In memory of Edith Isenberg, Corinne Owens
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the community at-large lost two stellar colleagues with the recent deaths of Corinne Owens and Edith Isenberg. Both were true believers in the power of education to make lives better and both of their names grace scholarships that help UW-Parkside students.
Reporter Lee Roberts wrote that "From the time she arrived in Racine from Mississippi in 1946, Owens dedicated herself to educating and enlightening minds here." The full story about Corinne Owens remarkable 100 years is available on the Journal Times' web site.
Edith Isenberg served as the university with distinction as director of Student Health Services. Her husband, Dr. Norbert Isenberg, was a Professor of Chemistry and Chairman of the UW-Parkside Division of Science. Edith died Saturday, Nov. 3, at the age of 82. Funeral services will be held today at Beth Israel Sinai Temple beginning at 11 a.m. The Temple is located at 944 Main Street in Racine.
More information about the life and myriad contributions of Edith Isenberg is available on the campus web site.