peacefully on October 28, 2020. There is so much to tell about Sister Josie, her joy for life, her lifelong love for music, her playfulness, her creativity expressed in fun skits which she composed and directed, her life as a teacher and her life ministering to people in poverty. Sister Josie lived her life to the fullest. Born on March 1, 1935 in Monte Vista, Colorado to Jose Pulidor Sanchez and Senida Sandoval San... READ MORE

Sister Betty (Florence Therese) Bowen, BVM

July 31, 1940 - November 13, 2020 
Sister Betty (Florence Therese) Bowen, BVM, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 80. Sister Betty was born on July 31, 1940, in Fort Collins, Colo., to Ralph and Florence (Pfeifer) Bowen. She entered the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary congregation on Aug, 2, 1958, from St. Joseph Parish, Fort Collins. She professed first vows on Feb. 2, 1961, and final vows on July 16, 1966. She ministered... READ MORE

Sister Regina Boyle

December 29, 1929 - November 6, 2020 
Sister Regina Boyle, 90, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at Marian Residence in Alliance, NE. She was born December 29, 1929 in O’Neill, NE to Charles and Alice (Barrett) Boyle and was named Alice Catherine. She entered the Sisters of St. Frances of Penance and Christian Charity at Marycrest Convent in Denver, CO on September 8, 1953 and took her temporary vows on August 15, 1956 and professed her Perpetual Vows on August 15, 1959 an... READ MORE