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Former Campus Minister Passes Away

Sister Margaret Mary Majewksi, O.P. (1930-2021)

SINSINAWA, Wis. — Sister Margaret Mary “Meg” Majewski, O.P., died Sept. 29, 2021, at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, Wis. Her religious name was Sister Mary Loyola. The funeral Mass was held at the Dominican motherhouse, Sinsinawa, Oct. 15, followed by burial of the cremains in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

Sister Meg made her first profession as a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa Aug. 5, 1950, and her perpetual profession Aug. 5, 1953. She taught elementary, secondary, and upper education for 42 years, eventually specializing in art. Sister Meg served in campus ministry for 14 years and family care for one year. She was deeply involved in the communities in which she ministered, always present with a smile. She was an accomplished artist who excelled at copper tooling. Sister Meg served in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Indiana, Alabama, Tennessee and Michigan, as well as Trinidad.

In the Diocese of Birmingham, Sister Meg served from 1983 to 1984 as campus minister at University of Alabama at Birmingham and Birmingham South University (now Birmingham-Southern College), Birmingham.

Sister Meg was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Chicago, the daughter of Walter and Marie (Kulawas) Majewski. Her parents; two sisters, Adelaide Kennedy and ZeAnn Majewski; three brothers, Myron Colbeck, Gene Majewski, and Thomas Majewski (her twin), preceded her in death. She is survived by nieces, nephews and her Dominican Sisters with whom she shared 71 years of religious life.

Memorials may be made to the Sinsinawa Dominicans, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI, 53824-9701 or at online.

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