Respected Rockhampton gynaecologist dies at 90
FORMER Rockhampton obstetrician Dr Conrad Primmer (pictured) will be farewelled by family and friends at a funeral on Friday.
The well-respected Dr Primmer achieved many things in his 90 years and played a special part in the Rockhampton community for many reasons, including the delivering of thousands of babies.
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In a Morning Bulletin report in 1993, Dr Primmer told of his love for Rockhampton.
He was the first and only gynaecologist in Rockhampton for seven years.
A talented sportsman, Dr Primmer played rugby union for Australia in 1951 and in later years played a key role in the game locally.
In a remarkable life, he was in the Bay of Tokyo aboard a Navy Corvette when the Peace Treaty was signed after World War II.