Sr. Lea McGuire 1999


Sister Lea McGuire, 1911-1999Born October 13, 1911, Covington, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, July 16, 1928First Profession August 30, 1930Died January 8, 1999At 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 learn something of their parents proved fruitless. In 1922 on her eleventh birthday, Sr. Lea received a card from her mother but the envelope contained no return address. Her brother received a similar card but his stated that the mother was recovering from injuries suffered in World War [...]

Sr. Lea McGuire 19992018-11-05T17:17:03+00:00

Sr. Valeria Schmidt 1999


Sister Valeria Schmidt, 1918-1999Born November 18, 1918, Latonia, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, December 27, 1938First Profession June 29, 1940Died September 8, 1999Sr. 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 after she began working at McAlpin's Tea Room and later at the Clopay Shade Company. She spoke frequently of her years there and of the deep and lasting friendships she formed.At the age of twenty she entered St. Walburg Monastery. Sr. Valeria spent the major portion of her [...]

Sr. Valeria Schmidt 19992018-11-05T17:17:07+00:00

Sr. Lois Elaine Krouse 1999


Sr. Lois Elaine KrouseBorn September 17, 1921, South Bend, IndianaEntered St. Walburg Monastery, January 2, 1953First Profession August 24. 1954Died November 7, 1999Sr. 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 Women's Army Corps and served as an office worker in the United States. On August 5, 1945 she was received into the Catholic Church. Later while working in St. Louis, she met Srs. Genevieve Schulte and James Owen who were studying there that summer. Through them she learned [...]

Sr. Lois Elaine Krouse 19992018-11-05T17:17:13+00:00

Sr. Marian Oldendick 1999


Sister Marian Oldendick, 1910-1999Born February 1, 1910, Bellevue, KentuckyEntered St. Walburg Monastery, February 25, 1932First Profession August 25, 1933Died January 30, 1999Sr. 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, winning trophies as co-captains of their team. Sr. Edward frequently recounted how she saw Sr. Marian swim the Ohio River from the bank in Bellevue to the Cincinnati side.Sr. Marian entered St. Walburg Monastery in 1932. Her ministries included teaching and hospital work. She taught from 1933 until [...]

Sr. Marian Oldendick 19992018-11-05T17:17:17+00:00

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