May 3, 1913 - February 3, 2006
Sister Marien Plotzke, PHJC passed away on February 3, 2006 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Ottilia Plotzke to Joseph and Maria Plotzke in Hammond, Indiana on May 3, 1913. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1934.
Sister Marien began her ministry as a teacher in 1934 at St. Boniface School in Germantown, Illinois. From there she served in various hospital business offices in Indiana and Illinois, as well as serving as the Poor Handmaid Treasurer and as Local Leader of Convent Ancilla Domini. After serving as a hostess at Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center, Sister Marien retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1993. Sister Marien continued to serve after retirement for over 10 years. She was the proofreader for the PHJC Communications Office.
May she rest in peace!
Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.