Meet Tom of Good Shepherd

Meet Tom of Good Shepherd

Meet Tom of Good Shepherd Tom is a man of many experiences. He was born November 19, 1934 and grew up as an only child on a farm ten miles northeast of Princeton. His mother was a rural school teacher for 25 years and was Tom’s teacher from fourth to eighth grade. He says she was a very good teacher. … Read More

Photographer Shirley Strom

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Photographer Shirley Strom Photographer Shirley Strom. Motivated by her love of nature and the beauty of the natural world, Shirley Strom wishes to share with you her nature portraits. She pursues her passion of photography literally in her own backyard. Her certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat affords her a wide range of subjects, with occasional side trips for other subjects. Her … Read More

Meet Bernie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Bernie

Meet Bernie of Shepherd of Grace Bernie Kasper is a kind, gentleman who has worked hard his entire life. He was born outside of St. Michael, Minnesota and was raised on his parent’s dairy farm. He was the third oldest of 10 children, five boys and five girls. Bernie learned his strong work ethic at a very young age by working … Read More

Meet Rose of Good Shepherd

Meet Rose of Good Shepherd

Meet Rose of Good Shepherd The first few years of Rose’s life were far from normal. She was placed in the St. Cloud Orphan Home when she was three. Rose had no siblings, so it was nice for her to be placed in a home with four boys, Leonard, Bill, Melvin & Victor. They were best buds. She grew up … Read More

Meet Jack & Donna of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Jack & Donna of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Jack & Donna of Shepherd of Grace. Many people are born with gifts. Jack Knothe was born with the gift of teaching; although he retired some years ago, he still loves to teach today through conversation. It doesn’t take long during a conversation to witness Jack’s love and passion for teaching. Being a voracious reader, he is also a perpetual … Read More

Meet Bob & Lois of Good Shepherd

Meet Bob & Lois of Good Shepherd

Meet Bob and Lois of Good Shepherd.   Bob and Lois are the sweetest couple and their story is one of endearing and enduring love.   Born in Wellpinit, Washington, Bob grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation the third oldest of seven brothers. He acquired the nickname “Chick” and according to his mother, he was named after a wrestler … Read More

Meet Bea of Shepherd of Grace

Bea Pouliot

Meet Bea of Shepherd of Grace Bea was born to Herbert & Florence Brick on May 3, 1929. She’s proud to say she was raised a city girl in Minneapolis. Her father worked as an Auto Mechanic while her mother worked in the home and held some odd jobs. Being the youngest of eight, 4 sisters and 3 brothers, Bea … Read More

Dementia Friends Training

Dementia Friends Training

Good Shepherd has trained twelve tenants and community members at the last Dementia Friends Training on May 18. Dementia Friends is a global movement that is changing the way people think, act, and talk about dementia. Developed by the Alzheimer’s Society in the United Kingdom, the Dementia Friends initiative is underway in Minnesota. By helping everyone in a community understand … Read More

Meet Marjorie

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Meet Marjorie. Marjorie was born on May 5, 1919 in St. Cloud. Her father worked for a granite company in St. Cloud. She and her sister and two brothers had to take their turns doing chores around the house before they could go have their fun. Marjorie had two very good friends, Marcy and Irene. They all enjoyed being outside … Read More