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Sister Germaine Hullerman -- Rochester

September 17, 2018

Sister Germaine Hullerman (Sister Roxanne), 86, a Franciscan Sister of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes, Rochester, died at Assisi Heights Sept. 12, 2018.

Germaine Cecilia Hullerman was born July 31, 1932, in Heron Lake, Minn., to George and Bernadette (Schneider) Hullerman. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis in 1951, from Sacred Heart Parish, Heron Lake. Sister Germaine made first vows in 1954 and perpetual vows in 1957. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the College of St. Teresa, Winona, in 1956.

Sister Germaine served as a registered nurse at Saint Marys Hospital Campus for 38 years, at St. Francis Convalescent Home in Denver for two years, and at Assisi Heights for six years. On retiring from nursing, Sister Germaine served as sacristan at Saint Marys Hospital Chapel for three years and then as an Auxiliary Volunteer for eight years, until she moved to Assisi Heights in 2016.

Sister Germaine is survived by her Franciscan Sisters with whom she shared life for 63 years; a sister, Marlene Hermes of Salina, Kan.; nieces and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Richard, Alvin and David Hullerman.

A prayer vigil with sharing of memories is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in the Chapel of Our Lady of Lourdes at Assisi Heights. The funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Lourdes Chapel. Visitation one hour prior. Burial at Calvary Cemetery, Rochester.

Memorials are suggested to the Sisters of St. Francis, Office of Mission Advancement, Assisi Heights, 1001 14th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901.

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