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Sr. Dennis Kerr, OLVM

SISTER DENNIS KERR, OLVM, age 97, a resident of Saint Anne’s Community, Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana, died on the evening of Monday, December 4, 2023.

Sister Dennis was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 21,1926, to William Kerr and Florence (Roberts) Kerr.  Five sisters, Florence Reeser, Stella Stuart, Mary Ellen Sommerville, Dorothy Maloney,  and Josephine Kudla, along with four  brothers, George Kerr, James Kerr, and Robert Kerr and William Kerr Borle, precede her in death.  Surviving sister are her nieces and nephews, along with her Victory Noll Sisters with whom she shared life and community for 75 years.

Sister Dennis entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on October 30, 1947, and made first vows on August 5, 1950.  She served in the states of Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Michigan, New Jersey, California and Colorado.   Sister served in the ministry of catechetics and in the last years before she retired, she ministered at the Holy Spirit outreach center in Denver, Colorado. Sister Dennis returned to Victory Noll in 2012.

The Vigil Service for Sister Dennis will be at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2023. The funeral liturgy will be on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. in Bishop Noll Memorial Chapel and if you would like to participate via livestream, please email  to request the livestream link for the funeral liturgy only.

Burial will be at Victory Noll Cemetery immediately following the liturgy.

McElhaney Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences: 

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