Koster, Anna Marie 1

Birth Name Koster, Anna Marie 2 3 4 5 6
Nick Name Sr. Julia Agnes
Also Known As Agnes, Sister Julia
Gender female
Age at Death 101 years, 6 months, 6 days


SISTER JULIA AGNES KOSTER SSJ - September 19, 2010, beloved daughter of the late William and Anna Koster; sister of Beatrice Knolbock, Rita Yaeger of California and the late Clarence, Alfred Koster; also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday 2-5 PM at the Sisters of Saint Joseph Clarence Residence 4975 Strickler Rd., Clarence where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Wednesday evening at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Online condolences may be sent to www.denglerrobertsperna funeral.com.

Published in the Buffalo News from Sept. 21 to Sept. 22, 2010


Sister Julia Agnes Koster, who taught and served as principal for many years in area Catholic elementary schools, died Sunday in the Sisters of St. Joseph Residence, Clarence. She was 101.

Born Anna Koster in Buffalo, she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1929 and pronounced her vows in 1930. She earned a bachelor's degree in education from Mount St. Joseph Teachers College in 1947.

Her 48 years of ministry in education included schools in Buffalo, North Tonawanda, East Aurora, Attica, Langford, Falconer and Salamanca.

She later served for 16 years as director of housekeeping at the Sisters of St. Joseph Residence.

Survivors include two sisters, Beatrice Knoblock and Rita Yeager.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in the Sisters of St. Joseph Residence, 10324 Main St., Clarence.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Nobility Title     Sister  
Birth 13 March 1909     4 3 2 5 6
Took vows 29 August 1935 Sisters of St. Joseph, Clarence, Erie Co., New York, United States of America Sister Julia Agnes 4 3 2 5 6
Death 19 September 2010 Clarence, Erie Co., New York, United States of America    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Koster, William28 October 187624 October 1964
Mother Foit, Anna1 November 188112 December 1983
    Brother     Koster, Clarence J. 29 September 1901 17 May 1995
    Brother     Koster, Alfred William 12 January 1905 16 January 1985
         Koster, Anna Marie 13 March 1909 19 September 2010
    Sister     [Living], [Living]
    Brother     Koster, Walter R. 28 April 1915 before 1920
    Sister     [Living], [Living]
    Sister     Koster, Mary about 1919 before 1920


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