Katherine Anne (Kathy) Jacobson, 79

Katherine Anne (Kathy) Jacobson, 79, died of cancer on March 4, 2013, in New York City.

Kathy was born Aug. 5, 1933. She graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1951, and later from the University of Iowa. She worked as a physical therapist in Omaha, Neb., and later in New York City where she lived for more than 50 years.

In retirement, Kathy did volunteer work for the League of Women Voters, the Village Independent Democrats and a local soup kitchen. She also traveled extensively both in and out of the United States.

Kathy is survived by her son, Niles Anderson and his partner Britta DiMaggio; a granddaughter, Maya Anderson; a grandson, Asher Anderson; her sisters Margaret Nimmo and Sara Jacobson; and brothers Peter and Eric Jacobson, as well as many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Elizabeth (Betty) nee Miller and J. Westin Jacobson.