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Sister Geraldine 

McGovern, Sister Geraldine SSSF

February 14th, 2019. Age 92. Survived by nieces, nephews, lifelong friends, and the School Sisters of St. Francis community with whom she shared life for 73 years.

Visitation at St. Joseph Convent, 1501 So. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, on Friday February 22nd, at 9:30 a.m., Wake service at 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Interment 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to School Sisters of St. Francis are appreciated.

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Ann Stokman

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  1. John Legutki June 25, 2019 at 9:35 am - Reply

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Sister Geraldine. She taught, and was later principal, at St. Peter school in Skokie, IL. Sister Geraldine was smart, kind, good humored and caring. I am glad that she was part of my life.

  2. Elizabeth Kellerhals December 27, 2019 at 2:48 pm - Reply

    Sister Geraldene was my principal at St. Mary’s in Sycamore for 7 years. I have known her since I was 5 years old. She was a great person and will always be missed my me and my fanily.

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