Sr. Elizabeth Sohler
Sr. Elizabeth Sohler
Sister Elizabeth Sohler was born in North Plains and was baptized at St. Edward Parish. She attended public elementary school because there was no Catholic school in the area. She attended religious instruction given by the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon in classes after Mass on Sundays and in summer school.

She became acquainted with more SSMOs through visits to relatives in the community. Sister Elizabeth boarded at St. Mary of the Valley for high school and entered the community in her senior year.

Sister Elizabeth taught music for nine years at St. John the Baptist School in Milwaukie, and at Holy Cross and Our Lady of Sorrows in Portland. She was an elementary teacher at St. Francis, Roy, and St. Agatha and St. Pius X schools in Portland.

Sister Elizabeth ministered for 27 years at Maryville Nursing Home in the business office, doing payroll and billing for the families of residents.

She currently spends her days doing many acts of intra-community service, including tending to the landscaping of the circle in front of the Motherhouse.