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In Memoriam: Esther Wattenberg

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July 19, 2019
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It is with great sadness that we report that Esther Wattenberg passed away on July 19th, just shy of her 100th birthday.

A professor of social work at the University of Minnesota, she was a fierce advocate for underserved women and children. Esther was a critical part of CURA's work for several decades and a treasured part of the CURA family. May her memory be an inspiration.

Minnesota child welfare pioneer Esther Wattenberg dies at age 99 from the Star Tribune

Esther Wattenberg: One of CURA's finest since (almost) the beginning profile from CURA's 50th Anniversary

MPR Photo/Sasha Aslanian