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Sister Elizabeth Rose Weisenbach

Sister Elizabeth Rose was born on July 18, 1922 and died on December 6, 2007.

Sister Elizabeth Rose Weisenbach

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Sister Elizabeth Rose was born Rosella Weisenbach on July 18, 1922. She died on Dec. 6, 2007. She was 85 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 67 years.

Sister Elizabeth Rose entered the Congregation on Jan. 6, 1940. She professed first and final vows on Aug. 15, 1942 and 1948, respectively.

Her teaching ministry began in 1942 at St. Mary, Lafayette, Indiana. She taught at other schools in Indiana, as well as schools in Illinois and California. In the 1970s, Sister Elizabeth Rose began ministering as a pastoral associate at hospitals in Indiana and Kentucky, and in the 1980s, she returned to California to minister at St. Joseph Parish, Hawthorne. She returned to the Woods in 1993.

She was known for her love of playing card games.


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