Jeanne H. Pfeiffer, 81, of Coralville, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Windmill Manor in Coralville following a period of declining health. Funeral services were held June 11 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Iowa City. Graveside services were held at Oakwood Cemetery in Monticello.
Jeanne was born Aug. 24, 1930, in Dubuque, the daughter of Vincent and Genevieve (Altman) Sowle. In 1958, Jeanne began working as a nurse’s aide at the State Sanatorium at Oakdale. In 1981, Jeanne transferred to the position of environmental aide at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, working there until her retirement in 1990.
While working at Oakdale, Jeanne met Ralph N. Pfeiffer and they were united in marriage at the Missouri synod Lutheran Church in Iowa City on March 12, 1959.
She was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Iowa City.
Local survivors include Julia (Dennis) Herman of North Liberty.
Online condolences may be sent for her family at www.gayandciha.com.