Sr. Lillian Goeke 1996

Sister Lillian Goeke, 1903-1996 Born April 2, 1903, Newport, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 20, 1921First Profession June 26, 1923Died March 23, 1996 Sr. Lillian was born to John Bernard and Margaret Heitzmann Goeke and given the name Evelyn Margaret. She first met the Benedictine Sisters when her sister Dorothy attended Villa Madonna Academy boarding Read more »

Sr. Frances Jacobs 1996

Sister Frances Jacobs, 1919-1996 Born July 11, 1919, Sparta, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died August 27, 1996 Sr. Frances was born in Sparta, Kentucky to Frank P. and Angela Weldon Jacobs and given the name Rosella Margaret. She was the fourth of seven children, four boys and three girls. Read more »

Sr. Adelaide Feldbauer 1996

Sister Adelaide Feldbauer, 1895-1996 Born May 13, 1895, St. Mary’s, PennsylvaniaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, June 21, 1916First Profession April 1, 1918Died November 29, 1996 Sr. Adelaide was the sixth of nine children. Her family operated a fruit farm but also grew vegetables and raised chickens to support the large family. Through the influence of Fr. Read more »

Sr. Dorothy Kroetzsch 1996

Sister Dorothy Kroetzsch, 1918-1996 Born February 8, 1918, Oakley, OhioEntered St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1937First Profession June 29, 1939Died August 19, 1996 Sr. Dorothy was born to Frank and Jennie Lillian Broadwell Kroetzsch and given the name Rosella Frances. When her father died, Rosella and her sister Dorothy went ot live at the Good Read more »

Sr. Stella Kelz 1996

Sister Stella Kelz, 1911-1996 Born October 8, 1911, Union, New JerseyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, September 8, 1927First Profession February 10, 1930Died November 16, 1996 Sr. Stella was the second of four children,, two boys and two girls. In her early children her family moved to Brooklyn, New York; she carried traces of that accent all Read more »

Sr. Gregory Bordenave 1996

Sister Gregory Bordenave, 1908-1996 Born August 26, 1908, New Orleans, LouisianaEntered St. Scholastica Priory, Covington, Louisiana, August 23, 1925First Profession August 7, 1927Transferred vow of stability to St. Walburg Monastery, August 15, 1990Died July 1, 1996 Sr. Gregory was born to John and Pualine Guibilate Bordenave and given the names Cecilia Christina. Cecilia entered St. Read more »