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KAHLE, Barbara E. 75, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013.

Barbara grew up in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, daughter of the late Clement and Estelle Buenger. She was a graduate of Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, where she received her Register Nursing Degree and retired from the Kentucky State Reformatory after 18 years of service.

Barbara was a member of Kosair Children's Hospital Auxiliary, was an officer with Right to Life of Louisville, and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Louis M. Kahle; and brothers Clem (Ann), Tom and Paul Buenger.

She is survived by her loving husband, Louis L. Kahle M.D.; two sons, Matthew (Lynn) and James (Maribeth); a daughter, Kristin Guy (Gawain); daughter-in-law Kris Littrell (Wilbur); sister-in-laws, Patricia and Ruth Ann Buenger; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Cherrywood Lane with burial to follow. Visitation will be 4 to 8 Friday at Ratterman Funeral Home "East Louisville", 12900 Shelbyville Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorials donations in Barbara memory may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Right to Life of Louisville or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . Please sign the online guestbook at