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Keefe — 80 years old

August 5, 2012
Messenger News
Sister Mary Gertrude (Trudy) Keefe, R.S.M., of Fort Dodge, and formerly of East Grand Forks, Minn., celebrated her 80th birthday Saturday.
Cards may be sent to her at 1304 Crestview Lane, No. 9, Fort Dodge, IA 50501.
She was born Anna Lorraine Keefe, Aug. 4, 1932, in Warsaw, N.D., and moved to Minnesota with her family in 1938. She attended country school and high school in Crookston, Minn., and attended Mt. Mercy University, in Cedar Rapids. She became a Sister of Mercy in 1950. Keefe taught school from 1952 to 1980. She then took further studies in Wisconsin and Chicago, Ill. and became a certified chaplain in 1982. Since then she has ministered to the ill in hospital, hospice and cancer centers in Wisconsin, South Dakota and currently in Fort Dodge.


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