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Jeanette Kaufman


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Jeanette Kaufman Obituary
October 31, 1926 - February 10, 2016 Jeanette passed away peacefully with her husband Ernest at her side. They were to celebrate 45 happy years on February 14. She was a loving wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and a beloved educator of the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. After volunteering at the John Tracy Clinic, and earning degrees at CSUN and CSULA, Jeanette developed the program for the Deaf at Calvert Street Elementary in Woodland Hills. She was named NAACP/LAUSD Teacher of the Year in 1989. Born in Cleveland, she worked in a munitions plant during WWII, then moved to California and worked at the VA before becoming a teacher. She was passionate for literature, camping, and travel.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, 2016
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