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Sister Stephanie Schroeder was lifelong learner

Sister Stephanie Schroeder, OSB, a sister at St. Scholastica Monastery, died Dec. 7.

Published: February 9, 2024   
Courtesy St. Scholastica Monastery
Sister Stephanie Schroeder, OSB, a sister at St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith for 66 years, died Dec. 7. She was 91.

A vespers service for Sister Stephanie Schroeder, OSB, a sister at St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith who died Dec. 7,  will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 28.

The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 29, with Father Jerome Kodell, OSB, as presider and chaplain Father Joseph Chan as concelebrant. Both services will be at St. Scholastica Monastery Chapel, with interment in St. Scholastica Monastery Columbarium at a later time.

Sister Stephanie was a teacher, pastoral minister and spiritual director. She served in several parishes in Arkansas and Missouri. She was the monastery’s vocation director from 1989 to 2002 and liturgist at the monastery from 1989 until her death.

She is survived by two sisters, Sister Regina Schroeder, OSB, and Mary Rose Lehmann; two brothers, George Schroeder and Bernard Schroeder; and many nieces and nephews.

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