Sister Bertina Maxwell, CDP
November 8, 1916 – December 12, 2015
Sister Bertina Maxwell, age 99, a Sister of Divine Providence, entered eternal life on December 12, 2015. One of four children born to Don and Ida (Sontag) Maxwell, she was given the baptismal name Beverly Pauline. Sister Bertina was born November 8, 1916 in Dell City, Oklahoma. She answered God’s call to become a Sister of Divine Providence and professed first vows on June 22, 1937. Sister Bertina began her ministerial life at Providence Academy in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1937.