Sister Delores A. Pint, 84, of Burlington, died at 7:36 AM Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Genesis Medical Center West, Davenport, IA.
Born February 10, 1933, in Osage, IA, she was the daughter of Fredrick and Margaret Therese Bodensteiner Pint.
She was a 1951 graduate of Osage High School. She received her BA from Clarke College in Dubuque and her MA from the University of Northern Iowa.
Sister professed final vows on June 9, 1954, as a sister of the Presentation religious community in Dubuque and she is a member of the Sisters for Christian Community. Sister Delores was a teacher for 18 years in the Catholic schools in Dubuque. She was then a counselor for the Burlington public schools for 28 years.
She was a member of SS. Mary & Patrick Catholic Church, West Burlington. She enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, and Iowa Hawkeye football. She volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul food pantry.
Survivors include two brothers, Norbert Pint of Forrest City, IA and James (Betty) Pint of Akron, OH; one sister, Rosemary (William) Paschke of Milwaukee, WI; many nieces and nephews including Elizabeth (Stephen Ramirez) Knaack of Davenport, IA, and Jennifer (Scott) Carrick of Glendale, AZ; many great nieces and nephews including Alex Knaack and Annabelle Knaack.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters, Dorothy, in infancy, Betty, and Patricia.
Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends following a 5:00 PM Rosary Service until 7:00 PM Friday, June 9, 2017, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection for Sister Pint will be 9:30 AM Saturday, June 10, 2017, at SS. Mary and Patrick Catholic Church, West Burlington with Very Rev. Father Marty Goetz as the Celebrant. Music will be provided by the Des Moines County Resurrection Choir. A time of food and fellowship will be held at St. Mary's Parish Center following the service. Cremation will be entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory following the service. Burial will be 1:00 PM Monday, June 12, 2017, at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Osage, IA .
A memorial has been established to SS. Mary & Patrick Catholic Church, West Burlington.