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Janice Marie Striepe

Janice Marie Striepe, American parish nurse. Registered Nurse, Iowa. Grantee parish nurse project Northwest Area Foundation, 1987, Will Keith Kellogg Foundation, 1989-1992.


  • Striepe, Janice Marie was born on January 1, 1947 in Benson, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Robert Leon and Audrey Alma (Hoffman) Ruplinger.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Fairview Hospital School Nursing, Minneapolis, 1967. Bachelor of science in nursing, Drudy College, 1973. Master of Science magna cum laude, Center Missouri State University, 1977.


    • Staff nurse Yagum (New Guinea) Hospital, 1967-1968, Fairview Hospital, 1968-1969, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1969-1971, Cox Medical Center, Springfield, Missouri, 1971-1974. Clinical instructor State Fair Community College, Sedalia, 1974-1980, Iowa Lakes Community College, Emmetsburg, 1981-1984. Community health nurse Clay County Public Health, Spencer, Iowa, 1982-1985.

      Parish nurse Trinity Lutheran Church, since 1985. Consultant, author educational materials State Fair Community College, 1976-1978. Consultant, project manager Northwest Aging Association, Spencer, since 1986.

      Consultant Hospice Northwest Iowa, 1985, St. luke Lutheran Home, Spencer, 1989-1990. President advisory board Registered Nurse-Bachelor of science in nursing satellite program University Iowa, Emmetsburg, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Iowa.


    • Author: Nurses in Churches, 1987, (with others) Wholistic Nursing Curriculum, 1990. Contributor chapter to: The Parish Nurse, 1990, Parish Nursing: The Developing Practice, 1990.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Board directors Wholistic Health Center, Sioux City, Iowa, 1985-1988. Member nurse advisory committee to Senator Harkin, Iowa, since 1986. Member American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, American Holistic Nurses Association, Iowa Public Health Association, American Society Aging, Health Ministries Association, National Council Aging, Iowa Nurses Association (search for excellence award 1992), Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Married James Lee Striepe, January 25, 1969. Children: Michelle, Thomas.
    • father: Robert Leon Ruplinger
    • mother: Audrey Alma (Hoffman) Ruplinger
    • spouse: James Lee Striepe
    • children: Michelle Striepe
    • Thomas Striepe
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    Born January 1, 1947
    (age 70)