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Kathryn Kohler

d. March 10, 2015

MADISON- Kathryn Marilyn Kohler, age 92, of Madison passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Oak Park Place.

She was born in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Louis and Eva Kohler.

Kathryn earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at UW-Madison. She began her teaching career at Lincoln High School in Manitowoc after which she taught American History at Madison West High School until her retirement in 1987. She took courses at Oxford University and Cambridge University and earned a John Hey Fellowship at Bennington College. Kathryn always remained an avid Badger fan and a lifetime member of the UW Alumni association.

She is loved and will be missed by her sister, Eleanor Kohler; and the rest of her family, Betsy, Roger, Edward and Eva Gray, Robert Krohn, and Karrie and Curt Hulterstrum, and Clifford and Allen Elack. We will have wonderful memories of a very intelligent, well-read, funny, kind and extremely generous woman.

Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Marjorie Krohn.

Private family services were held at Forest Cemetery in Stevens Point, Wis.

Memorials may be made in Kathryn's name to the charity of your choice.

Kathryn's family would like to thank the staff at Oak Park Place and Agrace HospiceCare for their kind and patient care.

Cress Funeral Service
3610 Speedway Road, Madison
(608) 238-3434


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