Sr. Lydia Mary Yokiel, C.R., 104 years old. Member of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Resurrection died May 7 at Resurrection Life Center. Loving daughter of the late John and Mary (Sonnek) Yokiel. Survived by her sister, Angela Chirpich, and brother James. Preceded in death by her brothers, Clement and John, and sisters, Colette Wanzek and Sister Mary Therese. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Sister Lydia Mary was a teacher and principal for a total of 54 years at St. Thecla, St. Mary of the Angels, Resurrection High School and St. Casimir High School, followed by 16 years of ministry in Spiritual Services at Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center and Resurrection Medical Center. Visitation Thursday, May 10, 1:00-1:45 p.m. at Resurrection Life Center, 7370 W. Talcott Avenue, and 2:00-7:00 p.m. at the Sisters of the Resurrection Provincial Home at 7432 W. Talcott Avenue, Chicago, followed by Funeral Mass at 7:00 p.m. at the Provincial Home. Private Burial Friday at St. Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Resurrection College Prep High School for tuition assistance or Sisters of the Resurrection Retirement Fund.
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