Sister Busam, a native of Owensboro, Ky., served as an educator for more than three decades.
In Louisville, she taught at St. James School from 1951-1956 and at Holy Cross School from 1956-1958. She served as a principal and art teacher in several other schools in Kentucky.
At Mount St. Joseph, Sister Busam served as director of archives from 1983-2001 and as director of the congregation’s museum from 1983-1992. She also served as archivist for the Diocese of Owensboro from 1991-2011.
Sister Busam is survived by her sister Mary Agnes Vance of Connersville, Ind., nieces and nephews and members of her religious community.
Visitations will begin at 4 p.m. Dec. 17 followed by a wake service at 6:30 p.m. at Mount St. Joseph.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 18 at Mount. St. Joseph.
Donations in memory of Sister Busam may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, Ky., 42356.