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Friday, April 21, 2017
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM CDT
Siena Center
5635 Erie Street
Racine, WI 53402

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Friday, April 21, 2017
10:30 AM CDT
Siena Center
5635 Erie Street
Racine, WI 53402

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Racine Dominican Mission Fund

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SISTER DANILE (MARY DANIEL) VANEECKE, O.P.

RACINE

Sister Danile Vaneecke, O.P., age 84, passed away at Lakeshore Manor, Racine, on Friday, April 14.

Isabelle Marie was born August 29, 1932, to Firmin and Lucie (nee: Callewaert) Vaneecke in Detroit, MI. On January 31, 1949, she joined the Racine Dominicans and at her reception in 1950 she was given the religious name Sister Mary Daniel. She professed her first vows in 1952 and her final vows in 1958. In 1968 she changed her name to Danile.

Sister Danile spent many years in service to others as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She began her ministry in 1952 at Villa St. Anne, Oconomowoc, WI. In Wisconsin she also served at Our Lady of the Oaks, Pewaukee. She served in Osmond, Nebraska at St. Joseph Hospital and in Michigan she did home nursing. In 2009 she moved to Siena Center in Racine and in March, 2010 she became a resident at Kenosha Estates Living and Care Center, Kenosha. In March 2017 she moved to Lakeshore Manor, Racine.

Sister Danile is survived by the Racine Dominican Sisters and Associates; her brother A. Dave Vaneecke and her sister Godelieve Rummel. She was predeceased by her parents; and her brother Joseph Vaneecke and sister Marie Daniels.

Visitation will be in the Siena Center Chapel on Friday, April 21, beginning at 9 a.m. with a Remembering Service at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery Hwy 32. Memorials to the Racine Dominican Mission Fund have been suggested.

The Racine Dominicans would like to extend their thanks to the staff that cared for Sister Danile at Lakeshore Manor.