Oklahoma City nun celebrates her 100th birthday

An Oklahoma City nun, Sister Mary Clotilda Toelle, celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday with a party at the Sisters of Mercy convent on the Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City campus.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: June 28, 2012
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An Oklahoma City nun celebrated her 100th birthday Wednesday during a party held at the Sisters of Mercy convent adjacent to Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City.

Friends and family members joined Leona Lucille Marie Toelle, known as Sister Mary Clotilda, to mark her milestone birthday.

Toelle was born in Missouri and traveled with her family to Canute by train. She was a student at Mount St. Mary Academy in Oklahoma City when she decided at age 16 to join the Sisters of Mercy religious order. Toelle spent more than 60 years teaching religion, history and government at Catholic schools in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.

Toelle lives at the Sisters of Mercy convent and enjoys playing Scrabble and cards and assembling complex jigsaw puzzles.



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