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Sr. Madonna Pierret

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Sr. Madonna Pierret

Aberdeen - A Mass of Resurrection for Sister Madonna Pierret, 85, a Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, will be Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 11:00am, in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at Presentation Convent, Aberdeen, Reverend David Janes will be celebrant and homilist. Inurnment at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Sister Madonna Pierret died Sunday, July 08, 2018, at Mother Joseph Manor in Aberdeen.

Visitation will be 4:00-6:30pm, Friday, with a Liturgical Wake service at 6:30pm, at the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.

Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S Main Street, is in charge of arrangements.

Madonna Pierret was born December 22, 1932, in Sherman, SD, to Martha (Dubbelde) and Leo Pierret. She graduated from Garretson Public High School in 1951. Madonna entered Presentation Convent in 1951, and professed her vows August 10, 1954. She received her BS in Math Education, Northern State College in 1969, and her MA in Math Education, University of California in 1973.

Sister Madonna taught grades 3-5 and later High School Math and Computer Science in Humboldt, SD, Dell Rapids, SD, Miles City, MT and Anoka, MN from 1954 to 1997. She also ministered in various positions at Presentation Convent, St. Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen, and Presentation Children's Home, Sioux Falls. Sister Madonna moved to the Presentation Convent in 1997, and devoted much of her time to her passion for social justice issues. She loved working on computers and keeping up with ever changing software. Sister Madonna is known for her story telling ability and practicality. She loved to sew and was a great cook.

Sister Madonna is survived by her community family of Presentation Sisters; one sister, Marlene (Don) Fiegen, LaCresent MN; one brother Donald (Linda) Pierret, Garretson SD; nephews, nieces, and many cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: Arnold (Jeannie) Pierret and Kenneth (Mary Ellen) Pierret.
Published in The Argus Leader on July 11, 2018
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