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Theresa Marie Boekholder

Theresa Marie Boekholder, American geriatrics nurse. Recipient People of Northwest Illinois award, 1990. President American Heart Association, Freeport, 1980-1982; blood pressure screener American Heart Association, Freeport, 1982-1994.

Background

  • Boekholder, Theresa Marie was born on January 20, 1938 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Paul John and Rose Marie (Roll) Wewers.

  • Education

    • Diploma, St. Edward Hospital School Nursing, 1959.

    Career

    • Obstetrical nurse St. Edward Mercy Hospital, Fort Smith, 1959-1960, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Iowa, 1960, St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, Illinois, 1961, St. Francis Hospital, Freeport, 1962-1965. Head nurse post operative Freeport Memorial Hospital, 1966-1967, supervisor P.M., 1967-1968. Office nurse, internist Doctor D.J. Chang, Freeport, 1968-1985.

      Geriatrics nurse St. Joseph Home for the Aged, 1985-1994, assistant director nursing, 1994-1996, director nursing, 1996-1998, retired, 1998. Home assess nurse Hospice of Northwest Illinois, Freeport, 1986-1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President American Heart Association, Freeport, 1980-1982. Blood pressure screener American Heart Association, Freeport, 1982-1994.

    Personality

    Interests

    Church organist, nursing home organist, gardening, sewing, walking.

    Connections

    • Married William Henry Boekholder, April 23, 1960. Children: Deborah Joan, William Joseph.
    • father: Paul John Wewers
    • mother: Rose Marie (Roll) Wewers
    • spouse: William Henry Boekholder
    • children: Deborah Joan Boekholder
    • William Joseph Boekholder
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    Born January 20, 1938
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