Mary Immaculata Kuehner, SCN, 94, a native of Memphis, Tennessee, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Friday, December 30, 2016. Sister had been a professed SCN for 74 years.

Sister Mary Immaculata served as a teacher in elementary education in Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts and Tennessee for 34 years. Sister’s first teaching assignment was at Most Blessed Sacrament School in Louisville and her last teaching assignment was at Our Lady of Sorrows School in Memphis. Sister later served in Community Service as a driver at Maria Hall in Louisville and in pastoral care in Catholic hospitals in Massachusetts, Minnesota, Arkansas and Tennessee for 21 years. In retirement, Sister served in the Apostolate of Prayer.

Sister is survived by nieces and nephews, and by her religious community.

Sister Mary Immaculata requested that her body be donated for medical research at University of Louisville. There will be no Wake Service. A Memorial Mass will be offered for Sister at 10:30 a.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Sister’s cremated remains will be buried in Nazareth Cemetery at a later date.

Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky. Memorials may be made to the Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, Ky. 40048.

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