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Sr. Joan Stritesky

Sr. Joan Stritesky Bvm

Sunday, May 6th, 1928 - Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Obituary

Sister Joan Stritesky, BVM (Magdaletta), 91, of 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Caritas Center.

Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories will be at 10:15 a.m., followed immediately by the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Sister Joan was an elementary teacher and/or principal in Des Moines and Council Bluffs, Iowa; Rock Island, Ill.; Memphis, Tenn.; Boulder, Colo.; and San Francisco. She ministered as an educational consultant for the Diocese of Memphis, the director of elementary schools for the Archdiocese of Denver; and a counselor for the Family Life Office of the Diocese of Des Moines. She was a religious education instructor in Elmwood, Ill., and served the congregation as coordinator of BVM Associate Program.

She was born on May 6, 1928, in Chicago to Frank W. and Gertrude Hagerty Stritesky. She entered the BVM congregation Sept 8, 1946, from Mary Queen of Heaven Parish, Cicero, Ill. She professed first vows on March 19, 1949, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1954.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Muriel Stritesky and June Kowal; and brothers Robert and John Stritesky. She is survived by a sister Shirley Boone, Irving, Texas; nieces; nephews; and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 73 years.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at https://www.bvmsisters.org/support_donate.cfm.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:15am
    When
    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am
    Location
    Marian Hall Chapel
    Address
    1100 Carmel Drive
    DUBUQUE, IA
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 10:15am
    When
    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 10:15am
    Location
    Marian Hall Chapel
    Address
    1100 Carmel Drive
    DUBUQUE, IA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, February 27th, 2020
    Location
    Mount Carmel Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available

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