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Rev. Frank A. Majka, S.J.

September 7, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Tribute

Was called to eternal life on September 7, 2023 at St. Camillus Jesuit Community. He was 78 years old, a Jesuit for 60 years, and a priest for 49 years. Born on July 5, 1945 in San Francisco and raised in Omaha, he entered the Society of Jesus in 1963 after graduating from Creighton Prep and was ordained a priest in 1974. He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. Louis University and two master’s degrees in theology from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley. He taught English at Creighton Prep (1969-1971) where he was recognized as Nebraska’s Outstanding Male Teacher in 1971. After ordination he worked at Marquette University as a campus minister (1974-1975, 1977-1978, 1996-2011) and at Marquette High as principal (1975-1977), theology teacher (1978-1985, 1987-1995), and animator of Ignatian spirituality (2012-2021). In 2021 he moved to St. Camillus Jesuit Community to care for his health. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Frank and Ruth (Ryan) Majka. He is survived by cousins who live in the Pacific Northwest.

His funeral will be held at Gesu Church at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 30.  Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials to Marquette University High School.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 30, 2023

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Gesu Catholic Church
1145 W. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
September 30, 2023

10:00 AM
Gesu Catholic Church
1145 W. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
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Burial
Monday
October 2, 2023

10:30 AM
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
3801 W Morgan Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53221

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