May 22, 2009

Sister Diane Drufenbrock celebrates her 60th jubilee

Sister Diane Drufenbrock, formerly Sister Madeleine Sophie, a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis, is celebrating 60 years as a member of the international women’s religious order this year.

A native of Evansville, Ind., Sister Diane will celebrate her anniversary on June 20 with 66 other sisters in her congregation.

She earned a bachelor’s degree at Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wis., in 1953, a master’s degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee in 1959, a master’s degree at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in St. Mary-of-the-Woods in 1994, and a doctorate at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Ill., in 1962.

Sister Diane has ministered in education, administration and neighborhood development.

In the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Sister Diane taught mathematics at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College from 1981-99.

From 2001 to the present, she has ministered in support services at Sophia House in Milwaukee. †

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