Sister Mary Elaine Zehnder: An Interview
On May 27, 1931 in Louisville, KY, I was born to Olivia Madden and Joseph Jerome Zehnder, Sr. Coming before me were Joseph, Jr., Mary Ann, Larry and Evelyn, then following me, came Patrice. A seventh child died at birth. The six of us had a great time growing up together. In my toddler years, I sat in my father’s lap each evening after supper, hearing the homework lessons of my older brothers and sisters. When I began school at St. Elizabeth’s, I realized that I already had a good start. Read more.