Sister Martha Sijota

Sister Martha Sijota, OLVM, 90, a resident of Saint Anne at Victory Noll, died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at the facility in Huntington, Indiana.

Sister Sijota entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Sept. 6, 1956, and made first vows on Aug. 5, 1959. She served in California and Wyoming teaching religious education in several different parishes. She returned to Huntington in 1992, serving as an assistant to the Holy Family Healthcare coordinator and nursing department. She retired in 2013.

Sister Sijota was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Gleneden Beach, OR to John and Olga Wzientek Sijota.

Surviving are a brother, Howard Hamilton, of Newburg, OR, and three sisters, Rosemary Brown, Barbara Sijota, of Salem, OR and Susan Barker, of Lynnwood, WA.

A service will be private, followed by burial at Victory Noll Cemetery, Huntington.

McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, is in charge of arrangements.

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