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Rita Mae Wienken, American farmer. District coordinator Network Religious Lobby, Northwest Ohio, 1978-1985; coordinator nuclear freeze zone, Northwest Ohio, 1982-1984. Member Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association.

Background

Wienken, Rita Mae was born on November 11, 1950 in Lima, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Leon J. and Rovena R. (Schwinnen) Wienken.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Ohio State University. Certified in pastoral studies, Catholic Theological Union. Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry, St. Thomas University.

Career

Elementary teacher Miller City (Ohio) Elementary School, 1974-1977, St. Mary's School, Edgerton, Ohio, 1977-1979. Gardener, assistant maintenance manager St. Francis Convent, Tiffin, 1980-1986. Charge-coupled device coordinator St. Joseph and St. Pius Churches, 1980-1982.

Assistant coordinator horticultural program Meadowcreek Project, Fox, Arkansas, 1988-1991. Director earth literacy office Sisters of St. Francis, Tiffin, Ohio, since 1993.

Membership

District coordinator Network Religious Lobby, Northwest Ohio, 1978-1985. Coordinator nuclear freeze zone, Northwest Ohio, 1982-1984. Member Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, fishing.

Connections

father:
Leon J. Wienken

mother:
Rovena R. (Schwinnen) Wienken