David Nuerenberg

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David Vernon Nuerenberg
December 10, 1918 - December 7, 2014
David Vernon Nuerenberg of Portland, Oregon, passed away December 7th, 2014. He was born December 10, 1918 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Lelia and Emil Nuerenberg.
David grew up in Minneapolis, MN, and worked on a dude ranch where he met his wife Lucille. They were married March 7th, 1942. Shortly thereafter David was sent to serve his country in World War 2 and spent four years in New Guinea, Australia and The Philippines.
David was a successful medical professional who graduated and taught at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Illinois. After graduation, he set up his practice in Edmonton, Kentucky.
In 1958, the family moved to Minneapolis, where David went on to graduate from Respiratory Therapy Technical School as a registered Respiratory Therapist and became department director of Inhalation Therapy for St. Mary's hospital in Minneapolis. From there he went to work for Universal Hospital Services and was appointed to the Board for Joint Commission for Respiratory Therapy.
In 1972, the family moved to Caldwell, Idaho, where David accepted the position of Department Director of Respiratory Therapy for Caldwell Memorial Hospital. Shortly thereafter he also assumed the position Director of Respiratory Therapy Technician School in Caldwell which later became part of Boise State University. After a long and rewarding career, David retired and with his wife Lucille, enjoyed years of farming in the Sand Hollow area of Idaho.
In 2010, David moved to Portland, Oregon, to be close to his son and daughter.
David is survived by his children, Sharon (Wood), Dade City, Florida, Sandra Nuerenberg of Gladstone, Oregon and David E. Nuerenberg, Gresham, Oregon, his grandson Andrew Wood, great grandson Kelly Patrick, both of Dade City, Florida, and by a niece by marriage, Gwen (Leo) Collins of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Graveside services will be held in the spring of 2015 under the direction of Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, donations in David's name can be made to the Boise State Technical School of Respiratory Therapy.

Published in Idaho Press Tribune from Dec. 21 to Dec. 28, 2014
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