Sister Rita  Vukovic, O.S.F.
Sister Rita Vukovic, age 89 of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, Indiana, died Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the convent.
Born April 6, 1930, in Dayton, Ohio, she is the daughter of Catherine (nee Fiedler) and Paul Vukovic.
She entered the convent September 8, 1948, and made her final vows August 12, 1954.
She taught at schools in Indianapolis and Ohio before spending 43 years at Ritter Cardinal High School in Indianapolis.
She is survived by her sister Mary Flinn and brothers Robert and Thomas Vukovic. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by sisters Sister Kathryn Ann Vukovic, OSF, Frances Bunger, Dorothy Newton, Ann Gale, Terri Ruble and brothers John, George, Paul and Joseph Vukovic.
Visitation is Wednesday, October 9, from 1-3 p.m. at the convent chapel in Oldenburg. Funeral services follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Neri Greskoviak, OFM, officiating. Burial will follow in the convent cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN 47036 ( For complete notice and online condolences, go to
Published on October 6, 2019


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Oct 09, 2019
You will be missed Sister.. thank you so much for your service to God and to all your students !
Heartfelt sympathy to all who mourn the passing of Sister Rita!
William Ross
Oct 08, 2019
Days of Sunshine Bouquet was purchased for the family of Sister Rita Vukovic, O.S.F. by William Ross.  Send flowers
Teresa (Nasser) Tanoos-Carlock
Oct 06, 2019
Sister Rita made a lasting and positive impact on my life, and the lives of all those who were privileged to know her. She will be sorely missed, yet incredibly blessed by God, who she is surely with in Heaven!