A funeral Mass for Sister Marilyn Uline, OP, (formerly Sister Mary Loretto) was celebrated Aug. 10 at St. Catherine Chapel at the motherhouse of the Adrian Dominican Sisters in Adrian, Michigan. Sister Marilyn died July 31 at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian. She was 86 years old and in the 67th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.
Sister Marilyn was born in Lakewood, Ohio, to Charles and Harriet (Holmes) Uline. She graduated from Mount St. Mary Academy in St. Charles, Illinois, and earned a bachelor’s degree in speech from Siena Heights College in Adrian, a master’s in English from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and a master’s degree in pastoral theology from Loyola University in Chicago.
Sister Marilyn ministered for more than 15 years in elementary and secondary education in Detroit and Jackson, Michigan; Cleveland and Conneaut, Ohio; and Chicago. She served nine years in campus ministry at Siena Heights College (now University) in Adrian and at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, and 10 years as a pastoral associate and in adult education at St. Cronan Parish in St. Louis (2003-05) and in Evansville, Indiana.
She also ministered for five years with First Investors Corporation in Chicago, five years with Eighth Day Center in Chicago and seven years in clerical ministry in Utica and Troy, Michigan, and in Chicago. She became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in Adrian in 2015.
Sister Marilyn is survived by sisters Lois Nugent (Dale) of Antioch, Illinois, Margaret Boyce (Thomas) of Lemont, Illinois, Joanne Schutz (James) of Westlake Village, California, and Carol Uline of Jacksonville, Alabama; and a brother, Father Cyprian Uline, OFM, of Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Burial was in the congregation cemetery.