Sister Adelgunda Platz, 1882-1960

Born January 25, 1882, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Entered St. Walburg Monastery, November 14, 1906
First Profession August 10, 1908
Died December 28, 1960

Sr. Adelgunda Platz was born to Christopher and Maria Dohrer Platz and given the name Louise at her baptism. Louise entered St. Walburg Monastery on November 14, 1906 and received the habit and her new name on March 21, 1907. Sr. Adelgunda made first profession on August 10, 1908 and final profession on December 29, 1911. She celebrated her Silver Jubilee in 1933 and Golden in 1958.

Sr. Adelgunda taught at the following schools:

  • St. Walburg Academy (Grades 2 & 3) 1907-08
  • St. Benedict (Grades 3-6) 1908-28
  • St. Henry (Grades 4-5) 1928-34
  • St. James, Brooksville(Grades 1-4) 1934-40; (Grades 1-3) 1945-50
  • All Saints, Walton (Grades 1-4) 1950

Sr. Adelgunda died on December 28, 1960 and was survived by two sisters, one of whom was Sr. Ida Platz, OSB.