Sr. Lea McGuire 1999

Sister Lea McGuire, 1911-1999 Born October 13, 1911, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 16, 1928First Profession August 30, 1930Died January 8, 1999 At the age of five, Sr. Lea and her only brother Joe were placed in St. Joseph Orphanage where they were raised by the Benedictine Sisters. The efforts of many people to Read more »

Sr. Valeria Schmidt 1999

Sister Valeria Schmidt, 1918-1999 Born November 18, 1918, Latonia, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died September 8, 1999 Sr. Valeria was the youngest of seventeen children, five of whom died in infancy and all of whom preceded her in death. When she was fifteen, her mother died suddenly. Not long Read more »

Sr. Lois Elaine Krouse 1999

Sr. Lois Elaine Krouse Born September 17, 1921, South Bend, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 2, 1953First Profession August 24. 1954Died November 7, 1999 Sr. Lois Elaine was born in South Bend, Indiana but in her early years her family moved to the farmlands of South Dakota. During World War II Lois enlisted in the Read more »

Sr. Marian Oldendick 1999

Sister Marian Oldendick, 1910-1999 Born February 1, 1910, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, February 25, 1932First Profession August 25, 1933Died January 30, 1999 Sr. Marian was the second youngest of eight children. Three of her sisters died very young. Sr. Marian was a classmate of Sr. Edward Sandheger and both of them excelled at basketball, Read more »