Cathryn Kaufmann 90, Atlanta

Cathryn Kaufmann 90, Atlanta



Cathryn Marjorie Kaufmann, age 90, of Atlanta, died peacefully on March 17, 2014. A lifelong Atlanta resident and member of The Temple, Ms. Kaufmann attended American University and was a graduate of Duke University.  Long-time civil servant, Ms. Kaufmann worked at the Social Security Administration for most of her career. Ms. Kaufmann was a dedicated volunteer at the Midtown Assistance Center and the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, as well as the Zaban Center. She was politically interested and followed many causes and was active in the League of Women Voters and National Council of Jewish Women. A passionate believer in public transportation, Ms. Kaufmann took the bus to and from work most of her career. Ms. Kaufmann was the daughter of Hettie and Lawrence Kaufmann (deceased), cherished sister of Dorothy Kaufmann Steinheimer, sister-in-law of Lawrence Steinheimer (deceased), and beloved aunt of Carole Steinheimer Brand & her husband Nicholas and George Steinheimer and his wife Helen, great-aunt of Jonathan and Elizabeth, David, and Ellen Brand, and Benjamin and Lauren Steinheimer, and friend to countless others.  Sign an online guest book at In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in memory of Cathryn Kaufmann to the Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Gift Processing Area, 1687 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA 30329, or Midtown Assistance Center at 30 Porter Place, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308, or to The Temple, Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund, 1589 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, (770) 451-4999.


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