Sister Marilyn Jean Hagedorn
Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Sr. Marilyn Jean Hagedorn entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary in 1956. Her first vows were professed in 1959.
Sr. Jeanie received a bachelor’s in education from the former Marycrest College and a master’s in religious education from Seattle University. Her ministry of teaching in Iowa took her to St. Patrick School in Ottumwa, Lourdes Memorial School in Bettendorf, St. Mary in Marshalltown, St. Anthony in Des Moines and St. Pius X School in Urbandale. She also taught at St. Pius X in Rock Island, Illinois. She ministered in Des Moines in religious education administration in the Diocesan Religious Education Office, St. Peter’s and Visitation Parishes. In addition, she taught English as a Second Language for DMACC and served as CHM Peace and Justice Coordinator. Sr. Jeanie is was a member of the CHM Leadership Team and now is active in Peace & Justice Ministry and in the DM Sisters Council. She currently resides in Des Moines.