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Madalyn (Renata) Hogan, BVM

Madalyn (Renata) Hogan, BVM

Sister Madalyn Hogan, BVM (Renata), 98, of Caritas Center, 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Caritas Center.

Natural Burial Rite of Committal was Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in the Marian Hall Chapel.  Burial was in the Mount Carmel cemetery.  Sharing of Memories and Memorial Mass was held at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

She was born in Adair, Iowa, on Sept. 21, 1919, to Joseph and Kathryn Hughes Hogan.  She entered the BVM congregation on Sept. 8, 1937, from St. John Parish, Des Moines.  She professed first vows on March 19, 1940, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1945.

Sister Madalyn was an elementary teacher at St. Anthony ES and a congregational volunteer at Marian Hall in Dubuque.  She taught in elementary schools in Chicago; Grayslake, Ill.; Omaha, Neb.; and Petaluma, Calif.  She was a Title I reading teacher and parish minister in Clarksdale, Miss., and an insurance claim filer in Tutwiler, Miss.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers John and Joseph; sisters Veronica Lalor, Mildred Hogan, Ann Arthur, and Mary Clare Hogan.  She is survived by a niece, grandnieces, grandnephews, and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 80 years.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or make an online gift.

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  1. I remember “Sister Renata” from when I worked at Clarke College in the kitchen. She was always a lot of fun.
    Later on she was my little sister’s first grade teacher at St Anthony’s. She certainly lived a full life.

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