KishHealth honors longtime employees

DeKALB –  KishHealth System recognized employees for years of service at the 12th annual Employee Recognition Banquet. Donna Hall and Andrea White were honored for 40 years of service at Kishwaukee Hospital. 

Hall started her career as an LPN on the Medical and Coronary Care floors at DeKalb Public Hospital. After earning her nursing degree, she moved to the Special Care Unit at Kishwaukee Hospital. She now works in the Intensive Care Unit.

“I’ve always enjoyed the family atmosphere and friendliness of my coworkers," Hall said. "We all work well together and go out to eat once a month.”

White is a certified medical transcriptionist in the Health Information Management department at Kishwaukee Hospital. She has worked at DeKalb Public Hospital, the former Kishwaukee Hospital, and the current hospital.

“As many years as I’ve worked as a transcriptionist, I’ve learned you will always learn some new term during the course of the day," she said.

Nancy Dahm and Ruth Eike were honored for 35 years of service.

Employees with 30 years of service: Kathy Kuppler, Tami Johnson, Elizabeth Reed, James McConkey, Diana Rosenberg and Pamela Winebaugh.

Employees with 25 years of service: Penny Baker, Brad Copple, Patricia Herrmann, Chris Jones, Mike Kokott, Linda Kulesa, Julie Maurer, Elizabeth Post, Judith Rousonelos, Janis Schnurr, Connie Snider and Steven Steder.

Employees with 20 years of service: Janice Butala, Jana Kingston, August Kramer, Gary Lindgren, Diane Norman, Suzanne Puscas, Elzbieta Stolarski and Regina Streicher.

Employees with 15 years of service: Pamela Baker, Kathleen Beetz, Tara Berg-Gould, John Cox, Susanne Dewey, Tina Foster-Bergbauer, Kristin Fowler, Alejandra Garcia, Donald Gould, Jodi Haeffner, Simmie Hayes, Mary Hueber, Kevin Jesmer, Vicky Lohmeier, Ramon Mascote, Doreen O’Leary-Nakaerts, Connie Perez, Jeffrey Reifsteck, Rhonda Show, Chester Simmons, Molly Stoffa, Jennifer Tarvestad and Randall Wald.

Employees with 10 years of service: Annette Arnold, Bridget Avery, Julie Burtch, Amy Bushue, Rebecca Cassie, Linda Cooper, Joseph Dant, Richard Depauw, Lynne Dirienzo, Ryanne Domingue, Jennifer  Fairbanks, Michael  Fletcher, Kimberly Florian, Donna Francisco, Christopher Frankovich, Tina Gates, Jamie Gibson, Peggy Glass, Kristin Goff, Jennifer Grubbs, Kristin Hamilton, Orfa Harkness, Crystal Hensley, Karen Herrmann, Melissa Hilt, Shelia Jatis, Tiffany Johnson, Susuan Kinsman, Julie Kruizenga, Marlo Larson, Aimee Levine, Dawn Lomax, Peggy Marchini, Lakrisha McCarter, Mary McKinnell, Annette Mears, Mary Miller, Martha Moon, Ornela Mussa, Krista Naftzger, Marisol Piedra, Fred Schmitt, Tonya Sheehan, Peggy Singleton, Kristi Smiley, Dannyelle Smith, Troy Stringer, Sandra Talley, Lezlie Tennant, Christine Valentine, Lesvia Villafuerte, Sharon Wells and Jacqueline Westberg.

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