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Sister Ann Jeanette Gootee

Sister Ann Jeanette was born on June 21, 1926 and died on January 16, 2018.


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Sister Ann Jeanette was born Margaret Jeanette on June 21, 1926. She died on January 16, 2018. She was 91 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 74 years.

Sister Ann Jeanette graduated from Providence Juniorate at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1944 and entered the Congregation the same year. She professed first and final vows on August 15, 1946 and 1951, respectively.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in music, and earned a master’s degree in music from Butler University.

Sister Ann Jeanette taught for 25 years in schools in Indiana, Illinois, Texas, California, Oklahoma and Washington, D.C. Her first teaching assignment was at St. Andrew in Chicago in 1946. She also ministered in social work with Catholic Social Services in Evansville and also ministered as a social worker and coordinator at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.

She enjoyed card games and RummiKub.


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