December 31, 1922 - December 4, 2010
Sister Loretta Volk, PHJC passed away on December 4, 2010 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Ernestine Volk to Anton and Catherine (Kuenstler) Volk on December 31, 1922 in Wendelin, Illinois. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1947.
Sister Loretta is the sister of Sister Antoinette Volk, PHJC and the cousin of Sister Linda Volk, PHJC.
Sister Loretta ministered in education as a teacher and/or principal from 1947 to 1991 in various schools Indiana and Illinois. From 1991 to 2002 she was a Sister Hostess at either St. Mary Medial Center in Gary or St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. Indiana. Sister Loretta retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 2002.
May she rest in peace!
Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.