logo logo

Karen F. Dekker

Karen F. Dekker, American healthcare administrator. Registered Nurse, Michigan. Recipient President's award of Excellence, 1989. Volunteer American Red Cross.


  • Dekker, Karen F. was born on July 4, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Grant and Georgia (Styles) Jacobson.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Butterworth School Nursing, 1965. Bachelor, Grand Rapids Baptist College, 1972. Master of Public Administration, Western Michigan University, 1992.


    • Health care educator West Ottowa Intermediate School District, Holland, Michigan. Instructor continuing education Forsyth Technology Institute, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Manager geriatric services Hackley Hospital, Muskegon, Michigan.

      Director clinical management and development Miko healthcare corporation, Grand Rapids. Vice president planning and development Miko Care Inc. Board directors Area 14 Council on Aging-Nutritional Services.

      Member National Commission on Education andEconomy., Rochester, New York.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Michigan.


    Volunteer American Red Cross.


    • Married Lee Dekker, March 23, 1968. 1 child, Sharon.
    • father: Grant Jacobson
    • mother: Georgia (Styles) Jacobson
    • spouse: Lee Dekker
    • child: Sharon Dekker
    See on larger map
    Born July 4, 1943
    (age 74)