The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 9, 2012

Sister Veronica (M. Bertilla) Wald


— Sister Veronica (M. Bertilla) Wald, SSND, 90, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at Good Counsel, Mankato. Her Funeral Mass is Monday, November 12, 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel.  Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Sunday at Good Counsel, with 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service, and one hour before services Monday.  Mankato Mortuary is assisting with arrangements.

  Sister Veronica was born in 1922 in Wishek, North Dakota, to Adam and Magdalen (Gross) Wald.  She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1938 and professed first vows in 1942.  She spent her years in ministry as a home service sister, in outreach to the elderly and as a home care aide for the homebound.  In the Mankato area she served three separate times at SS. Peter & Paul Convent  1942-44, 1956-59, and 1965-66.

  She is survived by 3 sisters, Sister Mary Alice Wald, SSND, Catherine Meyer and Monica Podolok, 2 brothers, Anton and Joseph, and her sisters in community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and four sisters.

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