Sijhawm Nyeem Ntawv: 8 feeb
Ntawm sab laug, cov duab ntawm Muam Mary Francele Sherburne, Muam Josephine Seier, Muam Bernadette Kelter, Muam Mary Regine Collins, Muam Marie June Skender thiab Muam Annelda Holtkamp tuaj yeem pom sab hauv lub tsev teev ntuj hauv Milwaukee. Rau qhov tuag los ntawm qhov teeb meem ntawm COVID-19. Angela Major / WPR
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Mloog zaj neej neeg no ua kev lom zem, tsim los ntawm WPR's Maureen McCollum

Ntawm Peb Tus Poj Niam ntawm Angels Convent, nuns sib sau ua si phaib, tsim kos duab thiab thov Vajtswv lub rosary.

Cov poj niam uas nyob ntawm no los ntawm ob lub zej zog: Cov viv ncaus tsev kawm ntawv ntawm Notre Dame (SSND) thiab Cov viv ncaus tsev kawm ntawv ntawm St. Francis (SSSF). Lub tsev Greenfield qhib nws lub qhov rooj rau cov niam txiv uas xav tau kev saib xyuas tshwj xeeb - cov kws qhia ntawv qub thiab cov neeg saib xyuas uas muaj dementia lossis Alzheimer's disease.

Nws tseem yog ib qho chaw uas tau raug mob hnyav los ntawm COVID-19 thaum lub Plaub Hlis - hnub ntxov ntawm tus kabmob coronavirus.

“Kuv xav tias muaj kev poob siab. Peb tsis muaj COVID ntau, ”Muam Mary Diez, tus thawj tswj hwm ntawm Tsev Kawm Ntawv Cov viv ncaus ntawm St. Francis hais.

Ze li ntawm 50 tus nuns nyob ntawm lub rooj sib txoos. Tom qab thawj tus viv ncaus tau kuaj pom tus kab mob COVID-19, cov niam txiv ntshai tsam lawv cov viv ncaus ntau dua yuav kis tus kabmob.

Sister Kathleen O'Brien, tus kws saib xyuas lub xeev nrog Tsev Kawm Ntawv Cov viv ncaus ntawm St. Francis tau hais tias "Peb paub tias tej zaum yuav tsis yog ib tus neeg cog lus COVID ntawm Peb Tus Poj Niam ntawm Angels. "Thiab qhov ntawd, kuv xav tias, yog lwm qhov txaus ntshai."

Txij lub Plaub Hlis 6 txog Lub Tsib Hlis 1, rau tus txiv plig los ntawm lub tsev teev ntuj tau tuag los ntawm COVID-19 qhov teeb meem.

O'Brien tau hais tias cov poj niam laus dua, uas muaj ntau hauv zej zog.

O'Brien tau hais tias "Peb txhua tus nyiam ua lub neej ntev heev - txawm tias mus txog 100," O'Brien tau hais.

Muam Mary Regine Collins, SSND

Muam Mary Regine Collins / Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of Notre Dame

Thawj tus txiv plig dhau los ntawm Peb Tus Poj Niam ntawm Cov Tubtxib saum ntuj yog Muam Mary Regine Collins.

Lub hnub nyoog 95 xyoo yog ib tug kws kos duab, paub txog nws cov duab puab ntoo hauv cov tsev teev ntuj thiab cov rooj sib txoos thoob plaws lub tebchaws. Nws daim duab yog nyob rau ntawm qhov screen nyob rau Cathedral ntawm Mary Peb poj huab tais hauv Baltimore, Maryland; Notre Dame ntawm Elm Grove; thiab Lub Koom Txoos Catholic St hauv Franklin.

“Muaj qee yam ntawm nws tus ntsuj plig hauv txoj haujlwm ntawd. Nws ua rau tib neeg nres thiab saib, tsis yog hla dhau los, ”Muam Sue Hetebrueg nrog Tsev Kawm Ntawv Cov viv ncaus ntawm Notre Dame hais. “Nws ntseeg hais tias kev muaj tswv yim yog ib txoj kev ntseeg - uas yog peb tib neeg kev sib raug zoo nrog Vajtswv, uas yog lub zog muaj tswv yim tshaj plaws hauv peb lub ntiaj teb. Nws yog Vajtswv uas muab lub txiaj ntsim ntawm kev xav thiab kev muaj tswv yim rau peb thiab xav kom peb siv nws. "

Muam Regine cov thawj coj pom nws lub peev xwm thaum nws tseem hluas thiab xa nws mus kom nws kawm tiav Master of Fine Arts ntawm Notre Dame University. Nws tau mus qhia kos duab ua tus xibfwb ntawm Mount Mary College (tam sim no Mount Mary University) hauv Milwaukee. Nws tsiv mus rau hauv kev ua haujlwm hauv kev kawm, uas suav nrog kev pab pib Milwaukee Spectrum High School.

Muam Regine muaj kev lom zem nyob ntsiag to thiab txo hwj chim heev. Nws kuj nyiam kho nws tus kheej rau txiv laum huab xeeb thiab chocolates.

Muam Regine Collins' ntoo carving ntawm Blessed Theresa Gethardinger, tus tsim ntawm Tsev Kawm Ntawv Cov viv ncaus ntawm Notre Dame (SSND). Lub carving yog nyob rau ntawm Mary Our Queen Cathedral hauv Baltimore thiab suav nrog lub teb chaws SSND tuaj yeem pom hauv. Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of Notre Dame North American Archives, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Muam Marie June Skender, SSSF

Muam Marie June Skender Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of St. Francis

Hnub tom qab Muam Regine dhau mus, Muam Marie June Skender tuag thaum muaj hnub nyoog 83 xyoos.

Nws loj hlob hauv West Allis ib puag ncig los ntawm Croatian suab paj nruag ua si los ntawm nws tsev neeg suab paj nruag. Tom qab ua nws cov lus cog tseg zaum kawg thaum nws muaj hnub nyoog 25 xyoos, nws ua si lub cev thiab khiav pawg hu nkauj. Nws kuj tau qhia hauv Wisconsin cov tsev kawm ntawv Catholic hauv Charlesburg thiab Chilton.

Muam Marie Lub Rau Hli thaum kawg pib ua haujlwm hauv kev saib xyuas cov xibhwb, pab cov neeg hauv cov tsev so so thiab cov chaw kho mob thoob plaws Wisconsin.

Muam Kathleen hais tias, “Nws yog ib tug neeg mloog zoo heev. "Cov neeg nyiam nws nyob ib puag ncig vim nws txoj kev siab zoo thiab txoj kev nws mloog lawv."

Tsis tsuas yog nws saib xyuas thiab nyiam nws lub sijhawm thov Vajtswv, nws kuj nyiam skate.

“Qhov ntawd yog nws tus cwj pwm, thiab. Nws zoo li khiav mus rau hauv nws txoj kev, ”Muam Kathleen hais. “Nws zoo nkauj heev; ib tug neeg nrog luag zoo nkauj. "

Muam Mary Francele Sherburne, SSND

Muam Mary Francele Sherburne Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of Notre Dame

Ob peb hnub tom qab ntawd, Muam Mary Francele Sherburne tuag thaum muaj hnub nyoog 99 xyoos.

Nws muab nws lub neej rau kev kawm. Nws pib ua tus kws qhia ntawv hauv tsev kawm theem qis hauv Madison thiab thaum kawg tau los ua tus xibfwb qhia ntawv Askiv ntawm Mount Mary College. Nws kuj yog lus Askiv raws li Kev Ua Haujlwm Pabcuam Thib Ob.

Thaum Muam Francele nyiam ntaus piano thiab ua khoom siv tes ua, nws paub tias yog ib tug txawj sau ntawv. Nws txawm kho Tsev Kawm Ntawv Cov viv ncaus ntawm St. Francis peb lub hlis twg cov ntawv xov xwm.

Muam Sue hais tias nws hlub nws tej lus thov txhua hnub thiab ua rau tib neeg xav tias muaj nuj nqis. Muam Francele kuj mob siab rau kite ya raws Lake Michigan.

"Nws hais ib zaug tias tib neeg zoo li kites, lawv yuav tsum ya," Muam Sue hais luag. “Qhov ntawd tsis tau txhais hais tias hauv lub dav hlau. Nws txhais tau tias muaj kev ywj pheej ua raws li Vajtswv hu koj ua."

Muam Sue hais tias Muam Francele muaj tus cwj pwm ua si, kev lom zem qhuav thiab ib txwm ua rau nws xav tias tseem ceeb.

"Yog hais tias nws tab tom mloog ib yam dab tsi hauv xov tooj cua lossis saib TV, nws yuav tsum kaw tam sim ntawd thiab hais tias, 'Cia peb tham," "Muam Sue hais. “Nws yeej muaj nuj nqis rau tib neeg. Nws muaj nws tus kheej kev nyuaj siab, tab sis nws ib txwm zoo li puag lub neej. Nws hais tias thaum kawg ntawm nws lub neej, 'Kuv tau muaj lub neej tag nrho.'

Muam Annelda Holtkamp, ​​SSSF

Muam Annelda Holtkamp Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of St. Francis

Txog thaum nruab nrab Lub Plaub Hlis, tus txiv plig thib plaub ntawm Peb Tus Poj Niam ntawm Angels Convent tuag vim muaj teeb meem los ntawm COVID-19.

Muam Annelda Holtkamp yog tus txiv laus laus tshaj plaws thaum muaj hnub nyoog 102. Nws loj hlob hauv ib thaj teb hauv Iowa thiab pib ua haujlwm tom qab kawm tiav qib yim. Thaum nws tau cog lus tseg thaum nws muaj hnub nyoog 26 xyoos, Muam Annelda tau siv sijhawm ntau ntawm nws lub neej saib xyuas thiab ua noj rau nws cov kwv tij uas yog ib tug niam tsev nyob hauv cov rooj sib txoos thoob plaws Midwest, suav nrog hauv Kenosha, Chilton thiab Milwaukee.

Nyob rau hauv nws obituary, nws tau nco txog nws "kev ntseeg, tus cwj pwm zoo, thiab kev zoo siab."

Sister Mary hais tias, “Nws tau ua ib co hauj lwm sib raug zoo, thiab nws kuj tau mus saib xyuas cov neeg laus,” Muam Mary hais. “Nws ua siab ntev rau cov neeg laus uas nws ua haujlwm nrog. Thiab txhua daim duab kuv tau pom ntawm nws, nws muaj lub ntsej muag luag ntxhi zoo nkauj tshaj plaws. "

Ntxiv nrog rau qhov luag tsis nco qab, Muam Annelda nyiam ua phaib thiab ua paj ntaub. Nws rab koob ua haujlwm tau txais nws ob txoj hlua ncaj ncees hauv Calumet County thaum nws tab tom ua haujlwm ntawm St. Mary's Convent hauv Chilton.

Muam Bernadette Kelter, SSSF

Muam Bernadette Kelter Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of St. Francis

Kwv yees li ib lub lis piam tom qab ntawd, Muam Bernadette Kelter dhau los thaum muaj hnub nyoog 88 xyoo.

Nws yug los hauv Middleton thiab siv ib nrab ntawm nws txoj haujlwm ua tus kws qhia ntawv thiab ib nrab ua tus pab saib xyuas kev noj qab haus huv hauv tsev.

Muam Bernadette tau ua ib tug kws qhia ntawv nyob rau Midwest tau txog 30 xyoo. Nws qhia hauv Wisconsin cov tsev kawm ntawv theem pib hauv Hartford, Menomonee Falls thiab Nenno.

Nws tau ncaim lub ntiaj teb no mus saib xyuas nws niam thiab tau poob rau hauv kev hlub nrog txoj haujlwm ntawd.

“Kuv qhuas qhov ntawd txog nws. Tsuas yog hloov koj lub neej thaum koj loj tuaj, "Muam Kathleen hais.

Thaum ua haujlwm pab saib xyuas kev noj qab haus huv hauv tsev, Muam Bernadette tau mus xyuas tib neeg txog li tsib zaug hauv ib hnub hauv txhua yam huab cua. Nws so haujlwm thaum muaj hnub nyoog 76 xyoo.

Hnub los txog thaum Muam Bernadette yuav tsum tau tsiv mus rau Peb Tus Poj Niam ntawm Cov Tubtxib saum ntuj. Thaum nws nyob ntawd, nws nyiam ua si, puzzles, suab paj nruag thiab kos duab. Nws kuj coj nws cov kwv tij nyob rau hauv lub rosary txhua hnub.

Muam Josephine Seier, SSSF

Muam Joesphine Seier Diam duab courtesy of School Sisters of St. Francis

Tom qab ntawd lub Tsib Hlis 1, tus txiv plig thib rau tau tuag los ntawm COVID-19 qhov teeb meem thaum muaj hnub nyoog 94 xyoos.

Muam Josephine Seier saib xyuas nws cov viv ncaus uas yog ib tug tswv tsev hauv cov rooj sib txoos hauv Waupun thiab Milwaukee, ua noj ua haus thiab tu lawv.

Muam Mary thiab Muam Kathleen tau ntsib nws ntau xyoo dhau los thaum lawv tsiv mus rau Nebraska los qhia hauv lub nroog me me. Muam Josie, thaum lawv hu nws, thiab lwm tus txiv plig coj lawv hauv tsev neeg zoo li lawv tau nkag mus rau cov zej zog tshiab no.

Muam Kathleen hais tias, “Lawv saib peb zoo li lawv cov ntxhais. “Peb xav tias lawv yog cov kws qhia thiab cov kws tshaj lij ntawm sab ntsuj plig. Lawv tsuas yog cov neeg zoo xwb. "

Niam Mab Liab hais tias, “Thaum kuv nyob ib puag ncig nws, muaj kev lom zem mus ntxiv. “Josie yeej coj ntau yam kev lom zem. Nws nyiam nyeem cov dab neeg keeb kwm - poj niam tom qab kuv lub siab. Kuv xav tias nws tsuas muaj kev mob siab rau tib neeg thiab ua rau tib neeg zoo siab. "

Muam Josie thaum kawg tau txais daim ntawv pov thawj hauv gerontology los ntawm University of Nebraska, tso cai rau nws saib xyuas cov neeg laus hauv pawg ntseeg ua haujlwm zoo dua.

Kev quaj ntsuag Thaum Muaj Kab Mob Sib Kis

Muam Kathleen tau hais tias tsis muaj peev xwm ua tau lub ntees tuag yog qhov nyuaj.

Feem ntau, cov niam txiv tsev neeg, pawg ntseeg thiab cov tub ntxhais kawm yav dhau los tuaj xyuas lawv.

Cov viv ncaus Tsev Kawm Ntawv ntawm St. Francis tau tso cov yeeb yaj kiab ntawm lawv cov viv ncaus ntees tuag online. Cov viv ncaus tsev kawm ntawv ntawm Notre Dame kuj tau tshaj tawm lub ntees tuag ntawm Muam Poj huab tais thiab Syog Francele online.

Sister Mary hais tias, “Thaum peb sib sau ua ke rau lub ntees tuag thiab peb nyeem tag nrho tej yam zoo no txog tus muam, koj xav tias nws tau coj lub neej zoo li cas,” Muam Mary hais. “Peb tuaj yeem zoo siab rau qhov ntawd rau nws, txawm tias peb yuav nco nws. Nws yog ob qho kev xyiv fab thiab kev tu siab ua ke ”

Muam Mary Diez, sab laug, thiab Muam Kathleen O'Brien sawv ua ke ntawm Alverno College. Angela Major / WPR

Cov neeg ua haujlwm ntawm Peb Tus Poj Niam ntawm Angels Convent tsis ua tiav ntawm kev sib kis thoob plaws, ib yam nkaus.

Muam Kathleen hais tias, “Nws tsuas yog nyuaj heev. “Lawv hlub cov muam heev. Pom neeg muaj mob thiab tuag sai sai, raws li tau tshwm sim rau lawv. Nws ceev heev. Nws tsis tau kos tawm zoo li koj hnov ​​​​hauv qee kis tshwj xeeb. "

Thiab tau kawg, cov viv ncaus kuj tu siab thiab. Cov nuns yog ib tsev neeg. Muam Mary hais tias cov poj niam uas dhau mus zoo li lawv pog.

Sister Mary hais tias, “Qhov uas niaj hnub nplij siab tiag tiag … yog qhov uas lawv xav nrog Vajtswv nyob rau qee yam,” Muam Mary hais. "Thaum tus muam tuag thiab tau ua lub neej zoo, peb ua kev zoo siab vim peb paub tias tam sim no peb muaj tus neeg dawb huv saum ntuj ceeb tsheej saib xyuas peb."

Niam Txiv Txoj Cai

"Tsis muaj leej twg ntawm (cov muam) sau ib phau ntawv lossis tsim ib lub tuam txhab lossis ib yam dab tsi uas ntau tus neeg suav tias yog ib qho tseem ceeb," Sister Kathleen tau hais. "Tab sis, koj paub, txhua tus ntawm lawv hloov lub neej." 

"Kuv xav tias lawv yog cov neeg uas tsis tau thawb lawv cov txheej txheem lossis lawv lub neej raws li lawv nyob hauv lawv lub neej," Muam Sue ntxiv. “Lawv nyob ntsiag to thiab muaj zog sib qhia tej txiaj ntsim uas Vajtswv muab rau lawv.”

Raws li kev tu siab zoo li cov neeg tuag, Muam Sue tau hais tias nws tau coj kev saib xyuas rau lawv cov zej zog.

“Peb tsis muaj ntau ntxiv lawm. Coob leej niaj hnub no tsis paub leej twg yog viv ncaus, "tus muam Sue hais. "Kuv xav tias ua rau tib neeg lub ntsej muag rau peb. Peb yog cov tib neeg zoo ib yam li txhua tus neeg hauv ntiaj teb, thiab peb tau raug hu mus rau lub neej tshwj xeeb no. "

Muam Mary pom zoo.

Sister Mary hais tias "Peb yeej zoo li qhov tsis pom qhov tshwj tsis yog tias koj paub peb tau mus kawm ntawv Catholic lossis tau mus xyuas los ntawm ib tug muam uas ua hauj lwm qhuab qhia lossis saib xyuas kev noj qab haus huv," Sister Mary hais. "Peb yuav tsis mus rub peb tus kheej lub suab tshwj xeeb. (Cov viv ncaus) zoo tib yam li qee txoj hauv kev, lawv zoo tib yam. "

Cov viv ncaus tseem muaj sia nyob tab tom siv sijhawm los xav txog lub sijhawm no txhais li cas.

"Kuv xav tias peb yuav tsum nug peb tus kheej, 'Lub sijhawm no yog dab tsi thiab peb kawm tau dab tsi?'" Muam Sue hais. "Kuv xav tias nws yog lub sijhawm rau peb ua kom muaj kev sib raug zoo. Peb thov Vajtswv rau tib neeg txhua lub sijhawm, tshwj xeeb yog cov uas cuam tshuam los ntawm tus kabmob coronavirus. Tab sis yog tias kuv yuav hais ib yam dab tsi rau tib neeg, kuv xav hais tias tsuas yog paub txog koj txoj kev sib raug zoo thiab sim ua kom tob rau lawv ntau npaum li koj ua tau. "

Muam Mary thiab Muam Kathleen tau sau ib tsab xov xwm hais txog COVID-19 qhov cuam tshuam rau poj niam kev ntseeg. Hauv nws, lawv sau tias:

“Tej zaum qhov kev paub ntawm tus kabmob kis no yuav ua rau peb txhua tus rov qab saib seb peb yuav ua li cas nrog kev mob thiab kev poob. Thov kom nws coj kev hloov pauv, thiab lub ntiaj teb uas qhov kev xav tau ntawm txhua tus tau pom tias yog lub luag haujlwm ntawm txhua tus. "

Lawv hais tias qhov kev xav no txuas mus rau txhua lub zej zog.

Muam Kathleen hais tias, “Koj mus tsis tau ib leeg. “Qhov no yog ib yam uas peb txhua tus yuav tsum tau ntsib ua ke thiab cia peb sib pab. Cia peb tsis txhob hais tias, 'Auj, qhov ntawd yog koj qhov teeb meem. Peb tsis muaj dab tsi ua nrog nws.'

Muam Mary hais ntxiv tias tuaj yeem suav nrog kev txheeb xyuas cov neeg uas muaj kev phom sij lossis ib leeg.

“Cia li ua kom pom tseeb ntawm koj tus kheej thiab hais tias, 'Hmo no lub ntiaj teb kev mob nyob qhov twg? Kuv puas tuaj yeem ua qee yam txog qhov mob ntawd rau lwm tus? Tej zaum tsis txhob coj nws mus, tab sis pab lawv rov tsom xyuas,' "nws hais.

Ntau tshaj 4,000 tus neeg hauv Wisconsin tau tuag los ntawm COVID-19. Tab sis nws yog ntau tshaj li ib tug grim statistic. Tus lej ntawd suav nrog a Ntiaj Teb Tsov Rog II qub tub rog, ib tug hlub pognuns nyob rau hauv ib lub convent, tus kws qhia thiab avid Badgers kiv cua, thiab tau yeej rau cov qub tub rog. Lub lim tiam no, WPR Xov Xwm thiab "Wisconsin Lub Neej" tab tom coj koj cov dab neeg ntawm tsuas yog qee tus ntawm cov neeg uas tau tuag lawm.

Cov nonprofit Wisconsin Center rau Kev Tshawb Xyuas Xov Xwm (ntawm wisconsinwatch.org) koom tes nrog Wisconsin Public Radio, PBS Wisconsin, lwm cov xov xwm tshaj tawm thiab UW-Madison Tsev Kawm Ntawv Xov Xwm thiab Kev Sib Txuas Lus. Txhua yam haujlwm tsim, tshaj tawm, tshaj tawm lossis tshaj tawm los ntawm Lub Chaw tsis tas yuav cuam tshuam cov kev xav lossis kev xav ntawm UW-Madison lossis ib qho ntawm cov koom tes.

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