In Memoria Early Sisters

Beloved Sisters, 1887-1995

We remember our Sisters who have entered eternal life.

1800s

Candidate Rosina Eckert 
b. 1870, Germany
d. May 5, 1887, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown, WA

Sister M. Innocentia (Elizabeth) Winiger
b. Gerliswil, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
d. 1888, Vows on deathbed. St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown, WA

Sister M. Benedicta (Verena) Hausheer
b. 1862, Cham, Ct. Zug, Switzerland
p. 1885, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
d. September 13, 1889, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA

Sister M. Agnes (Louisa) Gantner
b. Flums, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. August 11, 1891, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. January 25, 1892, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA

Sister Scholastica Muff
b. 1844, Neuenkirch, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. 1862, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Obwalden, Switzerland
d. October 29, 1892, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA

Sister M. Josephine (Katharina) Hodel
b. 1861, Luthern, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. February 14, 1886, St Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA.
d. March 28, 1893, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
She was the first Benedictine to make profession in the Washington Territory.

Sister M. Andrea (Maria) Kennel
b. 1863 Steinerberg, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. August 10, 1887, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. February 4, 1894, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA

Sister M. Agnes (Matilda) Rutzer
b. Flums, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. September 8, 1893, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. May 19, 1895, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA

1900s

Sister M. Rosalia (Adelheid) Ruebli
b. 1860, Giswil, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. 1879, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
d. April 13, 1901, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
She was one of the first three who came from Sarnen to make a foundation in America in 1882.

Candidate Frances Miller
b. St. Gallen, Switzerland
d. October 1901, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA

Sister M. Cherubim (Marguerite) Donahue
b. Philadelphia, PA
p. August 10, 1895, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. March 24, 1902, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA

Sister M. Ida (Josepha) Weber
b. 1855, Eschenz, Ct. Thurgau, Switzerland
p. 1879, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
d. July 28, 1904, Steilacoom, WA

Sister M. Anselma (Maria) Schwarz
b. Flums, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. August 11, 1891, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. May 26, 1907, Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane WA

Sister M. Philomena (Hermina) Schallberger I
b. May 16, 1888, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton, WA
d. March 25, 1908, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Maura (Bertha Marie) Geschwend
b. Switzerland
p. August 14, 1888, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. August 18, 1909, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA

1910s

Sister M. Aloysia (Mary) Moles
b. May 5, 1874, Edwall, WA
p. September 8, 1893, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. October 11, 1911, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Magdalen Suter – Foundress
b. May 14, 1849, Kerns, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. October 2, 1871, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Switzerland
d. July 14, 1913, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID
She was one of the first three to come to America in 1882.

Sister M. Martha (Mary) Fritschi
b. August 25, 1866, Gomiswald, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. February 2, 1905, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. October 26, 1915, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Philomena (Josephine) Schallberger II
b. March 9, 1887, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. September 10, 1908, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. May 12, 1916, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Rose (Bessie) Hodges
b. November 10, 1876, Hastings, NB (Convert)
p. November 13, 1898, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. August 28, 1918, Waha grade — car accident

Sister M. Veronica Steiner (professed as Scholastica in Sarnen)
b. September 30, 1872, Dagmersellen, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. October 16, 1894, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Switzerland
d. February 15, 1919, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID

1920s

Sister M. Augustine (Bernadine) Uhlenkott I
b. June 10, 1872, New Munich MN
p. September 8, 1893, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. November 29, 1920, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Rita (Josephine) Thoma
b. December 1, 1895, Pomeroy, WA
p. December 17, 1918, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. May 24, 1922, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Mother M. Johanna (Josephine) Zumstein – Foundress
b. September 13, 1850, Lungern, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. July 2, 1874, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Switzerland
d. July 31, 1926, St. Ignatius Hospital, Colfax WA
Buried at St. Gertrude’s, in the center of the cemetery.
In 1882 she left St. Andreas in Sarnen, Switzerland to come to America to establish a foundation.

Sister M. Christina (Josephine) Vogler
b. December 13, 1877, Lungern, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. September 10, 1908, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. August 19, 1926, St. Valentine’s Hospital, Wendell, ID
Buried at St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Regina (Agnes) Jentges
b. January 28, 1906, Herndon, KS
Entered from Greencreek, ID
p. July 26, 1926, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. November 22, 1929, Mt. Carmel Hospital, Colville, WA
Buried at St. Gertrude’s.

1930s

Sister M. Meinrada (Thecla) Hartle
b. December 24, 1869, Achstett, Wurttemberg, Germany
p. April 3, 1894, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. February 6, 1930, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA

Sister M. Mercedes (Pia) Voegeli
b. December 10, 1900, Gossau, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID
d. May 30, 1931, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID
(First Sister to die in the stone building)

Sister M. Catherine (Anna) Nufer
b. February 5, 1881, Sachseln, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. September 2, 1902, St. Scholastica, Colton WA
d. April 28, 1932, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID
(First Sister to die there. Funeral at St. Gertrude’s)

Sister M. Marguerite (Mary) Winter
b. February 2, 1868, Henderson, MN
p. August 19, 1889, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA.  
First American-born member of the community to make profession.
d. April 13, 1935, St. Valentine, Wendell ID. Funeral at St. Gertrude’s.

Sister M. Lucia (Anna) Jermain
b. April 11, 1874, Conception, MO
p. November 17, 1898, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. March 1, 1936, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Hyacinth (Lena) Schnider
b. January 3, 1903, Hazelton, ND. ( Entered from Cottonwood ID)
p. July 25, 1924, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 28, 1936, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Angela (Susanna) Kries
b. March 5, 1885, Mt. Carmel, IA (Entered from Genesee, ID)
p. February 2, 1905, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. March 6, 1939, St. Valentine, Wendell ID. Funeral at St. Gertrude’s

1940s

Sister M. Columba (Margaret) Busch
b. February 24, 1873, Fleringen, Germany
p. September 2, 1902, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. May 29, 1940, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Albertine (Josepha) Anderhalden (Prioress 1899-1902)
b. April 10, 1859, Sarnen ,Switzerland
p. October 21, 1875, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Switzerland
d. August 20, 1940, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Agnes (Mary) Mader
b. October 7, 1884, Tuggen, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. February 10, 1906, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. May 9, 1942, St. Valentine’s Hospital, Wendell ID
Funeral at St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Caroline (Katharina) Villiger
b. May 23, 1864, Auw, Ct. Aargau, Switzerland
p. December 28, 1888, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. July 18, 1942, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Bernarda (Caroline) Fritschi
b. May 17, 1870, Gomiswald, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. August 10, 1895, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. April 21, 1943, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Scholastica (Elizabeth) Uhlenkott I (Prioress 1920-1938)
b. September 14, 1878, New Munich, MN
p. August 20, 1896, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. October 6, 1943, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Christina (Cecilia) Ruppert
b. November 10, 1910, Nezperce, ID
p. February 10, 1930, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 6, 1944, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Ottilia (Josephine) Berens
b. March 22, 1892, Woestendoeller, Germany
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 16, 1944, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Antonia (Johanna) Forster
b. December 7, 1872, Libingen, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. November 17, 1898, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. December 13, 1944, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Walburga (Katharina) Ambuehl
b. October 25, 1865, Ruswyl, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. July 31, 1890, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. March 10, 1945, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Nicola (Rosalia) Kiser
b. July 1, 1866, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. August 10, 1895, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. April 8, 1945, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Benigna (Margaret) Weber (Professed first as Sister M. Daniel)
b. April 11, 1897, Zug, Ct. Zug, Switzerland
p. March 19, 1921, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. November 19, 1945, Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane WA

Sister M. Thecla (Sophie) Sommer
b. February 20, 1879, Schotz, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. September 2, 1902, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. December 30, 1946, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Agatha (Mary) Wieber
b. November 7, 1880, Meier’s Grove, MN
p. November 17, 1898, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. August 8, 1947, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Genevieve (Susan Josephine) Carroll
b. September 4, 1900, St. Louis, MO
p. July 25, 1928, Clyde, MO
d. May 10, 1948, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Mechtilde (Magdalen) Maerchi
b. May 29, 1863, Steinerberg, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. August 10, 1887, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. August 18, 1948, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Innocentia (Magdalen) Willenborg
b. March 6, 1907, Greencreek (First Greencreek candidate)
p. June 7, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent. First in the new chapel
d. March 24, 1949, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Frances (Katherina) Bernet
b. Jan. 10, 1868, Gomiswald, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. Aug. 10, 1895, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. April 30, 1949, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

1950s

Sister M. Magdalen (Margaret) Schmitt
b. April 14, 1881, Chippewa Falls, WI Entered from Pomeroy WA
p. Aug. 12, 1914, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. April 17, 1950, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Gertrude (Maria Anna) Rickenbach
b. May 25, 1862, Steinerberg, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. Aug. 10, 1887, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. April 20, 1950, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Hedwig (Mary Cecilia) Condon
b. October 19, 1886, St. Paul, MN
p. February 2, 1902, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. September 18, 1950, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital

Sister M. Francis Xavier (Elizabeth) Wieber
b. February 17, 1873, Meier’s Grove, Sterns Co. MN
Entered from Uniontown WA
p. August 20, 1896, St. Scholastica’s Convent,Colton WA
d. January 8, 1951, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Zita (Rosina) Huegle
b. October 1, 1868, Adelsreuthe by Depfenhaard, Baden, Germany
Sister Oblate September l910
d. January 8, 1951, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Stanislaus (Agnes) Fittkau
b. July 22, 1882, Nosberg, Germany (Entered from Pomeroy, WA)
p. February 10, 1906, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. February 25, 1951, St. Valentine’s Hospital, Wendell ID
Funeral at St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Notburga (Karolina) Felder
b. August 30, 1886, Romocs, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
Sister Oblate November 20, 1925 St. Gertrude’s Convent
d. April 22, 1951, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Helen (Bertha) Beckman
b. November 5, 1903, Effingham, Ill. ( Entered from Greencreek ID)
p. June 7, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. August 12, 1951, Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane WA

Sister M. Dorothy (Theresia) Muller
b. July 24, 1895, Pe Ell WA
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. August 22, 1951, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Placida (Eleanor) Fox
b. March 14, 1872, Edina MO
p. September 8, 1893, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. January 19, 1952, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Verena (Bertha) Wildhaber
b. August 8, 1880, Mels, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. March 3, 1952, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Remigia (Minnie) Baldus
b. July 18, 1888, Wallace ID (Entered from Genesee ID)
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. March 24, 1952, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Callista (Elisabeth) Bergmeier
b. July 9, 1881, Augsburg, Germany
Sister Oblate July 24, l923
d. November 12, 1953, Our Lady of Consolation Hospital, Cottonwood

Sister M. Pia (Marie) Grasser
b. September 4, 1875, Dornbirn, Austria
Sister Oblate
d. December 24, 1956, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Clara (Ottilia) Meyer
b. March 30, 1866, Petersholz, Alsace
p. August 16, 1892, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. January 15, 1957, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood, ID

Sister M. Seraphine (Martha) Vogler
b. May 7, 1887, Lungern, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. June 16, 1957, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Mother M. Hildegard (Anna) Vogler – Foundress
b. November 20, 1867, Lungern, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. August 16, 1892, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. September 22, 1957, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
Prioress 1902-1920

Sister M. Wyborada (Rose) Sieber
b. October 22, 1878, Widnau, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. April 17, 1958, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Monica (Ida) Suter
b. March 20, 1880, Flums, St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. July 14, 1958, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Elizabeth (Theresa) Hager
b. June 21, 1868, Untertheuringen, Wurttemberg, Germany
p. September 2, 1902, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. March 12, 1959, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Claudia (Katherine) Mueller
b. February 4, 1889, Untergrund, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. Oblate (Private vows in 1924)
d. April 10, 1959, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Benedicta (Wilhelmina) Frei
b. January 14, 1874, Widnau, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. August 11, 1891, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown, WA
d. May 2, 1959, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

1960s

Sister M. Cecilia (Emily) Hauser
b. April 18, 1875, Baar, Ct. Zug, Switzerland
p. August 16, 1892, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. February 11, 1960, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Jerome (Bernadine) Arnzen
b. March 1, 1925, Greencreek, Idaho
p. March 24, 1945, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 21, 1960, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Brigitta (Anna Berta) Schneider
b. June 25, 1881, Unter Sigental, Ct. Aargau, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. December 25, 1960, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Juliana (Katherina) Kuemin
b. September 17, 1882, Freienbach, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907 St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. January 28, 1961, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Clementine (Clara) Sattler
b. August 1, 1905, Ludell, KS (Entered from Greencreek ID)
p. July 25, 1924, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 5, 1962, St. Benedict’s Hospital, Jerome ID

Sister M. Ursula (Marie Anna) Betchart
b. November 5, 1883, Steinerberg, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. July 17, 1962, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Laurentia (Theresa) Sommer
b. August 6, 1889, Schotz, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. July 22, 1913 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. November 5, 1962, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Beata (Emilie) Lutz
b. September 22, 1894, Wurttemberg, Germany
p. July 25, 1924 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 9, 1963, St. Benedict’s Hospital, Jerome ID

Sister M. Wendeline (Albertina) Fuchs
b. November 19, 1889, Brislach, Ct. Bern, Switzerland
p. Sister Oblate Private vows
d. December 8, 1963, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Alice (Adeline) Beckman
b. July 31, 1912, Greencreek, Illinois (entered from Greencreek ID)
p. August 16, 1933, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. October 14, 1964, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Ignatia (Caroline) Steiner
b. August 3, 1881, Alpthal, Ct. Schwyz, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica, Colton WA
d. December 3, 1964, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Adelberta (Sophie) Ackermann
b. August 28, 1891, Entlebuch, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 9, 1966, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Alphonsa (Katherine Agnes) Sweeney
b. October 8, 1890, Napa, CA (entered from Genesee ID)
p. September 14, 1910, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. November 1, 1967, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Maura (Marie Kathrin) Schroeter
b. March 1, 1882, Luzern, Switzerland
p. September 14, 1910 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. August 29, 1968, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Cunigunda (Eugenie) Schurra
b. June 15, 1891, St. Petersholz, Alsace, Loraine
p. July 22, 1913, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. September 28, 1968, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Gabriel (Anna Rose) Grasser
b. March 14, 1876, Dornbirn, Austria
p. August 12, 1915 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. January 3, 1969, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Eugenia (Marie Caroline) Schallberger (Prioress 1943-1955)
b. August 1, 1885, Lungern, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton WA
d. July 2, 1969, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

1970s

Sister M. Crescentia (Mary) Neumeier
b. May 16, 1885, Etting, Bayern, Germany
p. February 10, 1906, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton, WA
d. February 27, 1970, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Andrea (Agnes) Koepl
b. February 21, 1890, New Ulm, MN
p. August 12, 1917, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. February 6, 1971, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Rose (Emma) Schaecher
b. February 28, 1899, St. Bernard, NB
p. December 17, 1918, St. Gertrude’s Convent
d. March 23, 1971, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Loretta (Anna) Lauer
b. August 26, 1902, Greencreek ID
p. July 25, 1924, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. April 19, 1971, Providence Hospital, Seattle, WA

Sister M. Patricia (Katherine) Condon
b. April 14, 1888, St. Paul, Minnesota
p. September 10, 1908, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton, WA
d. December 9, 1971, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Rosalia (Maria) Stocker
b. April 14, 1895, Doppleschwand, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. July 22, 1913, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. October 27, 1972, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Cornelia (Emma) Yates
b. November 10, 1911, Stoutsville, Missouri
p. April 9, 1931, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. May 28, 1973, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Gerhard (Martha Philomena) Artho
b. September 26, 1900, Ruti, Ct. Zurich, Switzerland
p. July 26, 1925, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. September 14, 1973, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Justina (Angelina) Gantner
b. November 11, 1897, Flums, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. December 22, 1973, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Josepha (Mary Regina) Wildhaber
b. February 24, 1876, Flums, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. April 3, 1894, St. Andrew’s Convent, Uniontown WA
d. January 24, 1974, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Pauline (Magdalen) Imfeld
b. July 21, 1891, Sarnen, Ct. Obwalden, Switzerland
p. February 10, 1918, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. April 15, 1974, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Aloysia (Anna) Stauble
b. July 18, 1892, Aarau, Ct. Aargau, Switzerland
p. August 10, 1912, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 5, 1974, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Beatrice (Martha) Rad
b. August 18, 1895, Keuterville, Idaho
p. July 22, 1913, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. February 7, 1976, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Dominica ( Mary) Sweeney (Prioress 1938-1943)
b. May 4, 1889, St. Helena, California (entered from Genesee ID)
p. August 12, 1914, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 17, 1977, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Imelda (Barbara) Bauer
b. September 9, 1911, Colton, WA
p. March 21, 1936, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. September 4, 1977, St. Luke’s Hospital, Spokane WA

Sister M. Mathilda (Mary Sophie) Walser
b. November 19, 1897, Rock Valley, IA (entered from Cottonwood)
p. December 17, 1918, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 29, 1978, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Anselma (Maria Josephine) Ambuehl
b. December 2, 1892, Werthenstein, Ct. Luzern, Switzerland
p. July 22, 1913, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. August 16, 1978, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Barbara (Pauline) Fuger
b. March 29, 1887, Wald, Ct. Zurich, Switzerland
p. July 22, 1913, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. September 12, 1978, St. Benedict’s Nursing Home, Jerome ID

Sister M. Veronica (Brost) Hassler
b. February 2, 1903, Brush Prairie, WA
p. August 7, 1967, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 22, 1979, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

1980s

Sister M. Raphael (Louise/Aloysia) Grasser
b. August 11, 1881, Dornbirn, Austria
p. August 12, 1915 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. February 3, 1980, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Raymunda (Anna) Metzler
b. November 25, 1894, Zurich, Ct. ZurichSwitzerland
p. March 21, 1925 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 11, 1980, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Rosario (Rosa) Zundt
b. November 25, 1900, Zurich, Ct. Zurich Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. December 11, 1980, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. De Sales (Mary Anthony) Bauhofer
b. March 9, 1888, Glaurs, Switzerland
p. September 14, 1910, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. February 20, 1981, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Annunciata (Elizabeth) Graf
b. February 7, 1902, Oerlikon, Ct. Zurich, Switzerland
p. June 7, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. December 29, 1981, Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane WA

Sister M. Theresa (Maria Magdalena) Gassner
b. August 1, 1882, Flums, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. November 21, 1907, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton, WA
d. November 1, 1982, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID
(First to reach 100 years)

Sister M. Lioba (Elizabeth Maria) Metzger
b. May 26, 1895, Binswangen, Germany
p. March 9, 1925 (Oblate) Sister vows: 1967
d. November 29, 1982, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Rita (Crescentia) Waldner
b. November 20, 1900, See, Patznaun, Tyrol, Austria
p. April 18, 1923 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 25, 1984, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Dominic (Maria) Cascio
b. September 4, 1917, Baton Rouge, LA
p. April 11, 1935, Vington, LA
d. July 1, 1984, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Immaculata (Bertha) Bruehwiler
b. August 1, 1899, Tal, Ct. Waldkirch, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 16, 1984, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Armella (Helen) Zindel
b. October 11, 1898, Oberurnen, Ct. Clarus, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1921, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. September 15, 1984, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Frowina (Theresa) Hack
b. November 17, 1890, Tacoma, WA
p. September 14, 1910, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. October 10, 1984, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Luitgard (Mary Claudine) Meder
b. March 25, 1890, Jamestown, ND
p. September 10, 1908, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton, WA
d. January 13, 1985, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Methodia (Anna) Slivnik
b. July 22, 1893, Brockway, MN
p. February 10, 1916, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. January 25, 1985, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Anna (Barbara) Spaeth
b. July 10, 1884, Neukirchen, Bayern, Germany
p. September 2, 1902, St. Scholastica’s Convent, Colton, WA
d. March 3, 1985, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Anastasia (Johanna) Kucklick
b. March 20, 1894, Freudenberg, Germany
p. August 10, 1912 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. December 3, 1985, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Michaelis (Seraphine) Kuenzle
b. January 25, 1890, Bruggen, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. November 7, 1920, St. Andreas Kloster, Sarnen, Switzerland
d. February 3, 1986, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Louise Marie Huerlimann (Professed as Perpetua)
b. April 14, 1901, Birri, Ct. Aargau, Switzerland
p. July 25, 1924, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. November 24, 1986, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Martina (Theresa) Gehring
b. May 9, 1904, Keuterville, ID
p. July 21, 1922, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 21, 1987, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Mathild Novak (Professed as Luitfreda)
b. August 12, 1899, Flawil, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 8, 1987, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. James (Katherine) Brocke
b. February 21, 1900, Nezperce, ID
p. July 5, 1919, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 26, 1988, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Ambrose (Amanda) Fellhauer
b. October 12, 1898, Heidelberg, Germany
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 30, 1988, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Celestine (Magdalene Theresa) Riener
b. June 25, 1910, Greencreek, Idaho
p. August 26, 1930, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. September 18, 1988, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Irmengard (Mary) Hack
b. February 1, 1899, Tacoma, WA
p. July 21, 1922, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. October 13, 1988, Priory of St, Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Edward (Viola) Wessels
b. September 28, 1928, Greencreek, Idaho
p. August 17, 1946, St. Gertrude’s Convent
d. March 2, 1989, Priory of St. Gertrude

Sister M. Alfreda (Edith Mary) Elsensohn– Founder of St. Gertrude’s Museum
b. February 7, 1897, Grangeville, ID
p. November 26, 1916, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. April 12, 1989, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister Fabiana (Karolina) Moehrle
b. March 16, 1896, Neubronn, Germany
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 12, 1989, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister Cyrilla (Frances) Schlangen
b. January 13, 1922, Richmond, MN
p. March 23, 1944, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 21, 1989, Priory of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

1990s

Sister Hildemarie Helfenberger (Emilie) (Professed as Hildeberta)
b. January 20, 1900, Gossau, Ct. St. Gallen, Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 9, 1990, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister Josephine (Anna Marie) Lieser
b. June 9, 1914, Zion, MN
p. March 21, 1938, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. August 19, 1990, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister Johanna (Anna Elizabeth) Uhlenkott
b. June 29, 1902, Keuterville, Idaho
p. July 25, 1927, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. January 16, 1991, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Herman Joseph (Rose) Mager
b. October 31, 1901, Farming, MN (entered from Colton WA)
p. December 17, 1918, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. March 6, 1991, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister Camille (Marie Therese) Brunsman
b. December 25, 1924, Paris, IL
p. August 13, 1964, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. December 23, 1991, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Felicitas (Katherine) Huerliman
b. April 3, 1903, Unteraegeri, Ct. Zug., Switzerland
p. April 18, 1923 St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. July 18, 1992, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister M. Germaine (Lena) Schlader
b. January 8, 1907, Russell, Idaho
p. August 25, 1929, St. Gertrude’s Convent, Cottonwood ID
d. June 18, 1993, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood ID

Sister Maryclare (Mary Grace) Kelly
b. July 19, 1928, Denison, IA
p. June 19, 1952, St. Benedict’s, Madison IA
d. August 24, 1995, St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood ID

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