Born in Boulder, CO, Sister Agnes Marie entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange in 1928. She taught school for 25 years. She was the Director of Postulants before being elected to congregational leadership in 1963. Following her term in leadership, Sister served for 25 years at Loyola-Marymount University in the Campus Ministry Center. While there, she lived and served in the residence hall until she was 82. She retired in Orange, ministering as a spiritual director. Her funeral will be Monday, October 17 at 10:30 AM in the Sacred Heart Chapel, 480 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sr. Agnes Marie's name to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange for the support of their ongoing ministries or to the Sister Agnes Marie Schon, C.S.J. Scholarship at Loyola Marymount University. Please make checks payable to Loyola Marymount University and send to: Alma Vorst, Development Services, Loyola Marymount University, One LMU Drive, Suite 2800, Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659.
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