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Dr. S. C. Nuccio (died 1965)

NUCCIO, SCHWESKA, RAINWATER, REAGEN, FRANTZ

Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 11/17/2020 at 09:50:28

29 July 1965 - The Tipton Conservative

Funeral services for Dr. S. C. Nuccio, 47, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at the Tipton Methodist church. Clyde McKee and John Stiegel of the Church of the Latter Day Saints, Rock Island, Ill., officiated. The Dye Funeral home was in charge.

Pallbearers were Alvin Collier, Dr. J. V. Durlacher, West Liberty; Carl Haesemeyer, Stanwood; Chester Sherwood, Wilton Junction; Dewey Fitch and Atty. Walter Rismiller. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery where a military service was held.

William Naber is coordinating the Dr. Nuccio memorial fund and anyone wishing to contribute is asked to contact him.

Dr. Nuccio died at 7:15 a.m. Sunday, July 25, at Methodist hospital in Des Moines where he had been a patient since July 18, when he suffered a stroke while attending a chiropractic meeting in Des Moines. Complications followed and he developed a partial paralysis. Brain surgery was performed July 22. Dr. Nuccio had suffered a heart attack in 1957 and his heart condition caused further complications in his condition, resulting in his death.

Because of his heart condition, he had no insurance.

The son of Ignatzio and Josephine Nuccio, he was born in Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 21, 1918. He attended school in Cleveland and St. Louis, Mo., graduating from John Adams high school in Cleveland.

He was in service for 5 years during World War II, serving in the army air force as a radio operator at Scott Field, Ill., Madison, Wis., and Kelly Field, Texas, where he was discharged as a staff sergeant with the 9th Bomber Group.

After the war he graduated from the St. Louis Business college in accounting and attended Palmer College at Davenport, graduating as a doctor of chiropractic in 1950. He was married to Betty J. Schweska at Moline, Ill., Feb. 10, 1948, while both were students at Palmer college.

The Drs. Nuccio came to Tipton 14 years ago and he has been active as a chiropractic doctor.

He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Lions club, Odd Fellows, American Legion, Boy Scouts, the American Chiropractic association and the Iowa Chiropractic society. He was active in community affairs and was a candidate for city councilman.

He is survived by his wife, 4 children, Marshall Vincent, 13; Christina Marie, 9; John Alan, 3 and Michael Paul, 2; his mother, Mrs. Josephine Rainwater, and 2 sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Josephine) Reagen, and Mrs. Laura Frantz, all of St. Louis, Mo.

Dr. Nuccio's office, the Tipton Chiropractic clinic, will remain open and continue to serve the people of this area, Dr. Betty Nuccio has announced. Dr. Betty Nuccio will return to full time practice very shortly. In the meantime Dr. J. V. Durlacher will continue to take care of patients.


 

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