SINSINAWA, Wis. -- Sr. Marie Frederic Lucks, OP, died March 15, 2012, at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, Wis. The funeral Mass was held in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa March 19, followed by burial in the Motherhouse Cemetery.
Sister Marie Frederic made her first religious profession as a Sinsinawa Dominican Aug. 5, 1948, and her final profession Aug. 5, 1951. She taught for 46years and served as school support staff for 12 years, with eight years overlapping. Sister Marie Frederic served in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, Texas and Oklahoma.
In the Diocese of Madison, Sister Marie Frederic taught at St. Clara Academy, Sinsinawa, 1955-1956, and Edgewood High School, Madison, 1966-1969.
Sister Marie Frederic was born Sept. 1, 1920, in Cheyenne, Wyo., the daughter of Frederick and Anna (Vermillion) Lucks. Her parents and a sister, Georgia Guthrie, preceded her in death. She is survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and her Dominican Sisters with whom she shared life for 63 years.
Memorials may be made to the Sinsinawa Dominicans, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI, 53824-9701 or online at www.sinsinawa.org by clicking on "Donate to Us," then "Honors and Memorials."
Repeat broadcasts of the wake and funeral for Sister Marie Frederic are available online at www.Sinsinawa.org/live. Click on the “on demand” tab.