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CRMC Hospice Trees of Light Thank You

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice held its annual Trees of Light lighting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. This is an annual fundraiser in which Christmas trees are lit in Cherokee, Aurelia, Marcus and Holstein throughout the holiday season in memory of friends and loved ones through tax-deductible donations.

Due to the blustery weather conditions, this year's ceremony was held in the CRMC Specialty Clinic lobby. Rev. Carolyn Hollar provided a special message of hope. Following Rev. Hollar's inspirational words, close to 200 names of loved ones were read by various members of the CRMC medical staff. 70 of those remembered were CRMC Hospice patients. Becky Elemond ended the service with her vocal talents in leading everyone in the singing of "Silent Night."

The Hospice team would like to thank everyone who participated in the ceremony, and especially the following individuals for their generous donations towards the Trees of Light. This year, more than $4,100 was raised through the end of December. The funds will go on to help the Hospice team in assisting patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses. Donations to benefit this worthy cause are accepted year-round and may be made by calling the Cherokee Regional Medical Center Hospice department at 225-6459.


Jo Perrin -

Joyce Perrin

Elaine Cates -

Loyce "Mike" Cates

Walter Pritts-

Marjorie Pritts

Jane Walker -

Gladys A. Albers

John Carey-

Lucille Carey

Helen Anderson-

Walter Anderson

Mildred Specht -

Chester Specht

Francis Smith -

Phyllis Smith

Martha Parry -

Evart "Tony" Peterson

Jan Schimmer -

Kenneth & Esther Gaskill

Dr. Chris & Lisa VandeLune-

Brad Broshar

Linda Graham -

Robert M. & Jeanette Graham

Arlene & Diane Sweet -

Donna Sweet & Orrin Sweet

Wayne Woolridge -

Marlys Woolridge

Tony, Robin, Brett & Dean Jenness -

Merritt Jenness

Mary Brown & family-

James Brown

Robert Hartwig -

Ralph Hartwig

Lois Schallau -

Jim Schallau

Chuck & Kay Ogren -

Paul & Catherine Ogren

Jim & Paula Weathers -

Sally Weathers, Marvin & Elaine Bengtson

Doug & Val Woods -

Diane Woods Swisher & Mike Woods

Frances Hiemstra -

Lester Hiemstra

Elvera Specht -

Robert Specht

Roger Fuhrman

Sarah Mae Fuhrman -

Barbara Ivarson

Ervin Ivarson

Dave Pierce Family & Loren Kolpin Family -

Dorothy Hartwig, Harriet Zarr, Ralph Hartwig, Roy Stieneke

Monica, Doug, Kaitlan & Kiley Kennebeck -

Gayleen Kennebeck & John Lane

June Perrin -

Jack G. Perrin

Joan Bierman -

Leland Bush & John Bush

Lois I. Burkhardt -

Donald Harry Burkhardt

Delores Schueder -

James Schueder

Sherm & Joanne Nelson -

Greg Nelson

Shirley Kunzweiler -

Donna Kunzweiler

Bryon & Donise Raper -

Donald H. Burkhardt

Judy Cunningham -

Faye Trimble

Lydia Hargens -

Shirley L. Anderson

Dan & Charlotte Schueder -

James Schueder

Lois Hobson -

Kenneth Hobson

Evelyn Carlson -

Willard Carlson

Anne Droegmiller -

John Ritz Jr.

Fern Petlon & Family -

Willard Petlon

Shirley Wilcox -

James Dean Wilcox

Shirley Aduddell -

Duane Aduddell

Jim & Lorraine Cave -

Carl Mayer & Merritt Jenness

Wilmer & Gloria Winterhof -

Rich Stille

Lynn & Craig Ivarson -

Ed Bjorge, Ervin Ivarson, Neal Anderson

Tom & Doris Dawson, Den & Rosse Mary Peavey; John & Joyce Legg -

Dorothy Peavey

John & Rita Comstock -

Family & friends

Greg & Gloria Geerdes -

Wilma Stieneke & Dale Stieneke

Sylvia & Keith Carstens -

Lumir & Lillian Konopik; Wilma Carstens

Claudeen Bugh -

Edwin Dale Bugh

Joyce Groff -

Don Groff

Frieda Mohn -

Eitel Mohn

Caleb Ducommun -

Roger Ducommun

Ralph & Herta Rupp -

Sharon Kay Rupp

Dorothy Olson -

Jack Olson

Pam Carpenter -

Loved Ones

Blaine, Donna & Weston Burkhardt -

Donald H. Burkhardt

Jim & Connie Mohn -

Eitel Mohn, Helen Alquist & Clarence Alquist

Joyce Lundsgaard -

Gary & Helen Braunschweig

Mary Jo Ruppert -

Rod Ruppert

Neal & Marie Bork -

Raymond & Opal Rupp, Dale & Gladys Bork, Marv McMurrin

Elva Johnson -

Kenneth Johnson

Bonnie Wiese -

Clarence & Svanhilde Rochau, Jack Rochau, Elna Moeller

Sherrie & Tom Mahoney, Toni Zarr -

Harriet Zarr

Gladys Mortenson -

Walter & Mildred Mortenson

Dale Juelfs Family -

Darlene Mae Juelfs

Janne & Ron Johnson & family, Dorothy Olson & family -

Emily Olson

Janne & Ron Johnson & family -

Jack Olson

Richard & Roberta Boothby -

Lucille Boothby, Zona & Robert Olson, T. D. & Ruby Boothby, Claus & Mabel Carlson

Michael Olson, Brad & Kim Olson, Richard & Roberta Boothby -

Zona & Robert Olson, Arlo & Roma Beazley, Arabella Olson

Susan & Jason Briese -

Roger Ducommun

Gene & Bonnie Fischer -

John Bachman & Betty Massman

Beverly Sprouse -

Maynard Johnson, Junior Tesch

Norine Lorenzen -

Lloyd Henderson

Leanne Hammer -

James & Lela Cranston, Reuben & Anna Johnson, Helen Johnson

Karmen Hodgdon -

Bill Pease

Jeanette Arndt -

Richard H. (Dick) Arndt

James & Mary Ann Fassler -

Margaret Fassler

Ron, LaVonne & Cory Bryant -

Junior Tesch, Maynard Johnson

Tim & Melanie Rice -

Donald Rice

Berniece Woltman -

Kenny Woltman, Sally Warburton

Rick & Rosie Hamlin, Scott & Candi Graff & family -

Joan Rae Newbrough

Dick Bonnesen -

Deanna Bonnesen

Gayle Miller Brownmiller -

Margaret Simonsen

Ruth Stieneke & family -

Alva Stieneke

Chris Ballard -

Mark Roethler, Georgina Flanagan, Irma Garvin, Alice Dunn, Margret Willems, Lynn Flanagan, Margret Peggy Larson, Art Braun, Charles Beaton, Rita Donaldson, Leonard Bindner, Margaret Andrews, Margaret Trommelen, Doris Fry, Dorothy Peavey

Jean Cook -

June Blair

Beth Ortner -

Heidi Galles

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