Mary Anne (Lucinda) Humbel

HUMBEL-MARY-ANNE-134Sister Mary Anne was one of three children born to John and Lucinda (Laux) Humbel. Born on April 2, 1930, in Detroit, she was christened Mary Anne. Sister Mary Anne attended St. Matthew Grade School and Dominican High School in Detroit. After graduation, she entered the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Monroe and received the name Sister Lucinda.

Sister Mary Anne earned a bachelor’s degree from Marygrove College and a Master of Arts from Loyola University, Chicago followed by a Master of Arts in education from DePaul University.  Her early teaching ministry focused on elementary school students in Michigan at St. Matthew, Flint; St. Gregory, Detroit; St. Philip, Battle Creek; and St. John, Benton Harbor. While studying at DePaul University, Sister Mary Anne served as a guidance counselor at Immaculate Heart of Mary High School, Westchester, Ill., and remained there for 15 years. She continued in counseling and teaching at Mother McCauley High School, Chicago, for more than 20 years, while residing in Berwyn, Ill. Sister Mary Anne retired to the IHM Motherhouse in 2012.

Sister Mary Anne is survived by her sister, Jane Dahlman, and brother, John. Read her Remembering here.