Sister Ellen (Rose Evelyn) Morseth, BVM died at North Kansas City Hospice in Kansas City, Mo. She was 78.
Sharing of Memories, Virtual Visitation and Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
She was born Sept. 3, 1942, in Seattle, Wash., to Louis J. and Evelyn (Bulmer) Morseth. She entered the BVM congregation July 31, 1962, from St. John Parish, Seattle. She professed first vows on Feb. 2. 1965, and final vows on Jan. 25, 1970.
Sister Ellen ministered as an elementary teacher and assistant principal in San Francisco. She was a parish minister in Fairview, Mont., and a pastoral administrator in Big Timber, Mont. She served as coordinator of leadership development at the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph Center for Pastoral Life and Ministry. She was a religious leadership consultant and mentor in Kansas City, Mo. She also served as secretary to the president of the BVM Congregation.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Louis James Morseth. She is survived by cousins and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 58 years.
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