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Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa has been ranked as one of the top 10 international universities in the U.S. and was the first university to offer a Master of the Fine Arts. Its Iowa Writers Workshop is the most prestigious writing program in the country, and the school also has a proud history of athletics with many former Hawkeyes on the rosters of current NBA and NFL teams. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who've contributed to the University of Iowa's rich legacy.
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University of Iowa Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Robert Pursley

Col. Robert "Jack" Pursley Knoxville, TN Col. (Ret.) Robert Jackson Pursley, PhD, born December 5, 1927, was welcomed into the peaceful embrace of God's eternal love on November 10, 2017. He was raised in Chattanooga where he met his beloved Betty Jo Lerch Pursley (d. 1995) when she sang with the band where he played trumpet. They were married on November 28, 1945. Jack and Jo were the proud and supportive parents of Jody Lou (1952), Robert Jeffrey (1956) and Kenneth Judd (1961). He...
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