OBITUARIES

When one of our sisters moves from this world to enjoy the fullness of God’s glory, we celebrate her life, her ministry and her presence among us as a member of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters.

LATEST OBITUARIES

June 15, 2020

SISTER MARTHA SIJOTA, OLVM, 90, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana.

Sister Martha was born in Gleneden Beach, Oregon on August 29, 1929, to John Sijota and Olga (Wzientek) Sijota. Two brothers, Francis Sijota and Paul Sijota, precede her in death. Surviving are one brother, Howard Hamilton of Newburg, Oregon, and three sisters, Rosemary Brown, Barbara Sijota of Salem, Oregon, and Susan Barker of Lynnwood, Washington. She is also survived by her Victory Noll Sisters with whom she shared life and community for 64 years.

Sister Martha entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on September 6, 1956, and made first vows on August 5, 1959. She served in California, and Wyoming as in Religious Education in several different parishes. Sister Martha returned to Huntington in 1992 to give service to Victory Noll. She served as an assistant to the Holy Family Healthcare Coordinator and nurs...

June 15, 2020

SISTER MARILYN SCHATZ, OLVM, 92, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died June 12, 2020, at Saint Anne at Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana.

Sister Marilyn was born in Ellicott City, Maryland on April 10, 1928 to George Schatz and Margaret Lapole Schatz. Along with her parents, three brothers, George, Richard and Wallace Schatz, and two sisters, Mary Wall and Aleda McCormick, precede sister in death. Her sister, Thelma Amato of Ellicott City, MD and her nieces and nephews survive Sister Marilyn. Also surviving her are her Victory Noll Sisters with whom she lived and shared community with for 73 years.

Sister Marilyn entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on October 30, 1947 and made first vows on August 5, 1950. She served in the states of New Jersey, Alabama, Michigan, Texas, West Virginia, Maryland, New Mexico, and Kentucky.

Her main focus in ministry was Religious Education. Sister Marilyn returned to Victory Noll in 2009 to serve as Sacristan of Ar...

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MEMORIAL LETTERS

OF THE SISTERS

Upon the death of a Sister, the OLVM General Secretary writes a letter reflecting upon the life and ministry of the deceased Sister. This letter is sent to community members, family, and friends of Victory Noll. These letters are available for download.

CEMETERY MAP

This map shows the numbered plots in the OLVM Cemetery, and the second page is an index that matches the numbered plots with the corresponding Sister or other person's grave. Click on the link below to download the map and index

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