Fr. Louis Wyrsch
Diocese announced 12/07 that it had recently received a credible allegation against Wyrsch involving abuse of a minor about 40 years prior. Worked in Poplar Bluff and Joplin before taking leaving in 1969. Returned as a chaplain at SW Missouri State College in 1970. Left active ministry again in 1973, was laicized in 1989, and died in 1997. On the diocese’s list 11/19/18.
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