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Loretta Freiling, Pivotal IRH Staff Member, Passes Away at 89

Black and white portrait of Loretta Freiling

Loretta Freiling, vital IRH staff person for over 50 years, recently passed away. A memorial service will be held on October 13, 2018 at the Ryan Funeral Home. For more information on the service and Loretta’s full obituary, see here. To read more about Loretta’s remarkable role at IRH, see here.

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