Sister Obituaries

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Sister Christina Cegelske, OPSister Christina Cegelske, OPSister Christina Cegelske, OP, died March 7, 2018. Prior to entering the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation, Madeline Jean served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1946. She was a nurse at the U.S. National Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD, and at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Norman, OK. Madeline obtained the rank of Pharmacist Mate, Second Class. Professed with the Sinsinawa Dominicans in 1949, she taught in the following schools: St. Thomas, Peoria Heights, IL; St. Thomas Aquinas, Milwaukee; Edgewood Campus, Madison, WI; and Annunciation, Minneapolis. Sr. Christina ministered as a family caregiver in Fairmont, MN, and served as director and teacher at Annunciation Latch Key Program, Minneapolis. She volunteered at Bethlehem Convent, Faribault, MN; Annunciation School, Minneapolis; and in the Archives at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Jeanne Crapo (Anna), OPSister Jeanne Crapo (Anna), OPSister Jeanne Crapo (Anna), OP, died Feb. 13, 2018. Professed in 1951, she taught in the following high schools: Cathedral, Omaha, NE; Newman, Wausau, WI; Dominican, Whitefish Bay, WI; and Central Catholic, Anaconda, MT. Sr. Jeanne served at Rosary College/Dominican University (DU), River Forest, IL, as director of admissions, academic dean, English faculty, director of the Rosary-in-London program, and director of Archives. At the time of her death, she had almost completed a book about the history of DU. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

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