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Barbara Jean Hofmeister, American practical nursing school administrator, home health agency executive.


Hofmeister, Barbara Jean was born on December 4, 1947 in Bay City, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Alfred and Eleanor Augusta (Bublitz) Dinsmore.


Diploma, Grace Hospital School Nursing, 1969. Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 1976. Master of Science, University Detroit, 1978.


Staff nurse Children's Hosp, Detroit, 1969—1970, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, 1969—1970, St. Luke's Hospital, Saginaw, 1972—1973. Charge nurse Saginaw General Hospital, 1970—1972. Instructor practical nursing Bay City Practical Nurse Center, Michigan, 1973—1978, director, since 1979.

Instructor allied health Delta College, University Center, Michigan, 1978—1979. Instructor medical-surgical, team leading nursing Mid-Michigan Community College Harrison, 1979. Juvenile probation officer Volunteer Action, Bay City, 1977—1979.


Member of Zonta International, Women's Auxiliary Home Builders Association Bay County., Altar Guild, Ladies Aid Society St. James Lutheran Church, Bay City Association School Administrators, American Heart Association (recording secretary since 1983), National League for Nursing, Michigan League for Nursing, American Nurses Association (board directors since 1983, since 1984), North Eastern Rosarian Society (president since 1983).


  • Other Interests

    Rose culture, swimming, cross country skiing, reading, sewing.


Married John Earl Hofmeister, February 14, 1970 (divorced July 1982). 1 child Heidi Joy.