Sister Joan Walz, 86, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died July 5, 2017, in Owensboro, Ky., in her 67th year of religious life. She was a native of Hawesville, Ky. Her former religious name was Sister Joan of Arc.
She taught at St. Mary School in Nebraska City, 1955-57, then was principal at St. Joseph School in Paul from 1957-61. She also ministered in Kentucky.
Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Jackson of Owensboro, Ky., and a brother, George Walz, of Harned, Ky.
The funeral Mass was to be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 10, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation began Sunday at 4 p.m., with a wake service at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is handling arrangements.
Gifts in memory of Sister Joan may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.