Sister Benita Gerold, OSB

Obituary of Sister Benita Gerold, OSB


Sister Benita, OSB  

Age 89, of St. Paul’s Monastery died on January 18, 2022, at the Monastery, having lived and ministered as a Benedictine Sister for 70 years. After her first vows in 1951, Sister Benita served the children at St. Joseph’s Orphanage, St. Paul; Catholic Boys’ Home, Minneapolis; St. Joseph’s Home, St. Paul; she also served as cook and housekeeper at St. Anne’s Convent, Minneapolis.  She served as Dietary Supervisor at St. Mary’s Rehabilitation Center and St. Paul’s Monastery and in Hospitality at the Benedictine Center of St. Paul’s Monastery.  She is survived by her sister, Anyce Ditter; nieces and nephews; her Benedictine Sisters, Oblates, and Associates of St. Paul’s Monastery. Visitation 1-3 pm Sunday, January 23 at Sandberg Mortuary, North St. Paul. Mass of Christian Burial will be livestreamed Monday, January 24 at 11 am at the Monastery. Due to the pandemic, we are not able to accommodate guests. Interment at Monastery Cemetery. Memorials preferred to St. Paul’s Monastery.  


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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Sandberg Funeral Home
2593 7th Ave E.
North St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, January 24, 2022
St. Paul Monastery
2675 Benet Road
Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
Will be livestreamed. Not open to the public.