(MINOT, ND) – Trinity Health paid tribute to its long-term employees Tuesday (Feb. 16) at a service awards banquet at The Grand. Certificates were presented to 121 staff members who celebrated milestone anniversaries with Trinity last year, including Perla Hall, a medical technologist at Trinity Hospital, who marked 45 years of service to Trinity Health.
Nine employees received awards for 40 years of service: Pennelope Adam, Trinity Homes; Jillane Boser, Clinical Informatics; Kay Haugeberg, Laboratory; Karen Holte, Clinical Excellence and Patient Safety; Valarie Kemper, Radiology; Judy Myers, Materials Management; Jan Panasuk, Surgical Associates; Peggy Serr, Nursing Service Office; and Paul Simonson, Human Resources.
Others honored were:
35 Years: Jill Aarseth, Pulmonology; Lori Armstrong, Nutrition Services; Joanne Behrens, Darlene Fournier, Marian Gullickson and Kathryn Neubauer, all Trinity Homes; Curtis Dahly and Eugene Iverson, both Biomedical; Cheryl Eshenko and Carol Knorr, both Parmacy; Nita Feist, Pediatric Nursing; Kathleen Hansen, Oral & Facial Surgery; Betty Heintz, Intensive Care; Rochelle Hickel and Vickie Lervik, both Health Information Management; Lori Lagge, Work Injury Management; Karen Liepke, Trinity Community Clinic-Western Dakota; Caron May, Neurology; Sherry Melby, Kenmare Community Hospital; Debbie Meschke, Same Day Surgery; Cindy Nordquist, Medical Staff Office; Walter Snyder, Behavioral Health; and Sharon Van Winkle, Surgery.
30 Years: Brenda Black, Simulation Truck; Tammi Fugere and Cindy Saari, both Trinity Regional Eyecare; Sharon Gifford, Neurology; Kamie Gotvaslee, Radiology; Craig Gust, Facilities Management; Cynthia Havig, Same Day Surgery; Deborah Hoverson, Nursing Service Office; Kathy Kallestad, Health Information Management; Toni Kremer, Corporate Finance; Rodney Lund and Lois Zahn, both Trinity Homes; Laura Miller, Family Medicine; Patty Mosser, Trauma Program; Joan Narum and Jane Olson, both Ob-Gyn; Lona Nelson, Kenmare Community Hospital; Barbara Rimatzki, Behavioral Health; Bruno Rimatzki, RehabCare; Sonja Struksnes-Weber, Laboratory; Carol Walth, Materials Management; and Sue Wilson, Nursing Service Office.
25 Years: Caroline Anderson, Community Clinic-Velva; Tammi Benno and Carol Graves, both Kidney Dialysis; Janel Feehan, Radiology; Veda Gamble, Information Technology; Joan Hawbaker and Kathy Kroke, both RehabCare; Marlene Johnson, Regional Eyecare-Western Dakota; Melanie Keeling, CancerCare; Kimberly Keller, Anesthesia; Gloria Mantz, Admitting; Dawn Mehl, Nutrition Services; Julie Mosser, Facilities Management; Sharlo Mykleburst, Regional Eyecare-Devils Lake; Sandra Odegard, Community Clinic-Western Dakota; Michelina Putnam, Health Information Management; Penny Saville, Post-Anesthesia Recovery; Pamela Schestler, Behavioral Health; Karen Sedevie, Revenue Integrity; Janet Smith, Trinity Homes; and Patricia Wood, Same Day Surgery.
20 Years: Norma Anderson and Emily Atherton, both Business Services; Emily Atherton and Hiroko Coke, both Housekeeping; Amy Bergrude and Tammy Brown, both Intensive Care; Angela Bischof and Kory Goodman, both Nursing Service Office; Sandra Christenson, Central Processing; Pennie Edwards, Radiology; Cynthia Ell and Kenneth Knapp, Jr., both Materials Management; Linda Engelhard, Judith Erickson and Suzanne Watne, all Regional Eyecare; Catherine Gamas, Pre-Admission Testing; Melinda Hall, Thomas Seabolt, Jr., Kathleen Lovejoy and Vicki Michels, all Behavioral Health; Lisa Hamilton, Frances Kraft and Judy Steeves, all Trinity Homes; Dorothy Hoff, Internal Medicine; Dr. Teri Hurly, Family Medicine; Sharleen Knuth and Carlene Solar, both Facilities Management; Peggy Kostenko, Intensive Care Nursery; Karmen Kyllo and Lance Mohl, both Pharmacy; Kenneth Lewis, Information Technology; Carol Mohagen and Ranelle O’Keeffe, both CancerCare; Christine Olson, Dermatology; Elaine Polsfut, Corporate Finance; Randy Schwan, Executive Office; Carissa Sorenson, Convenient Care; Carolyn Steen, Podiatry; Janet Thiele, Cath Lab; Joette Turner, Community Clinic-Velva; Nicole Underdahl and Denise Zahn, both Anesthesia; Lynette Vondal, Emergency/Trauma; Kevin Wenzel, Biomedical; and Renda Wilson, Trinity Medical Group Operations.