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Sister Mary Joan Ginsterblum, OLVM

Sister Mary Joan Ginsterblum, OLVM, 102, of Huntington, IN, died Dec. 29, 2021, at Saint Anne's Community at Victory Noll, Huntington.

Sister Mary Joan entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Jan. 25, 1939, and made first vows on Aug. 5, 1941.  She served in the missions in California, Colorado, Utah, Arizona and at Victory Noll. She returned to Victory Noll in 1975 to minister as a physical therapist until 1998 when she retired from active ministry.  

She was born on Dec. 28, 1919, in Meyer, IA, to Anthony and Amy DeMuth Ginsterblum.  

Survivors include one sister, Marian Carroll, and her nieces and nephews.  She is also survived by her Victory Noll sisters with whom she shared life and community for 82 years.  

Services took place on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, handled arrangements.

Burial was at Victory Noll Cemetery in Huntington.

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