Sister M.Yvonne's Story
Sister M. Yvonne Nohava, SSND, 100, died Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Good Counsel, Mankato. Her Funeral Mass is Thursday, January 11, 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel. A prayer service of remembrance will be held at 9:00 on Thursday, followed by visitation until the funeral.
Sister Yvonne (Lillian Nohava) was born in Lonsdale, Minnesota, in 1917 to Frank and Mary (Jirik) Nohava. She graduated from Good Counsel Academy and entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1935. She served as an elementary and high school teacher, especially in the areas of science and math. In the Mankato area she taught at St. John's (1952-58), Loyola High School (1964-69) and Good Counsel Academy (1969-78).
She is survived by two sisters, Julie Washa and Theresa Zitzow, nieces and nephews, and her sisters in community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents, seven sisters and five brothers.
For a full obituary, please visit www.mankatomortuary.com
Published on January 8, 2018