Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP

Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP

Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP, died Dec. 24, 2018. The funeral Mass will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the Sinsinawa motherhouse. A wake service will be Sunday, Dec. 30, at 6:30 p.m.

After religious profession in 1956, she taught in Chicago at St. Sabina; Epiphany; and St. Thomas the Apostle. She also taught at St. Peter, Anaconda, Mont.; St. Mary, Cheyenne; All Saints, Los Angeles; Consolidated Catholic Schools, Faribault, Minn.; and St. John Vianney, Spokane. She ministered at St. Basil, Chicago; as support staff at Risen Christ School, Minneapolis; and St. Bartholomew, Wayzata, Minn. She returned to Sinsinawa in 2017.

Sister Rita Rae was born April 28, 1933, in Madison, Wis., to Raphael and Elizabeth (Ryan) Burger.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, and her Dominican Sisters. 

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Wake service

Sinsinawa motherhouse
585 Co Rd Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824
December 30th, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Funeral Mass

Sinsinawa motherhouse
585 Co Rd Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824
December 31st, 2018 at 10:30 AM

One condolence for Sister Rita Rae (Raffaello) Burger, OP
  1. Steve and Jo-Ann (Keleny) Esser says:

    Sorry to learn of Sister Rita’s passing we will remember her in our prayers and may she Rest In Peace.
    1952 Classmates at Edgewood. Steve and Jo-Ann (Keleny) Esser

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