Sister Rose Therese Bahr, ASC died Feb. 18, 2016. Born March 1, 1960, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Frank W. Bahr and Mary Victoria Bahr. She had a PhD in Philosophy and an MA in Nursing Education. She was a former Academic Dean of Clinical Nursing at Sacred Heart College, Hospital Supervisor at St. Francis Hospital in Carlsbad, N.M., Director of Nursing at St. Mary’s Enid, Professor of Nursing at the University of Kansas, Professor of Nursing and Chair Division of Community Health Nursing at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., Provincial Councilor ASC Leadership team from 1992-1996, Nursing Lecturer at Kansas Newton College, Professor of Nursing at Newman University.
Sister Rose Therese Bahr was a grant writer and fundraiser for Center for Health & Wellness and The Lord’s Diner; Board member for several organizations including Abstinence Education Inc., Guadalupe Clinic, Inc. The Lord’s Diner, Inc., Newman University, La Familia Community
Center, Kansas Health Ethics and The Wichita Diocesan St. Katherine Drexel School Fund.
Survivors include three nephews, William Bahr of Bloomingdale, Ill., Robert Bahr, Alexandria, VA. and Thomas Bahr of Chester, VA; several cousins including Sisters Francella, Mary Ann, Jeannine, Teresa and Philomena Bahr, ASC; a myriad of friends and colleagues; and Sisters of the ASC Community. She was receded in death by her parents; a sister, Sister Francita Bahr, ASC; and three brothers, Herman, Vernon
and Frank Bahr.
A welcoming service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Wake service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. All services will be held at the Chapel of the New Covenant, Adorers of the Blood of Christ Wichita Center, 1165 Southwest Blvd. Interment will be at the Community Cemetery of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in Wichita. A memorial fund has been established for the retirement of Sisters, ASC, 1165 Southwest Blvd., Wichita, KS. 67213.
Funeral arrangements provided by
DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary*
201 S. Hydraulic
Wichita, KS. 67201
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 23, 2016