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Donna Marie Fenske

Donna Marie Fenske, American public health nurse. Registered Nurse, Alaska, Montana. Nazarene Health fellow American Association of University Women.


Fenske, Donna Marie was born on December 20, 1940 in Sigourney, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Cloyd and Erma Margaret (Vogel) Grimes.


Bachelor of science in nursing, Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1962. Master of Arts, Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, California, 1978. Master in Public Health, Loma Linda University, 1985.


Public health nurse, Denver Visiting Nurses Association, 1963;staff nurse, North Valley Hospital, Whitefish, Montana, 1963-1974;in-service education director, North Valley Hospital, Whitefish, Montana, 1972-1974;staff nurse, Anchorage Alaska Native Medical Center, 1975;director Continuing Education Recognition & Approval program, Alaska Nurses Association, Anchorage, 1975-1976;educator, Alaska Methodist U. and University Alaska School Nursing, Anchorage, 1976-1978;public health nurse, State of Alaska, Homer, since 1979. Preceptor U. Alaska, Anchorage, since 1980. Lecturer Cross Cultural Russian Old Believers, Homer & Anchorage, since 1988.

Consultant, advisor Continuing Education Recognition & Approval Alaska Nurses Association, 1980-1987.


Member Governor's Council Task Force on Telecomm., Alaska, 1977-1978, Governor's Council on Emergency Medical Services, Montana, 1974. Member Nazarene Health Fellowship. Member American Nurses Association, Alaska Public Health Association, Alaska Nurses Association (past president, district chairperson), Ninety Nines Women Pilots, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pottery, watercolor painting, flying, beachcombing, stained glass.


Married John Edward Fenske, December 30, 1976. Children: Kevin, Craig, Dina Rae, Kristen.