Rod Library--Special Collections
June 25, 1975
TO: University Faculty and Staff
FROM: Janet L. Travis, Dean, CHFA
Miss Katherine Buxbaum, an emeritus assistant professor of English, died today, June 25, 1975, at the Mayflower Home in Grinnell, Iowa.
Miss Buxbaum taught at the University of Northern Iowa from 1924 until 1948. Prior to her teaching duties here, she taught high school in Lamoni, Colfax, Washington, Fort Dodge, Waterloo, and Mitchell, South Dakota. She also served some time as a faculty member at Rochester Junior College in Rochester, Minnesota.
Katherine Buxbaum received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Iowa and her master's degree from the University of Chicago.
She is survived by a nephew, Eugene Engel of Brighton.
Funeral services for Miss Buxbaum will be conducted at the Gould Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 28, in Brighton, Iowa and burial will be at Brighton.
The flag will be flown at half-mast during the time of the funeral services.