Gertrude Lemmens

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: Dutch-born missionary nun and founder of the well-known Dur-ul-Sakoon (House of Peace) home for special children who arrived in Pakistan 60 years ago as an engaged laywoman but remained to serve the disadvantage as a nun, who received the Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam award from the government of Pakistan in 1989 for her work with the homeless, the needy, and the mentally handicapped.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: July 14, 1914

 

Died: October 30, 2000

 

Location: Karachi, Pakistan