Sister Catherine Linnenkamp
Sister Catherine Linnenkamp (Ramona Marie)
Sr. Catherine Linnenkamp was born in Sigourney, Iowa, in 1938 and entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary in 1960. Her first vows were pronounced in 1963.
Sr. Catherine received her associate’s degree in education from Ottumwa Heights College, a BA in education from Marycrest College in Davenport and an MA in education from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, TN.
Sr. Catherine ‘s ministry of teaching in Iowa found her at St. Anthony School in Des Moines, St. Mary School in Ottumwa, St. Mary School in Albia and Lourdes Memorial School in Bettendorf. She returned to Albia as principal in 1970 and also served as principal at Lourdes Memorial School and Holy Trinity Catholic School in Davenport. Her ministry as assistant registrar at Marycrest College began in 1986. She then became registrar at Teikyo/Marycrest University. Changing ministries in 2000, she worked in health information management at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport. Currently Sr. Catherine lives in Davenport and serves as the CHM finance clerk at Humility of Mary Center.