Sr Mary Cunigunda Altweck

Sr Mary Cunigunda Altweck

Birth
Death 17 Dec 1951 (aged 70)
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Pewaukee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 77499313 · View Source
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Altweck, Sister Mary Cunigunda

Age 70. Passed away December 17 in Racine. Sister Mary Cunigunda was born in Europe on November 14, 1881 and came to Racine from Europe 50 years ago. Until December, 1950, she had been a teacher for 40 years. She was a member of Sisters of Saint Dominic, Racine.

Surviving are one brother in Europe; two sisters, Sister Mary Dorothy, Dominican Sister, Milwaukee and Sister Mary Theoula, Sister of Loretto in Europe. Mass will be read December 20, 8 a.m. in the Convent Chapel, Rev. John J. Eulberg, O.P. officiating. Private interment will be in Our Lady of the Oaks Cemetery, Pewaukee, Wis. Friends may call at the Concent Chapel Wednesday afternoon and evening. Beffel & Acklam Funeral Home. 729 Grand Avenue, directors.

--Obituary published in the Racine
Journal Times newspaper on December 18, 1951.

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Her birth name was Elizabeth. She entered the Racine Dominican community from the Sacred Heart School in Templeton, Iowa, where the Racine Dominican Sisters taught from 1908-1916. She was elected to serve as vicaress of the Racine Dominican community on August 6, 1934.

From the book: A Time to Grow: The Dominicans of Racine, Wisconsin: Volume Three by Dolores Enderle, O.P.


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  • Added: 2 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77499313
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Mary Cunigunda Altweck (14 Nov 1881–17 Dec 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77499313, citing Our Lady of the Oaks Cemetery, Pewaukee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by LMW (contributor 47059509) .