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Loretta J. Mansoor

Loretta J. Mansoor

Oct. 28, 1924 - Feb. 18, 2009

REDWOOD FALLS -- Loretta J. Mansoor, 84, of Redwood Falls, died Wednesday at her home.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by Redwood Valley Funeral Home, Redwood Falls. Memorials are preferred to the Friends of the Animal Shelter.

She was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Walnut Grove to Oscar and Irma (Verlinde) Callewart. She graduated from Walnut Grove High School and continued her education at the School of Nursing at McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. During World War II, she served as a nurse in the military.

She married Raja Mansoor on Nov. 20, 1952. She continued her nursing career at the Redwood Area Hospital for 35 years.

She is survived by her daughter: Mary Ann Mansoor of Redwood Falls; sister: Evelyn Greene of Dallas, Texas; and a brother: Dr. Robert Callewart of Dallas, Texas.

She was preceded in death by a sister.