Sister Bernetta Sigg, an Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 80 years, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. She was 99.
She was born Aug. 21, l916 in Ost, Kan, to George and Elizabeth (Seidl) Sigg, one of eight children, and baptized Sybilla. When she was a child, her family, with several other families of the Ost, St. Mary’s, and St. Mark’s, Kan., area, moved to Roggen, Colo., where they laid the groundwork for a parish church and school. Her parents helped displaced and migrant families.
She attended Loretto Heights in Denver for a year and worked at a ranch for two years before joining the Adorers at age 17 in Wichita,