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Deborah Ann Rowley

Deborah Ann Rowley, American nurse clinician, poet. Registered nurse, Washington, Oregon. Member Women's Orthopedic Guild, Kennewick, 1982-1985, Croatian Fraternal Union, Detroit, since 1960; counselor Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force; volunteer Chore Service Registered Nurse for Catholic Diocese. Member Washington State Nurses Association, Eagles Auxiliary.

Background

  • Rowley, Deborah Ann was born on February 3, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Harold Charles and Jennie (Tomasin) Krause.

  • Education

    • Student, Borgess School Nursing, 1969. Licensed Practical Nurse, Portland Community College, 1976. Registered Nurse, Portland Community College, 1979.

      Postgraduate, Columbia Basin College, since 1979.

    Career

    • Nurse aide William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1966-1970, Bel Air Nursing Home, Mercy Hospital, Burnham City Hospital. Ward clerk Hospital Clinical, Champaign, Illinois, 1970-1971. Poison control nurse State of Oregon, Portland, 1976-1978.

      Midnight head Registered Nurse pediatrics Kennewick (Washington) General Hospital, 1979-1980, head nurse pediatrics, 1979-1981. Relief nurse Drs. Lam and Ballmann, Richland, Washington, since 1983. Nurse clinician detention Benton-Franklin Juvenile Justice Center, Kennewick, 1987-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered nurse, Washington, Oregon.

    Works

    • Author: A Collective of Poems. Contributor poetry to anthology.

    Membership

    Member Women's Orthopedic Guild, Kennewick, 1982-1985, Croatian Fraternal Union, Detroit, since 1960. Counselor Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force. Volunteer Chore Service Registered Nurse for Catholic Diocese.

    Member Washington State Nurses Association, Eagles Auxiliary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, sewing, water-skiing, cooking, bowling.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Nathan Rowley, May 10, 1969. Children: Thomas, Theresa. Married Jerry E. Vakoc, April 23, 1993.
    • father: Harold Charles Krause
    • mother: Jennie (Tomasin) Krause
    • spouses: Thomas Nathan Rowley
    • Jerry E. Vakoc
    • children: Thomas Rowley
    • Theresa Rowley
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    Born February 3, 1950
    (age 67)
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