Northwest Quarterly magazine – Spring/Summer 2016

Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine, Spring Summer 2016, Vol. 13, No. 3,  cover and table of contents

 

Whitsitt, Dr. Robert E.

Born Leo Carl Knapp, April 13 1924, in South English, Iowa. Orphaned at 11 months, adopted by the Rev. Dr. William S. and Geraldine (Long) Whitsitt, Winona, MN.

Attended Carlton College, Berea College, University of So. Dakota and University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, graduating with an M.D. in 1948.

A veteran of both the WWII and the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1954.

Practiced medicine in Rockford 1950-1986, co-owner of the Loves Park Medical Clinic.

Died Oct. 15, 2014.

Delehanty Funeral Home.

Source: Rockford Register Star Oct. 25, 2014.