Meet Delores Delores is a charismatic, people person. Growing up in a large family of eight kids, she learned to enjoy the company of others. Her dad was a carpenter and her mom had all kinds of jobs. She certainly had great role models and got her stellar work ethic from her wonderful parents. She grew up in the small
by: Barb Rebischke Tanya Schleeter, Care Manager at the Cottages, faced her fear of being in front of hundreds of people to share her viewpoints at the May 25th, Leading Age, Workforce Solutions Conference at River's Edge Convention Center. Leading Age of Minnesota hosted a Statewide Workforce Conference for Administrator's, Directors of Nursing, and Human Resource staff to talk about
Meet Ethel Ethel, along with two younger brothers, grew up on a farm in the small town of Rapidan, Minnesota. She attended school there until grade nine when she dropped out to stay home and help her mother who’d fallen ill. At the age of sixteen the family moved to Wadena where two years later Ethel met the love of
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 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. Vernon had
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 connected.