Sister Marie Agatha Vonderheide
Sister Marie Agatha was born on April 24, 1921 and died on March 15, 2014.
Sister Marie Agatha was born Agatha Clare Vonderheide on April 24, 1921. She died on March 15, 2014. She was 92 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 73 years.
Sister Marie Agatha entered the Congregation in July 1940.
Sister Marie Agatha ministered as a teacher at schools in Illinois, Washington, D.C., Indiana, Louisiana and as a principal at John F. Kennedy High School in Manchester, Missouri. She also served as Dean of Women at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, as well as ministering as president of Immaculata College for two years.
Prior to entering the Congregation, Sister Marie Agatha worked in an office of a downtown department store in Chicago.
Sister Marie Agatha is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:
Click images to view larger.
Donate in her honor
Has this sister made a difference in your life? Help continue the mission.
Get in touch
Use our form to reconnect with or reach out to a current Sister of Providence.