Sister Anna Tisler

Tisler, Sister Anna

Sister Anna Tisler, age 82, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, died Monday morning, March 4, 2013 at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc.

The former Betty Ann Tisler was born on October 12, 1930 in Manitowoc, daughter of the late Charles A. & Anna (Zahorik) Tisler. She entered the Convent in 1947 and professed her vows in 1949. Sister Anna Tisler earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Holy Family College, Manitowoc and a Masters of Arts Degree from Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa. Sister Anna served as a teacher at St. Joseph, Sturgeon Bay, St. Agnes & St. Philip the Apostle, Green Bay, St. Gabriel, Neenah and Holy Rosary, New Holstein, St. Francis, Hollandtown, St. Anne, Francis Creek, Holy Redeemer, Two Rivers, all of Wisconsin. She also served as principal at St. Gabriel, Neenah and Holy Rosary, New Holstein, Wisconsin and as Local Director at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc and St. Philip the Apostle. After retiring from active ministry, she served as a secretary/part-time tutor at St. Anne, Francis Creek and Holy Redeemer Convent, Two Rivers. Since 2005, she had been a resident of St. Rita Health Center. She is a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity.

Survivors include the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; two sisters and brothers-in-law: Monica & Chet Kadow, Rita & Donald Frozena; and a brother: John (Jack) Tisler, Manitowoc. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother: Charles Jr. Tisler.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Placid Stroik, OFM with burial at Holy Family Convent Cemetery, Manitowoc.

The family will greet relatives and friends at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Family Convent Chapel.

The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Funeral Home

Pfeffer Funeral Home
928 South 14th Street Manitowoc, WI 54220

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Mar. 5, 2013