Sister Priscilla Stork, OSF


Sister Priscilla (Patricia) Stork, OSF, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at the age of 94.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Clare House Chapel, Mount St. Francis Center at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2021.

Patricia, daughter of the late Edward and Jennie (Kisner) Stork, was born March 18, 1927 in Mason City, IA. She was baptized and confirmed at Holy Family Catholic Church, Mason City. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis in Dubuque from Immaculate Conception, Charles City, IA on August 25, 1945. She was received with the name Sister Mary Priscilla on August 12, 1946 and made her final profession of vows on August 12, 1951.

Sister received her Master’s degree in pastoral ministry from Seattle University, Seattle, WA. She ministered in Iowa at Templeton; Holy Trinity and Holy Ghost, Dubuque; Manchester; St. Edwards, Waterloo; Luxemburg; Briar Cliff College, Sioux City; Council Bluffs; Forest City; Independence, and Mason City. She also ministered in Illinois at Melrose Park, Blue Island, Quincy, and Champaign, and in Monroe, LA.

Sister is survived by nieces, nephews, and her Franciscan sisters.

Sister was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Genevieve (Ernest) Katz, Margaret (James) Perkey, and Ruth (Leonard) Balek; and her brothers James (Helen) Stork and Francis (Myrna) Stork.

Memorials may be given to the Sisters of St. Francis, Dubuque, IA.