Meet Roger!

Meet Roger Roger was born during the depression, on June 3, 1931 and was raised in Long Prairie, Minnesota. His family initially lived on a farm where his mother’s mother lived, but when he was three, his family moved into town. His father was a pressman for Hart Press, the largest employer in Long Prairie. His mother worked at home

Resolutions!  New Year’s resolutions. 

  Resolutions!  New Year’s resolutions written by Jack – Shepherd of Grace   Have you made them in the past?  Have you been able to keep them? Human nature tests our will to have good intentions to change things in our lives that we know will benefit our well-being. Many resolutions deal with living a healthy life.  Such as exercising

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Remembering in November

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Remembering in November Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Remembering in November. Dates on our calendar keep us in touch with daily life. Life of the past, as well as those of the future. There are dates to remember and dates of remembrance. Usually, birthdays and anniversaries are dates to remember, especially family members. This month

Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace   Meet Marie of Shepherd of Grace. Marie was born on January 2, 1929, on a farm in Stewart, Minnesota. Her father was a farmer and her mother was a homemaker. Marie was the oldest girl of eight siblings, with five brothers and 3 sisters. With such a big family and living on the

Congratulations Janel Lee!

Congratulations Janel Lee!

Congratulations Janel Lee! Congratulations Janel Lee! Good Shepherd Community has been a long-standing member of the Minnesota Nursing Home Social Work Association (MNHSWA). This year our own, Janel Lee, was the recipient of the Annual Service Award at the 2019 Fall Conference. She has served in many capacities on the MNHSWA board over the years. Janel is currently the Chair

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – America’s Pastime

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – America’s Pastime Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – America’s Pastime. America’s “Pass Time” has been baseball. Songs have been written to describe a good time at the ballpark – “Take me out to the ball game” and “Casey at Bat” two familiar tunes encouraging attendance at a game. However, numerous other sports have competed for the

Meet Carol of Good Shepherd

Meet Carol of Good Shepherd

Meet Carol of Good Shepherd Meet Carol of Good Shepherd. Carol was born April 21st, 1947 to parents, Alvin and Lorraine Klug. She grew up in Albany, MN. She attended Holy Family Catholic School, grade one through eight and then went on to graduate from Albany High School. Carol looks back at her young adult life and remembers enjoying dances

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Back to School

Jack's Cabinet of Curiosities - Remembering in November

Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Back to School Jack’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Back to School. Each year at this time our season changes. Not the “Weather Change, but the “Back to School” syndrome we find infused in the daily lives of people. Families with children are most affected by the change of schedules, back-to-school shopping, extra-curricular school events, and

Meet Connie of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Connie of Shepherd of Grace   Meet Connie of Shepherd of Grace. Connie is the oldest of five children. She grew up in Osseo in a house her dad built on her grandparent’s land. She loved living close to her Grandpa and Grandma. Her dad drove a lunch truck and worked in a rubber molding plant; her mom was

Meet Darryl of Good Shepherd

Meet Darryl of Goof Shepherd

Meet Darryl of Good Shepherd Meet Darryl of Good Shepherd. Darryl was born in 1944 in Roseau, MN. He grew up on the family farm with his parents and three sisters. His parents, Oscar and Florence, took over the farm from his grandfather, Charles. Charles came to the United States from Sweden in 1880. He worked for the railroad until