Irene Schuster, PBVM, died a peaceful death on Friday, March 1, 2019. Irene was born in Fingal, ND on December 5, 1929 to Louise (Steidl) and Nick Schuster. She was preceded in death by her parents and 4 brothers, Conrad, Wilbert, Edward and Rev. Robert Schuster.
On July 7, 1945, Irene entered the convent of the Presentation Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary and professed vows August 18, 1948. She served in many and varied ministries beginning as an elementary teacher working with small children. She also served in education in Mexico, parish ministry, with adults and families and as a chaplain serving the needs of the elder population in nursing homes and retirement centers.
Sister Irene is survived by her brother, Reverend Raymond San Antonio, Texas; her sisters, Helen Fargo, Marie Hankinson; and sisters-in-law, Mary Anne West Fargo; Gertrude Fargo; Mary Oak Harbor, Washington; many nieces and nephews, their families and the sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
There will be a visitation from 5-7:00 PM with a prayer service following at 7:00 PM on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Sacred Heart Convent in Fargo. The funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Sacred Heart Convent.