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Betty Ruth Verduin

Betty Ruth Verduin, American nurse, karate school administrator. Registered professional school nurse, 1976. Named Foster Parent of the Year, Department Social Service, Benton Harbor, 1975; recipient certified of Appreciation, Michigan Heart Association, 1979. Secretary Berrien County Heart Unit, 1978—1980; Member of Universal Tae kwondo Association, National Association Female Executives.

Background

  • Verduin, Betty Ruth was born on February 6, 1938 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Frances Burwell (Walter) Anderson Verduin.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Augustana Hospital School Nursing, Chicago, 1958. Student, University Michigan, 1977—1981.

    Career

    • Nurse Memorial Mercy Hospital, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1958—1973. Director health services Lakeshore Schools, Stevensville, 1974—1981. Director nurses Shoreham Terrace Nursing Home, St. Joseph, 1981—1982.

      Director Beverly Home Health, 1982—1985. Clinic director MARCHA, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 1986—1988. Deputy director, since 1988.

      Owner, chief black belt instructor The Unicorn Academy of Traditional Tae Kwondo Karate, St. Joseph, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional school nurse, 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Secretary Berrien County Heart Unit, 1978—1980. Member of Universal Tae kwondo Association, National Association Female Executives.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, horseback riding.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Visscher Verduin, July 28, 1962. Children: Mark, Scott, Kurt;adopted children: Clarence Earl, Melba Lanea Monticue.
    • father: Frances Burwell Verduin
    • spouse: Robert Visscher Verduin
    • children: Mark Verduin
    • Scott Verduin
    • Kurt;adopted children: Clarence Earl Verduin
    • Melba Lanea Monticue Verduin
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    Born February 6, 1938
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