Sister Carol Louise Hiller, OP

Tue, Sep 3rd 2019 11:00 am

Sister Carol Louise Hiller, formerly known as Elizabeth June Hiller, died on Aug. 24, 2019, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Mich. She was 97 years of age and in the 77th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

Sister Carol Louise was born in Detroit to Ludwig and Caroline (Franz) Hiller. She graduated from Southeastern High School in Detroit, received a bachelor of philosophy degree in English from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian, a master's degree in English from De Paul University in Chicago, and a master of library science degree from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Sister ministered for 17 years in elementary and secondary education, 21 years as school librarian, and six years as school secretary in Chicago, Oak Lawn and Joliet, Ill.; Cheektowaga, where she taught elementary school Mother of Divine Grace from 1951-1958; Iron River, Mich.; West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Las Vegas; Fairbanks, Alaska; and Hayward, Calif. This includes four years as librarian at Aquinas High School in Chicago, an Adrian Dominican institution. Sister became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in 2004.

Sister Carol Louise was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral Mass for Sister Carol Louise was held Aug. 26, in the Congregation Cemetery.

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