Sister Augusta Majewski, 97, a Sister of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis for 82 years who taught in schools in Plover and Rosholt, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at the St. Joseph Motherhouse in Stevens Point.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Joseph Motherhouse Chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Stanchik officiating. Burial will follow in the convent cemetery.
A prayer service and visitation will take place at the chapel from 9:30 a.m. Friday until the Mass.
Memorials may be offered to the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis. Pisarski Funeral Home of Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
The former Jeannette Majewski was born June 11, 1914, in Stambough, Mich., a daughter of the late Casimir and Felicia (Dziarnowska) Majewski.
She was received into the novitiate of the community on Aug. 5, 1930, and professed perpetual vows on Aug. 4, 1936.
For 63 years Sister Majewski was a principal/teacher in Catholic schools in Illinois and Wisconsin. Locally, she taught at St. Bronislava School in Plover from 1933 to 1936. She was a principal and teacher at St. Adalbert School in Rosholt from 1983 to 1994. There she continued to serve the parish as a volunteer religion teacher, home visitor, and prayer leader until her retirement in 2003 at St. Joseph Motherhouse.
Survivors include two brothers; John M. (Joyce) Myefski, Iron River, Mich., and Louis (Joan) Myefski, Marquette, Mich.; nieces; nephews; and the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis.