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Sr. Margaret Mihm, OP, dies Print
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Sr. Margaret Mihm, OP, died Oct. 26, 2018, at St. Dominic Villa. Her religious name was Sister Elenara. The funeral Mass was held at the Dominican motherhouse, Sinsinawa, Oct. 30, 2018, followed by burial in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

Sister Margaret made her first religious profession as a Sinsinawa Dominican Aug. 5, 1943, and her final profession Aug. 5, 1946. She taught for 38 years, mainly focusing on business courses, and served as business officer for nine years, assistant business officer for two years, and as administrative assistant for 12 years. Sister Margaret served in Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Alabama, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the District of Columbia, Texas, Georgia, and New Jersey.

In the Diocese of Madison, Sister Margaret served as business officer at Edgewood College, Madison, 1968-1971, and at Dominican Education Center, Sinsinawa, 1971-1972. She ministered as assistant business officer in the General Finance Office of the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation, Sinsinawa, 1984-1985.

Sister Margaret was born October 2, 1917, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of George and Marie (Murphy) Mihm. Her parents; three brothers, Brother M. Dominic Mihm, OCSO, Bernard Mihm, and William Mihm; and a sister, Mildred FitzGibbon, preceded her in death. She is survived by a brother, Joseph Mihm; nieces; nephews; and her Dominican Sisters with whom she shared 75 years of religious life.

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

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