Tell your friends:
Sr. Madeleine LeCompte, OSBS, St. Joseph’s alumnae and former board member, passed away December 19, 2012 at age 89.
Sr. Madeleine attended St. Joseph’s Indian School from 1929-1937 along with her siblings. In a 2006 interview, Sr. Madeleine recalled St. Joseph’s fondly:
“St. Joseph’s provided for all our needs. The sisters encouraged each of us to use the talents we were given. I was good at music, and I remember helping the sisters teach songs to the entire group of students. I’m very grateful for those years.”
Sr. Madeleine served four terms on St. Joseph’s Board of Directors, from May 1997 to January 2009. She received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2006.
At the time of her passing, Sister Madeleine resided in Rapid City, South Dakota.