Sister Jean Marie Sheppe

sister jean marie sheppe

Sister Jean Marie Sheppe, 93, died July 9, 2013 at Sacred Heart Convent, Fargo, ND. Maria Margaret Sheppe was born November 25, 1919, in Cavalier County, ND, the second of the five children of Anna Marinenis and Peter Sheppe. Following graduation from Sacred Heart Academy Maria Margaret entered the Sisters of the Presentation and received the name Jean Marie. She made profession of vows June 13, 1941.

Sister Jean Marie studied at Diocesan Teachers College in St. Paul, St. John’s School of Radiology, and Gonzaga University. For many years she served in diagnostic departments and in administration at hospitals in Landon, New Rockford, and Carrington.

She is survived by the members of her religious community, her sister, Anne Sheppe, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Lillian Sheppe and Margaret Zoller, and her brother Joseph Kram.

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