Kueny, Jill Morfeld Age 39 Louisville, NE. Jill died Sunday, November 15, 2015, at her home in Louisville after a courageous one and a half-year battle with cancer. Jill Suzanne was born on January 25, 1976, at Osmond General Hospital in Osmond, NE, to Mike and Sue (Brown) Morfeld. She graduated from Osmond High School in 1994. Jill received her bachelor of science in elementary education degree from Peru State College in Peru in 1999. In 2000, she started her teaching career in Plattsmouth Elementary School, teaching third grade. During that time, Jill completed a master of arts in curriculum and instruction degree from Doane College in Crete. Jill received the extraordinary opportunity to receive extensive training in instructional coaching literacy at Ohio State University. In 2005, Jill moved into a literacy coordinator role with Plattsmouth Schools. In 2008, she accepted a literacy facilitator position with Papillion-LaVista School District, where she taught at Rumsey Station and Tara Heights Elementary Schools in Papillion. Jill also filled her summers and weekends as an instructor for graduate courses at Doane College. She presented at several professional development and writing workshops in the state of Nebraska. Jill was a member of various state and district educational committees, including National Education Association, Nebraska Education Association, and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. She was a child advocate and was able to live out her dreams through her career. Jill married Richard Kueny on December 3, 2011, in Osmond. Jill and Rich resided in Louisville. In 2014, Jill completed her Educational Administration in School Principalship, K-8 Endorsement from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The Kuenys were members of the Catholic church, in which Jill participated in various community benefits. Her hobbies were traveling, golfing, cooking, shopping and being surrounded by family and friends. Jill is survived by her husband Rich Kueny of Louisville; her parents, Mike and Sue (Brown) Morfeld of Osmond; sisters, Shauna Morfeld and Alisha (Morfeld) Lyons of Papillion. Jill was a beloved aunt of Quentin Mays, Hillary Lyons and Connor Lyons. Jill was preceded in death by grandparents, Elmer and Marie Morfeld, Marcella Morfeld and Dorothy and John Brown. Services were held Saturday, November 21, 2015, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Osmond. Burial followed the ceremony at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Jill's infectious smile and laughter will be missed, but never forgotten. Memorials can be made to Jill Morfeld Kueny Memorial. Designation of memorial will be decided at a later date. ASHBURN FUNERAL HOME Plainview, NE (402) 582-4712
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