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Jessie Kremers Newman ’33

Jessie Kremers Newman ’33, November 10, 1999, in Portland, of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. She attended Reed for two years and then transferred to Oregon State College (now Oregon State University), where she earned a BS in business in 1933. She was a secretary in the ophthalmology department of Oregon Health Sciences University for 25 years before her retirement in 1972. She married Roy Newman in 1972 and moved to his home in Vista, California, where she enjoyed gardening and volunteered with Retarded Citizens of the North County as a cashier in their thrift shop. After her husband’s death in 1988, she returned to live in Portland. Survivors include two nieces and a nephew.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2000

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