This web site is a memorial to those individuals who were passionate about the reform of the
Roman Catholic liturgy as set forth in Sacrosanctum Concilium (the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy)
and who now, in eternal life, worship the God whom they served in this life.

Teri Dlugosch

Teri Luann Dlugosch
February 16, 1951 - January 14, 2006

Teri was born on February 16, 1951 in Rush City, MN to Harold and Zola (Thomas) Chollett. She married Richard J. Dlugosch on May 8, 1971 in Edina, MN. For 32 years she served the Church of Saint Augustine, St. Cloud, MN, as organist and liturgist and was currently serving Saint Joseph’s parish in St. Joseph, MN. She worked in various Liturgical Ministries for the Diocese of Saint Cloud, Office of Worship, was employed as a music teacher at Saint Augustine’s Grade School, and was self-employed as a piano teacher. She was a member of the National Pastoral Musicians Association and the Minnesota Center Chorale.

Teri was a talented musician who touched the lives of many by sharing her musical gifts. She was an accomplished organist and also played piano, guitar, accordion, and several other instruments. In addition to playing liturgical music at church, Teri played music at numerous ceremonies, receptions, and parties. Through music, she volunteered for the Daughters of Isabella, Christian Women, school-children, nursing home tenants, and U.S. Veterans. She was dedicated to the monks at Saint John's Abbey, Collegeville, MN, to the sisters at Saint Benedict's Monastery, St. Joseph, MN, and to the Diocese of Saint Cloud. She accompanied music for many diocesan liturgies and events including the televised Mass and the annual Clergy Conference.

Teri was a loving wife, mother, aunt, sister, godmother, and daughter. She was passionate about her family, and she was actively involved in the lives of her children. She was well known by family and friends for her unique sense of humor and dynamic personality.

Survivors include her husband Richard, children: Patrick (Carrie) of Minneapolis, Candice (Spec. US Army) in Heidelberg, Germany, Rebekah of Grand Forks, ND, Brendan of St. Cloud; mother Zola Bach of Kimball; brother and sister: Gary of Cloverdale and Trudi Knopes of Clarkston, WA. She was preceded in death by her father, brother Richard, and sister Lois.