Sister Marcia Kearney

August 18, 1923 - March 1, 2010   |   Passed On

Sister Marcia embraced each new ministry and life experience with enthusiasm, cheerfulness, and a sense of purpose

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Sister Ursula Keough

October 4, 1922 - February 28, 2016   |   Passed On

Right after Vatican II we were teaching the children the newer ideas of theology and the more open way of operating in the Church. When they tried to explain it to their parents, it wasn’t making sense. It seemed like it was creating a division rather than having parents and children on the same track. So I began to feel it was important that we work more with the adults and then, in turn, help them work with their children.

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Sister Kathryn Kreager

June 1, 1921 - January 13, 2014   |   Passed On

Who knew when a rookie physical education teacher applied to teach at Ottumwa Heights Academy and Junior College that the CHMs would soon have a postulant from the "north country." Growing up in a family of five siblings and living in such a rugged climate probably gave her an edge in becoming a real sports enthusiast

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Sister Mary Kathleen Krebsbach

August 29, 1910 - April 16, 2011   |   Passed On

To paraphrase a couple of lines from her poem, `Dreams Then Reality,` now she is seeing her dreams of a bright future in eternity colored as joys of a beautiful long hoped for picture.

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Joann Kuebrich

Currently Serving

I felt the pull to continue in the footsteps of Marilyn. In so doing I, along with other members of the CHM community, are assuring that the legacy of our congregation lives on in the neighborhood....

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Sister Ann Leahy

August 8, 1927 - April 10, 2013   |   Passed On

Sister Ann was never one to be idle. When the new sister’s wing was finished at Bishop Drumm and our infirm sisters in the Care Center were moved to the facility in Johnston, Sister became the coordinator for the CHM group there. As usual she went about her work quietly taking care to get sisters to their doctor’s appointments, shopping for their needs, welcoming their relatives and friends, communicating with their relatives and praying with them – especially at the time of death

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Sister Rita Leneghan

January 4, 1927 - January 20, 2011   |   Passed On

After some twenty-five years as a pastoral minister at Our lady of Lourdes, Sister was recognized for her service by receiving the Pro Ecclesia Medal which is given by the Pope and the Church to persons who have used their time and talents in an exemplary way.

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Sister Mary Anne Leto

February 16, 1928 - July 1, 2015   |   Passed On

Sister Mary Anne brought a warm, kindly demeanor to those she served, be it students, elderly residents or her CHM sisters. We remember her smile and will miss it

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Sister Leona Mary Manning

February 4, 1922 - November 18, 2012   |   Passed On

After receiving a MS in Library Science from the University of Iowa, she ministered as high school librarian at Gehlen High School in Le Mars, Iowa, and Dowling High School, Des Moines. She then spent eighteen years as periodical librarian at Marycrest College...The energetic sister with the jaunty step and the twinkling blue eyes will certainly be missed by her family, her CHM sisters and associates, and friends. I am certain that she greeted St. Peter as she greeted many of us each day – `How do.`

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Sister Joanne Mauro

February 4, 1923 - August 28, 2015   |   Passed On

Sister Joanne’s commitment to her family was definitely a ministry. She not only taught and counseled nieces and nephews but also grandnieces and nephews and cousins near and distant....She was definitely a woman of prayer.

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Sister Mary Veronica McAndrews

March 14, 1912 - April 7, 2011   |   Passed On

Sister Veronica had those maternal qualities which made her a natural as a housemother for a college dormitory. She welcomed hundreds of girls to Marycrest and soothed parents as they bid goodbye to their young daughters.

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Mary Janice McCann

April 23, 1926 - February 24, 2017   |   Passed On

Mother Teresa said, “Give your hands to serve and your heart to love.” As we look back on the life of Sister Jan, I think we can say with confidence that she did both very well. And so, we thank God for her even as we mourn her passing, pray for her and commend her soul to God.

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Sister Miriam Clare Miller

May 19, 1918 - December 10, 2011   |   Passed On

We welcome all of you who have come to pay your respects to Sister Miriam Clare Miller and her family. You are relatives, friends, and CHM sisters and associates. This is a night of praying,...

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Sister Lynn Mousel, MD

Currently Serving

April 2017 - Sr. Lynn Mousel has relocated to Davenport from Great Falls, Montana, after being elected to the 2017-2021 CHM Leadership team. She will also assume a position as CHM Coordinator of Membership.

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Sister Thomasine Muller

May 4, 1920 - August 19, 2009   |   Passed On

Through her trust in god, commitment to justice and love, patience and courage in the face of each day, and joy in the midst of constantly changing demands, she gave witness that God’s in the world, calling all persons to loving unity.` (Search and Service, 14

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