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Loraine L. Jackson, retired registered nurse
April 18, 1921 -- Feb. 26, 2006

Loraine L. Jackson, a retired nurse, died unexpectedly Sunday in Wyoming County Community Hospital. She was 84.

Born Loraine Lindsey in Knox County, Mo., she graduated from Thermopolis High School in Thermopolis, Wyo., in 1939 and from the University of Utah School of Nursing in 1945. During World War II, she served in the Cadet Nurse Corps program.

Mrs. Jackson worked for many years as a registered nurse at Craig Developmental Center in Sonyea and Wyoming County Community Hospital. She retired in 1979.

She and her husband, Dr. John E., lived for many years in Castile. He died in 1984.

She was a member of the Castile Gala Club and the Castile Historical Society.

She was a longtime member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Warsaw, serving in many church callings, including a mission at the Washington, D.C., temple.

Surviving are two daughters, Michaela Mahler of Monterey, Calif., and Melissa Vrooman of Castile; three sons, John and Jeremy, both of Las Vegas, and Jeffrey of Warsaw; a sister, Jane Lindsey of Tucson, Ariz.; 24 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 57 Linwood Ave. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Knox County, Mo.


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