Marcus and Frances Frederick Bauer welcomed Florentine into their family July 29, 1916. She entered St. Scholastica Convent in 1931 and on her investing day she received the name of Sister Consuella . For 21 years she taught in the elementary and high schools in Arkansas, Texas, and Missouri. She was principal at St. Scholastica Academy nine years, Superintendent of Arkansas Catholic Schools for four years; Diocesan Director of Religious Education for eight years; and community secretary for eight years. She also worked in Pastoral Ministry in North Little Rock. Sister Consuella, 94 of St. Scholastica passed away Monday, January 03, 2011.
Vespers for the dead will be 7:30 PM Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at St. Scholastica Monastery Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, January 5, 2011 with Monsignor John O'Donnell as preside, at St. Scholastica Monastery Chapel with burial to follow at St. Scholastica Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Fentress Mortuary of Fort Smith.
She is survived by one brother Linus and his wife Vernoica Bauer of Little Rock, two sisters: Pat Presley of Baltimore, MD and Connie Bulmaski and her husband Joe of North Little Rock; one brother-in-law Fred Woeltje of Morrison Bluff, nieces, nephews, and her Religious Family. Those who preceded her in death were her parents, four sisters; Regina, Cecilia Krallman, Marie Woeltje, Helen Moore and one brother Roman Bauer.
In lieu of flowers please send memorials to the St. Scholastica Monastery P.O. Box 3489 Ft. Smith, AR 72913.