Kathryn G. “Katie” Kaufman, 98, of Newton, died Tuesday (May 26, 2009) at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.


Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.


Kathryn G. “Katie” Kaufman, 98, of Newton, died Tuesday (May 26, 2009) at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

Katie was born on Dec. 18, 1910, in Newton, the daughter of H.J. and Emma Goerz Kaufman. She was a lifelong resident of Newton. Katie’s grandfather, David Goerz, was one of the three founders of Bethel College.

For many years, Katie lived with Ervin and Irene Draper. She had been a resident at Kansas Christian Home for the past eight years.

Katie had one brother, Wilbert Kaufman.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

Condolences may be left at www.broadwaycolonialfh.com.