Chicago Illinois St. Anne's School of Nursing
Class of 1918

[Transcribed by Shauna Williams for Genealogy Trails]


(Photo starting on top row: Alice C. Klos, Helen T. Zorn, Elizabeth M. Brown, Martha H. Gaudig, Agnes A. Fitz Patrick, Helen M. Kirmse, Miss H. Walderback, Camille A. Wagoner, Mary C Kasten, Kathryn L. Joyce, Marie T. Clark, Dorothy L Haas & Teresa A. Clark)

*Helen Kirmse Edelen- 151 W Harrison St. Elmhurst, Ill. TE 4-1544 Did private duty until 1921. Also was Surgical Nurse at Mercy Hospital several months. Presently inactive in nursing. Married in 1921. Husband deceased since 1945. Had four children and now has 14 grandchildren.

*Martha Gaudig La Fond- 980 Country Club Dr. Kankakee, Ill. WE 3-4586 Worked as head nurse in Pediatrics for one year in 1931. Did private duty before this. Then worked for 23 years in Gyne Department at Illinois Research. Doing private duty on occasion now. Married in 1924. Husband deceased in 1961. Had two daughters.

*Helen Zorn Vadder- 2704 N Neva. Chicago, Ill. TU 0-8187 After graduation became an Army Nurse and was sent to France. Remained after war to nurse the soldiers for eight months. Worked at Illinois Research Hospital for 23 years. Now retired. Is married and had three children. One died at the age of ten.

*Dorothy LaFond Haas- 8004 S. Albany Ave, Chicago 52 Ill. Followed nursing profession for about five years after graduation. Married in 1922 and had six children one of which was lost in hurricane in Florida 1926. Had TB in 1953 and spent 11 months in sanatorium. Presently inactive in nursing.

*Mary Kasten- 4932 Division St. Chicago, Ill. MA 6-0233 Became a graduate Registered Anesthesiologist after leaving St. Anne's and has worked in this field. At different times has taken college courses for credit. Presently employed at St. Anne's in OB Dept. as Anesthetist.

*Sister M. Aquina- Deceased

*Agnes Fitzpatrick- Deceased

*Alice Klos- Deceased in 1939

*Sister M. Barbara-Deceased in 1938

*Kathryn L. Joyce- 300 S. Parkway, Chicago, Ill. CA 5-3526 Did private duty for five years. Since 1923 has been employed by City of Chicago both with the Board of Health (at present) as Supervisor for the Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium in the new E.E. Irons Clinic.

*Theresa Clark- Deceased

*Camille Wagoner- Deceased

*Elizabeth Brown McKean- 266 Kenmore Elmhurst, Illinois TE 2-0243 Worked at private duty for one year. Then only nursing was in own family. Married and has one son now an attorney. Has six grandchildren. Husband is retired.

*Sister M. Alteria P.H.J.C.- St. Mary's Hospital Superior Wisconsin. Worked in Obstetrics for many years. Took a course in anesthesiology and was an anesthetist in Superior, Wisconsin for many years. Religious Superior at St. Joseph's Ashland and St. Mary's Superior. Still active in obstetrics at St. Mary's.

*Marie Clark Schmidt- No information 11617 Ruffner St. Granada Hills, Calif.

*Sister M. Vitalis, P.H.J.C.- Holy Family Hospital LaPorte, Indiana B.S. degree at St. Louis University. Superintendent of Nurses at St. Mary's Hospital, E. St. Louis; St. Joseph's , Ashland, Wisconsin; St. Mary Mercy, Gary Indiana and St. Joseph's, Mishawaka, Indiana. Celebrated Golden Jubilee of Religious Profession a few years ago.


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