Sister Annette Schipp, 99, formerly of Ferdinand

Sister Annette Schipp died on July 14, 2021, at St. Mary-of-the-Woods at the age of 99. 

 She was born on July 9, 1922, in Ferdinand, IN to Albert J. and Anna Wilmes Schipp and was baptized Edna Carolyn. Sister Annette had been a Sister of Providence for 81 years, ministering for 49 years in education in elementary schools in Indiana and Illinois. 

She was a teacher at Precious Blood School from 1976 to 1991. Sister Annette was, in every way, a beautiful person. One noticed her sparkling eyes, her flawless skin, her radiant smile, and gentle demeanor, all of which manifested her prayerful, loving, welcoming spirit. 

 Sister Annette is survived by nieces and nephews as well as her sister-in-law, Emma Schipp.

 She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Catherine Schipp and Dorothy Thomas; and four brothers, Robert, Albert, Jr. (Jim), Frank, and Ron Schipp. 

 The wake is on Wednesday, July 21, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Guests are welcome but a mask must be worn. Burial is in the cemetery of the Sisters of Providence. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876.