Sister Mercedes Emmert,
96, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand, passed away
She entered the Sisters of St. Benedict in
1930, made her temporary monastic profession in 1932, and her perpetual
monastic profession in 1936. Beginning in 1934, she taught at Mariah Hill,
Survivors include two brothers, Roger, of Haubstadt; Bob, of Ferdinand; two sisters, Sister Emily Emmert, OSB, of Beech Grove; Ruth Lee Rietman, of Haubstadt; nieces and nephews, and members of her religious community.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Charles, Paul, John, and Bernie,; and a sister, Mary Rose Hunter.
Visitation was (eastern) Sunday, followed by a wake service at , at the monastery. Visitation continues Monday from (eastern), followed by the funeral Mass at (eastern) at the monastery.
Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand is in charge of arrangements.