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Karla Elaine Hart Weldon

Karla Elaine Hart Weldon, American occupational therapist. Registered and licensed occupational therapist.

Background

  • Weldon, Karla Elaine Hart was born on July 2, 1935 in Jacksonville, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Arthur Charles and Charlotte Elizabeth (Engelbach) Hart.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Colorado State University, 1957.

    Career

    • Staff therapist Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Boston, 1958-1959. School therapy consultant Woodford County, Eureka, Illinois, 1980-1981. Occupational therapy consultant Abraham Lincoln Hospital, Lincoln, 1982-1983, Bloomington (Illinois) Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1983-1985.

      Registry/home health BroMenn Medical Center, Bloomington, 1988-1993. Occupational therapy consultant Mackinaw Valley and District 87 Special Services, Bloomington/Normal, 1989-1990. Board directors First National Bank, Arenzville, Illinois.

    Major achievements

    • Registered and licensed occupational therapist.

    Membership

    Regional leader Camp Fire, Minneapolis and Normal, 1965-1978. Past president, vice president, treasurer, board directors Sweet Adelines International, since 1976. Member Bloomington-Normal Symphony Guild, since 1989.

    Member American Occupational Therapy Association, National T.T.T. Society, National Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Society (guard), American Association of University Women (board directors 1988-1989), Delta Zeta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis, music, gourmet cooking, watercolor painting.

    Connections

    • Married Robert William Weldon, April 13, 1958. Children: Deborah, Susan, Scott, Cynthia.
    • father: Arthur Charles Hart
    • mother: Charlotte Elizabeth (Engelbach) Hart
    • spouse: Robert William Weldon
    • children: Deborah Weldon
    • Susan Weldon
    • Scott Weldon
    • Cynthia Weldon
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