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Sister Mary Bernadine Rusting
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1902
Spink County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1995
Mission San Jose District
Alameda County
California, USA

Bernadine Mary Rusting was born in Zell, Groveland Township, Spink Co., South Dakota on 21 Sep 1902. She was the ninth of thirteen children born to Frank Christian and Bernardina Mary Kirchoff Rusting.

She joined the Dominican Order on Nuns and professed her first vows on 21 Nov 1921. Her final profession was on 21 Nov 1927.

Bernadine Mary Rusting was known as Sister Mary Vincentia till 1967 when was known as Sister Mary Bernadine Rusting.

Two other sisters from her birth family also joined the Dominican Order of Nuns at the Dominican Mother House in Mission San Jose. She was the last of three to die. Sister Mary Beniga (Anna Marie Rusting) and Sister Mary Anthony (Elizabeth Mary Rusting) proceded her in death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Christian Rusting (1849 - 1912)
  Bernardina Mary Kirchoff Rusting (1867 - 1957)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary M. Rusting Knoll (1888 - 1977)*
  Joseph Frank Rusting (1889 - 1918)*
  John Joseph Rusting (1891 - 1970)*
  Frank Joseph Rusting (1893 - 1971)*
  Sister Mary Benigna Rusting (1894 - 1919)*
  Sister Mary Anthony Rusting, O.P. (1895 - 1970)*
  Margaret Mary Rusting Zieger (1898 - 1987)*
  Lawrence Joseph Rusting (1900 - 1958)*
  Sister Mary Bernadine Rusting (1902 - 1995)
  Clara Marie Liening (1907 - 1957)*
  Anthony Joseph Rusting (1909 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Cemetery
Fremont
Alameda County
California, USA
Plot: Row N, No. 10
 
Created by: Thomas J. Meyers
Record added: Apr 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68461764
Sister Mary Bernadine Rusting
Added by: Thomas J. Meyers
 
Sister Mary Bernadine Rusting
Added by: Thomas J. Meyers
 
 
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- Rita
 Added: Jul. 1, 2012
 
 
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