Villa Hills – Sister M. David Ruschmann, OSB, died peacefully Tuesday, April 19, at St. Walburg Monastery at age 95. A Benedictine sister for over 75 years, Sr. David served as a nurse and nurse anesthetist at Santa Fe Hospital, La Junta, CO and St. Joseph Hospital. Florence, CO, Director of Nursing at Madonna Manor, Villa Hills, KY; Director of Nursing and Anesthesia at Estill Co/Marcum and Wallace Hospital, Irvine, KY; nurse anesthetist at Clark Regional Med. Center, Winchester, KY; outreach service to the poor at St. Elizabeth Church, Ravenna, KY and many supportive services at St. Walburg Monastery. She is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Clara Motz Ruschmann, her sisters, Sister Clara, CDP, Sr. Joseph, OSB, Freda Schmitz, Sr. Agnes, OSB, Bernadette Cunningham, Theresa Humpert, Agnes Rumker and brothers, Joseph and William. Sr. David is survived by her sister, Rita Keener, many nieces, nephews, friends and her Benedictine community. Vigil service was held at 7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 26 followed by visitation until 9:00 pm and the Mass of Christian Burial at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, April 27 at St. Walburg Monastery.
Sr. M. David Ruschmann, OSB