Sister Alma Louise Mescher
Sister Alma Louise was born on January 6, 1915 and died on June 9, 2010.
Sister Alma Louise was born Marjorie Anne Mescher on Jan. 6, 1915. She died on June 9, 2010. She was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 72 years.
Sister Alma Louise entered the Congregation on Aug. 9, 1937. She professed first and final vows on Jan. 23, 1940 and 1946, respectively.
Her teaching ministry began at St. Elisabeth Grade School, Van Nuys, Calif. She taught in other schools in California, as well as schools in Indiana and Illinois. From 1962 to 1981, she was a biology professor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. She also ministered as a pastoral associate from 1982 to 1990. Although she retired in 1991, she continued to teach at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College until 2003.
She was known for her water color paintings, many of which hang at Woodland Inn.
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