Sister Paulina Sullivan, BVM died Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 95.
Funeral services, Sharing of Memories, and Virtual Visitation were held Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
She was born on May 3, 1925, in Kansas City, Mo., to John and Mary (Donnelly) Sullivan. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1942, from Holy Name Parish, Kansas City, Mo. She professed first vows on March 19, 1945, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1950.
Sister Paulina was an elementary teacher in Clinton and Fort Dodge, Iowa; Rock Island, Ill.; Chicago; and Wilmot, Wis. She also served as principal in Clinton, Iowa, and Wilmot, Wis.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Margaret Sullivan. She is survived by a cousin Paula Karczewski, Wood Dale, Ill., and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 78 years.
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