Sr. Columba Krystyna Lis

November 6, 1927March 4, 2019

Lis, Sr. Columba Krystyna, O.P.

Sister Columba was born on November 6, 1927 in Poland. In 1949 she traveled to the U.S. to join the American Province of Polish Dominican Sisters in Justice, IL. She was a graduate of Rosary College, later Dominican University in River Forest, IL. She worked in Justice, IL and Knox, IN serving the elderly and children. In 1960, she was sent to Milwaukee where she worked as a nurse, a food service supervisor and from 1966 to 2006, a nursing home administrator of St. Ann Rest Home. She also served her religious community as a Superior of the Milwaukee house and a Provincial Superior of the American Province.

Visitation for Sister Columba will be held at St. Ann Rest Home in Milwaukee, WI on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:00 a.m.

An Illinois visitation will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Rosary Hill Nursing Home, 9000 W. 81st St. in Justice, IL from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by Ridge F.H. Directors. Info: 773-586-7900 or


  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 14, 2019

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