Sister M. Klemenza Kieferle (Rosa Kieferle)

May 14, 1923 — Feb. 23, 2015

On February 23, 2015 at 2:00 AM, Sister M. Klemenza Kieferle Schoenstatt Sister of Mary, was called into eternity. She was born in Germany on May 14, 1923, and entered the Secular Institute of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary in 1946. In 1949, she came to Wisconsin as one of the first missionary sisters to establish the community here in the United States.

Sister M. Klemenza served the church through Schoenstatt in various capacities over the course of her long and fruitful life, especially in Milwaukee.

She is survived by one brother in Germany.

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 26, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, and on Friday, February 27, from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the Provincial House of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary, W284-N404 Cherry Lane, Waukesha. A rosary prayer service will be held on Thursday at 7:00 PM. The funeral Mass will be on Friday at 10:00 AM at the Provincial House followed by internment at the sisters’ cemetery.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.