Sister Edith Dunn, Dubuque, IA (1924 - 2014)

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Sunday, June 15, 2014

January 1, 1924 - June 12, 2014

Sister (St.) Edith Dunn, BVM, 90, died June 12, 2014, at Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa. Visitation will be from 9–11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in the Marian Hall Chapel followed by a prayer service at 11 a.m. Funeral liturgy will be at 1:30 p.m. Burial is in Mount Carmel cemetery.

She was born Jan. 1, 1924, to Harold and Edith Mathis Dunn. She entered the BVM congregation from St. Malachy Parish, Rantoul, IL on Sept. 8, 1946. She professed first vows on March 19, 1949, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1954.

Sister Edith was an elementary and secondary school teacher in Dubuque and Waterloo, Iowa; and Chicago. She ministered as hospital secretary for over 22 years in Chicago.

She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by sisters Virginia (Bill) Brockhaus and Dorine McCarthy, Janesville, WI; nieces; nephews and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 67 years.

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