Saturday, December 16, 2006

Obituary: Irene Curtis - Class of 1907

IRENE CURTIS, ex '14, daughter of W. D. Curtis, a former mayor of Madison was drowned while swimming near San Diego beach, Calif., on January 5. Miss Curtis had taught school in Madison for a number of years and at-one time was in charge of the kindergarten work at Oshkosh State Normal school. She was employed as a teacher in the San Diego schools at the time of her death. The body was recovered after a search lasting more than a week and was brought back to Madison for burial. Funeral services were held from the home, 1102 Spaight St., on January 25.

Originally published in the Wisconsn alumni magazine (Volume 28, Number 5) in March 1927

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