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LouAnn Holly Tousey

LouAnn Holly Tousey, American nurse administrator. License practical nurse, Hinsdale Sanitarium and Hospital, Illinois, 1963.


  • Tousey, LouAnn Holly was born on December 5, 1943 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Gordon John and Ethel Judith (Kopitzke) Tousey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Wisconsin, 1974. Master of Science in Health Services Administration, College St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, 1984.


    • Emergency and surgery supervisor Community Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls, 1963—1971. Night supervisor Manor House Madison Nursing Home, Wisconsin, 1975. Shift supervisor Algoma Memorial Hospital and Long Term Care Unit, 1975—1976, director patient care services, 1976—1982.

      Director nursing services Langlade Memorial Hospital, Antigo, since 1982. Consultant nursing administration Rural Health Systems, Chicago.

    Major achievements

    • License practical nurse, Hinsdale Sanitarium and Hospital, Illinois, 1963.


    Chairperson Kewaunee County Health Careers Advisory Committee, Wisconsin, 1978—1982. Member of District 4 Nursing Service Council Long Term Care, American Indian Nurses Association, Northeastern Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services Council, Wisconsin Nurses Association, American Nurses Association (certified nurse administrator), Wisconsin Society Nursing Service Administrators (secretary 1981-1982, president 1984-1986), American Society Nursing Service Administrators, Wisconsin Organization Nurse Executives, American Organization Nurse Executives.


    • Married Richard E. Orchard, August 23, 1964 (divorced). 1 child Kaia Michelle.
    • father: Gordon John Tousey
    • mother: Ethel Judith (Kopitzke) Tousey
    • spouse: Richard E. Orchard
    • child: Kaia Michelle Tousey
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    Born December 5, 1943
    (age 73)