In Loving Memory of Sister Loretta Penchi
In her 75th year as a Catholic Sister, Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration Loretta Penchi died on Sept. 18, 2023, at the age of 94. Sister Loretta served the ministry of music, teaching for 24 years in many elementary schools in Wisconsin, Iowa and Washington. Prior to her retirement, Sister Loretta ministered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, at Viterbo University’s copy center manager and mail clerk for 38 years. During this time, Sister Loretta served as St. Rose Convent organist, a ministry she retired from in 2023. A true lover of music, Sister Loretta was very proud of her Italian roots and had a “heart of gold.” To read Sister Loretta's full obituary, visit fspa.org/content/news-events/obituaries.