Sister Aimee Marie (Amy Margaret) Spahn, OSF, died Thursday, September 8, 2022 at the age of 102.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Clare House Chapel, Mount St. Francis Center at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Masks will be required. Guests unable to attend may participate via livestream at: www.youtube.com/dubuquefranciscans
Amy Margaret, daughter of the late Carl and Amy (Eberhardt) Spahn, was born December 24, 1919 in Chicago, IL. She was baptized at St. Philomena’s, Chicago and confirmed at St. Bartholomew’s, Chicago. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis in Dubuque from St. Giles in Oak Park, IL on August 25, 1938. She was received with the name Sister Aimee Marie on August 12, 1939 and made her final profession of vows on August 12, 1944.
Sister received her bachelor’s degree in music education at Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, IA. She ministered in Iowa at Dyersville, Remsen, Larchwood, North Washington, Sioux City, and Holy Cross. She later ministered at Mount St. Francis in clerical services and prison correspondence.
Sister is survived by her nieces, nephews, and her Franciscan sisters.
Sister was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Elaine Spahn; her brothers, Jerry (Irene) Spahn and Robert (Nancy) Spahn.
Memorials may be given to the Sisters of St. Francis, Dubuque, IA.