In Memoriam

(1933 - 2015)
Wilma was born to George and Ursula Tegethoff near Morrowville, Kansas, on February 17, 1933. She enjoyed her school days and life growing up on a farm. The elementary schools she attended had few students, but Wilma enjoyed her childhood and liked being with her siblings and her schoolmates. She graduated from Morrowville High School with a class of 20. 
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Sister Margaret Ann (Ann Vincent) Dirkes, OPAs the story continues, I can hardly wait to see our pursuit 
of creative energy and the ultimate life force
A Note from a Nokomis Jubilarian, March 22, 1998, M. Ann Dirkes

(1929 – 2015)
Born July 16, 1929, in Detroit to Vincent and Alma (Yott) Dirkes, Margaret Ann was one of four children. She attended grade school at St. Paul in Grosse Pointe and graduated from Dominican High School. In 1947, Ann entered the postulate and at reception received her religious name, Sister Ann Vincent.
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Sister Kathleen (Raymond Marie) Scanlon, OP(1922 – 2015)
Sister Kathleen Scanlon, baptized Helen Kathleen, was born December 27, 1922, in Detroit. Kitty, as she was known by family and friends, was the eighth of twelve children born to Raymond Joseph and Mary Frances (Long) Scanlon. Her father was of German and Irish ancestry and her mother’s parents both came from Ireland.
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Sister Ann Benedict (Genevieve) Williams, OP(1930 – 2015)
Sister Ann Benedict, baptized Genevieve, was born January 4, 1930, in Rockford, Illinois. She was the second of five children born to Herman and Florence (Hoch) Williams. Her parents were born in Wisconsin. 
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