Featured Residents

July 19, 2022

Featured Staff – Grant Hunter

Featured Staff – Grant Hunter Grant Hunter was born at North Kansas City Hospital to Ed and Kathy Hunter. He grew up in Excelsior Springs with […]
May 26, 2022

Featured Resident – Howard Hartford

Featured Resident – Howard Hartford Howard was born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Larry and Edith Spaulding. He had one sister, Nadine. His parents divorced when he […]
May 2, 2022

Featured Resident – Jack Covington

Featured Resident – Jack Covington             Jackie Ray “Jack” Covington was the third and final son born to Ira and Hazel Covington.  His brothers were Ira […]
May 2, 2022

Featured Resident – Jenny Covington

Featured Resident – Jenny Covington Jenifer “Jenny” was born in Dallas, Texas, to Jimmy and Shirley Higgins. She was the middle of three children –having one […]
March 3, 2022

Featured Staff – Jessica Chambers

Featured Staff – Jessica Chambers Jessica (Jess) was the youngest of three girls born to John and Ellen Woods. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, but […]
February 7, 2022

Featured Resident – Harry Carrel

Featured Resident – Harry B “Shorty” Carrel Jr Harry was born on a family farm north of Liberty, MO, to Harry and Louella Carrel. He was […]
January 20, 2022

Featured Resident – Donna Hartford

Featured Resident – Donna Hartford Donna was born in Mitchell, South Dakota, to Don and Geraldine Underwood. She was the oldest of five children, three boys […]
November 23, 2021

Featured Staff – Isaac Wilson

Featured Staff – Isaac Wilson Isaac was born in Kansas City, MO, to Steve and Melissa Wilson. He has a brother, Steven, who is three years […]
October 28, 2021

Featured Staff – Janelle Simoneau

Featured Staff – Janelle Simoneau I have been writing these biographies in the Chatterbox since August of 2008. Every month, I get to learn about someone […]
September 30, 2021

Featured Resident – Joyce Baker

Featured Resident – Joyce Baker             Joyce was born in Kansas City, KS, the third of five children born to Albert and Viola Greve.  She had […]
July 30, 2021

Featured Resident – Jim Bachman

Featured Resident – Jim Bachman Jim Bachman was born on December 22, 1935 in Osawatomie, KS, to Phil and Mary Bachman. He was the 8 of […]
June 29, 2021

Featured Resident – Carol Lane Haug

Featured Resident – Carol Lane Haug Carol Lane Haug was the only child born to Leonard and Frances Ogg of Richmond, MO. Growing up she loved […]
June 11, 2021

Featured Resident – Robert “Bob” Haug

Featured Resident – Robert Haug             Robert Haug was born in Junction City, KS, to Charles and Hazel Haug. He was the third of four children. […]
May 7, 2021

Featured Residents – Marilyn Westlake

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April 2, 2021

Featured Resident – Ursal Leiter

Featured Resident – Ursal Leiter      Ursal was born to Ernest and Viola Currier in Summit, SD. She grew up with three siblings: Wilbur, Virgil […]
March 2, 2021

Featured Resident – Nancy Crossley

Featured Resident – Nancy Crossley             Nancy Crossley was born in San Jose, CA, to Edward and Ruth Crossley.  Her father was in the service. When […]
February 1, 2021

Featured Staff – Elizabeth Carr

Featured Staff – Elizabeth Carr       Elizabeth “Beth” Carr was born in Excelsior Springs MO, July 15, 1977, to Mary and Michael Wollard at […]
September 5, 2020

Featured Staff – Fred Walters

Featured Resident – Fred Walters Fredrick “Fred” Walters was born to Fred and Wilma Walters in NE Kansas City, MO. He was the fourth of six […]
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 […]