Sister Albertine Sheen

“Come now, my love, my lovely one, come. Show me your face; let me hear your voice, For your voice is sweet and your face so beautiful.”

Sister Albertine Sheen

November 22, 1899- December 18, 1986

She joined the Benedictine Community of Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas in 1920 and transferred her vows to Benet Hill Priory in 1965 to become a charter member of the Benet Hill Community. Sister Albertine had served in Kansas, Missouri, California and Colorado.

Sister Albertine was born Nov. 22, 1899, in Fulton, Illinois and later lived in Brookfield, Missouri.

At the time of her death she was survived by two sisters, Mildred Burns and Anna Koehler, both of Brookfield.

Two brothers, Father Lyle Sheen, Clarence Sheen, and a sister, Edna, preceded her in death.