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Katherine Milligan "Kitty" Garesché
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Birth: 1850
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1940
Grosse Pointe
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Katherine Milligan Garesche is the daughter of Peter Bauduy Garesche and Juliette McLane. Katherine, known as "Kitty" was born in St Louis and attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart, 334 North Taylor Avenue. While at the Academy Kitty became a classmate with and best friend of Kate Chopin (later the celebrated author). After graduating from the Academy in 1868, Kitty entered the novitiate then at Maryville, St Louis, and was the first member of the family to enter the Society of the Sacred Heart. Later, both her younger sister Lily and mother Juliette (after her husband's untimely death) would follow her into the Society.

As Mother Kitty Garesche, RSCJ, she had a long career in education, ending her days as superior at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grosse Pointe, MI.

Requiescat in pace!

Cor unum et anima una in Corde Jesu. 
Family links: 
  Peter Bauduy Garesché (1822 - 1868)
  Juliette McLane Garesché (1826 - 1885)
  Katherine Milligan Garesché (1850 - 1940)
  John Peter Garesché (1852 - 1872)*
  Virginia Margaret Garesché (1854 - 1875)*
  Lydia Johnston Stanislaus Garesché (1856 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: 89 years
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 47, Lot 590, Space 8
Created by: Steven Keller
Record added: Apr 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89030816
Katherine Milligan Kitty Garesché
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Katherine Milligan Kitty Garesché
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Katherine Milligan Kitty Garesché
Added by: Steven Keller
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Dear Mother Garesche, rest in the Heart of Jesus!
- A friend
 Added: Apr. 23, 2012

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