Beloved Sister Celine Hasenfratz, ASC died this week

HasenfratzC copySister Celine Hasenfratz, ASC died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. She was 76 and an Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 57 years.

She grew up on family farms near Perry, Okla., and Marion, Kan., and for a time, after her mother’s death in childbirth, with relatives in McPherson, Kan. She lived with the Sisters of Divine Providence during the week so she could attend Catholic school, and came home on weekends.

Sister Celine assumed domestic responsibilities at age 11, when her stepmother died, and learned sewing, cooking and baking at a 4-H club.