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Loretta Neufeld


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Posted Online: Feb. 16, 2013, 9:40 pm
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Loretta E. Neufeld, wife of the late Dr. Robert J. Neufeld, co-founder of the Davenport West End Clinic, passed away on Jan. 27, 2013.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Friday, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Arrangements are by Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport.
Loretta moved to California to be closer to her children, Richard, Grover Beach, Lori Beckstrand, Spring Valley, and Mary Fran Cornick (deceased), of La Mesa. Loretta left 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
As a graduate from Saint Xavier University Chicago, Illinois in 1939, she was one of four who participated in the first integrated baccalaureate program of nursing in Illinois.















 



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