May 17, 2022


View Original NoticeSCHWAHN, Mary

Sister Mary Myles Schwahn, SSND, 90, died April 26, 2022 at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mankato. Her Funeral Mass is Tuesday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. in the Good Counsel Chapel. A Prayer of Remembrance will be held Friday morning at 9:00. Attendance at the services will be limited because of COVID concerns. Both the prayer service and funeral will be live-streamed at
Sister Mary Myles (Adeline Schwahn) was born in Strasburg, North Dakota, in 1931. She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1950 and professed first vows in 1952. For a number of years, she taught in Catholic Schools, and then in 1974 began working in parish ministry, including religious education. Most of her ministry was in North and South Dakota.
Sister Mary Myles is survived by her sisters Kathy Reimer and Rose (Merritt) Powell, and her brother Larry (Maxine), nieces and nephews and her sisters in community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leopold and Katie (Nicholas) Schwahn, a sister, Imogene Schwab, and a brother, Aloys.
A full obituary will be available at
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