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Isenbarger, Katharine (Ulrich) 1886-1975


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 9/24/2017 at 18:10:28

Mrs. Katharine Ulrich Isenbarger, daughter of James and Sophia Ulrich, was born in Monona, Iowa on April 8, 1886, and passed away at the Postville Good Samaritan Center in Postville, Iowa on June 28, 1975 at the age of 89 years.

Mrs. Isenbarger graduated from the Monona High School in 1904, and from Upper Iowa College in 1908, majoring in science. She later acquired her Masters Degree at the University of Chicago.

She began her teaching career in the high school in Oskaloosa and taught in Davenport, Iowa; Little Rock, Arkansas and in Oak Park, Illinois, where she remained until her retirement in 1938.

In January of 1939, she was married to Jerome Isenbarger, who was a teacher in the Chicago school system. Both Mr. and Mrs. Isenbarger served two years terms as president of the Central Association of Science and Mathematics Teachers, which covers seven states. They spent their retirement years at their home on the North side of Chicago.

Following her husband's death in May, 1969, Mrs. Isenbarger moved to Cedar Rapids, and made her home with her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Ballard.

She became a resident at the Good Samaritan Center in July 1970, where she remained until her death on June 28, 1975.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. J.W. Ballard of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a step-daughter, Betty Madden of Springfield, Illinois; a step-son, Robert Isenbarger of Somerset, Kentucky; a grandson, Dennis Carroll and two great-grandchildren of Dearborn, Michigan.

Funeral services were conducted from the Garden City United Methodist Church in Monona, Iowa on Tuesday, July 1, 1975. Interment was in the Monona City Cemetery.

~The Billboard, Thurs. July 3, 1975


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