Sister Jane Stuckenborg, who taught at St. Peter School, dies at 89

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Ursuline Sister Jane (Hilary) Stuckenborg died at Norton Hospital on May 29, 2020. She was 89.

She was in the 71st year of her religious life. A native of Louisville, she was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and entered the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in 1948.

In the Diocese of Charleston, S.C., Sister Jane spent two years teaching at St. Peter School in Columbia, from 1955-57.

During her 33-year career in education, she taught at St. Vincent de Paul, St. Helen, Our Lady of Lourdes, Our Mother of Sorrows, Sacred Heart Model and St. Therese schools, all in Louisville. She also taught at Pope John XXIII School in Madison, Indiana; Immaculate Conception School in LaGrange, Ky., and  St. Patrick School in Sidney, Neb.

Sister Jane also ministered in Peru and taught at the Naval School in Lima, Peru, from 1968-71.

Sister Jane graduated from Ursuline College with a bachelor’s in education and then earned a master’s in education from Spalding University. She served in various positions in finance and administration for the Ursuline Sisters from 1977-83.

Sister Jane also served on the vocation team and leadership team from 1992-96. She then ministered at Marian Home as social services coordinator. She was a member of the St. Helen School formation team, volunteered at Our Mother of Sorrows Parish and as a receptionist at Brescia Hall on the Ursuline Campus.

Sister Jane is survived by a niece and three nephews, along with her sisters in the Ursuline community of Sisters and Associates.

Funeral services are private, with burial in St. Michael Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Ursuline Sisters and mailed to the Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206.