Larkin, Sister Mary Lou BVM (Mark)
84, died August 29, 2014, at the Mother House in Dubuque, Iowa. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery. She was born September 18, 1929 to Mark Aloysius and Henrietta Ketchmark Larkin. She entered the BVM congregation from St. Agnes Parish, Phoenix on September 8, 1947 after graduating from St. Mary’s High School. She was an elementary school teacher and superior/principal in Oak Park and Chicago, Illinois; and Montrose, Santa Ana and Los Angeles, California. She served in parish ministry and as a director of religious education in Schiller Park, Mt. Prospect and Chicago, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother James Larkin and sister Colleen Ford. She is survived by a brother, Mark (Shirley) Larkin, Scottsdale, AZ; nieces and nephews; and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 67 years.