Featured Residents

August 17, 2020

Featured Staff – Brooklyn Burnett

Featured Staff – Brooklyn Burnett Brooklyn Burnett has lived in Kearney most of her life with her parents Devin & Christina Stagg and her older sister, […]
May 29, 2020
Peggy Dykes

Featured Staff – Peggy Dykes

Featured Staff – Peggy Dykes Peggy was born in Grand Island, NE. She was the fifth child of eight born to George and Roberta Graf. She […]
April 29, 2020

Featured Staff – Marina Rinehart

When I Won the Lottery by Marina Rinehart             My name is Luz “Marina” Rinehart and I was born on the 14th of April, in Bogotá, […]
September 17, 2019

Stacy Rule and Her Busy Bees

Featured Volunteers – Stacy Rule & the Busy Bees Day Care Stacy Shanks was born and raised in Kearney, MO. She graduated from Kearney High School […]
August 2, 2019

Featured Resident – Nita Vanbebber

Featured Resident – Nita Vanbebber Nita Vanbebber was born in Vibbard, MO, to Earl and Ethyl Vanderpool. She had one sister who was four years older […]
July 5, 2019

Featured Resident – Lois Larson

Featured Resident – Lois Larson Wanda Lois Larson was born in Sioux City, Iowa. She was the only child of Frank and Libbie Zahnen. Growing up […]
May 31, 2019

Featured Staff – Gage Deere

Featured Staff – Gage Deere             As I’m sure you are aware, there is a new staff member in the kitchen.  You’ve probably seen him around […]
February 26, 2019

Featured Resident – Janie Allison

Featured Resident – Janie Allison           Donna Jane Watkins (Janie) was born in Fairfield, IA, though her family lived in Libertyville.  She was the only child […]
February 6, 2019

Featured Residents – Marge Anderson

Featured Resident – Marge Anderson             Marjorie “Marge” Anderson was born on a farm outside of Greenfield, MO.  She was the fifth of six children born […]
February 6, 2019

Featured Resident – Sandy Smith

Featured Resident – Sandy Smith             Sandra Smith was born in Detroit, MI, to Donald and Virginia Sanger.  She and her sister, Pam, used to ride […]
October 29, 2018

Featured Resident – Ella Amos

Featured Resident – Ella Amos                 Ella was born in Clay County, MO, in what is now Liberty.  She was the only child of Frank and […]
October 3, 2018

Featured Resident – Alice Strathman

Featured Resident – Alice Strathman Alice was born and raised in Cleveland, OH.  She was the middle of three children born to George and Alice Wilhelm.  […]
September 7, 2018

Featured Resident – Carla Esslinger

Featured Resident – Carla Esslinger                 Carla was born in Madison, KS, to Carl and Charline Hanes. She grew up with an older sister and a […]
July 26, 2018

Featured Resident – Don Esslinger

Featured Resident – Don Esslinger              Don Esslinger was born on a farm in Madison, KS.  He had a twin sister but she didn’t survive infancy.  […]
May 30, 2018

Featured Resident – Jerry Dewey

Featured Resident – Jerry Dewey             Gerald “Jerry” Dewey was born in Industrial City, which is near St. Joseph, MO. He was the seventh of eight […]
May 25, 2018

Featured Resident – Betty Dewey

Featured Resident – Betty Dewey             Betty was the youngest of seven children born to Buford and Nanny Boyer.  She was born in Stewartsville, MO.  When […]
March 30, 2018

Featured Resident – Les Snodgrass

Featured Resident – Les Snodgrass Les Snodgrass was born in Kansas City, Kansas, to Phil and Nellie Snodgrass. He had two brother and one sister, who […]
March 2, 2018

Featured Employee – Terri Teter

Featured Employee – Terri Teter             I was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, in August of 1955 to Everett and Roylyn Worth.  […]
February 28, 2018

Featured Resident – Marilyn Thudium

Featured Resident – Marilyn Thudium             Marilyn was born in Brookfield, MO.  She and her brother, Myrl, grew up in town with their parents, Ray and […]
February 28, 2018

Featured Resident – Elva Greer

Featured Resident – Elva Greer Elva was born In Macedonia, Iowa, to William Elvis and Flora Faye Hopkins.  She had three brothers, Leroy, Danny, and a […]
December 1, 2017

Featured Resident – Frankie Braden

“Frankie” Braden             Frances E Braden (aka Frankie) was the eighth of eleven children born to Everett and Harriet Lowrey.  There were seven girls and four […]
October 4, 2017

Featured Resident – Jennie Dale

Featured Resident – Jennie Dale               Jennie Dale was born in Blue Springs, MO, when it was just a town of about 500 people. She was […]
August 1, 2017

Featured Resident – Mary Temple

Mary Temple             Mary was the youngest of nine children (8 girls, 1 boy) born to George Washington and Beulah May Wooten.  She was born and […]
July 1, 2017

Featured Residents – DD Babcock

 Dorthy Babcock             Dorthy (DD) Babcock was born in Wewoka, OK for MC and Maudie Pittman.  A few months after her birth, her parent relocated to […]
May 31, 2017

Featured Resident – Foy Babcock

Featured Resident – Foy Babcock Foy Babcock was born in Heidenheimer, TX, to GW and Janie Mae Babcock. He was raised on a cotton farm with […]