Meet Alta Alta grew up in a big family in Cohasset, Minnesota. The second oldest of ten kids, she is no stranger to hard work or taking care of others. Although she says she didn’t mind it at all. She helped her mom take care of her younger siblings, cleaned and ironed the “crunchy” laundry after being dried on the
Meet Al Born in 1919 in Bertha, Minnesota, Al had some change of scenery, moving from Verndale to Minneapolis and finally settling in the Saint Cloud area when he was about two years old. His dad was a barber who worked in a shop, in downtown Saint Cloud, until he was 95. His mom was a teacher in Verndale until
Meet Sandy Sandy was the youngest of five children and grew up in Minneapolis. Her mom worked for Honeywell and her dad was a street sweeper for the City of Minneapolis. She graduated from Patrick Henry High School. She worked for Hayes Potato Farm sorting potatoes for two weeks before landing a job for Court Administration for Sherburne County.
Laundry Aide / Housekeeper Job Summary: This is two jobs that have combined to make one full-time position, with Laundry Aide being the primary responsibility. The Laundry Aide is responsible to maintain a clean and odor free atmosphere at Good Shepherd in all public areas and resident accommodations. The housekeeper is responsible to maintain a clean, odor free, and safe environment for Good
Meet Eileen – Eileen grew up in Virginia, Minnesota. During her high school years, her family moved to Roseau. Eileen was active in cheerleading and music, playing in the band and singing in the choir. Those younger years really helped develop a passion for music that has lasted her entire lifetime. She met a man through her Church.
Meet Violet – Violet was born and raised in Libertyville, Illinois but later moved Zion. She has a very large family. Violet had seven brothers and four sisters who predominantly live between Milwaukee and Chicago. She considers this whole area home. They are a very close family and have always kept in touch. Nowadays they use Facebook to stay
I would like to commend the Legislature and the Governor for passing and signing into law the new LTC Reform Package. As I’ve been out in the public, I’ve had many people ask me how the reform package has affected our organization. I have prepared a number of bullet points to address that very question: As the legislature was in
Meet Michelle – Michelle Vasek has worked for Good Shepherd for over five years and is the Director of Home Care Services. Michelle is very passionate about nursing and has infused her 30+ year career with recruiting, teaching, training and mentoring new nurses. Over the years, she has held many types of nursing positions including aide, floor nurse,
Meet Leo Leo grew up on a dairy farm in Sartell with his five brothers and three sisters. Going to country school until 8th grade, he jokes that one day he walked in the front door and out the back. He loved everything about farm life; even picking rocks. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing softball with the neighbors. He