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Dorothy Elizabeth Thielman, American nurse, enterostomal therapist. Registered Nurse, Idaho.


Thielman, Dorothy Elizabeth was born on May 4, 1937 in Twodot, Montana, United States. Daughter of Thomas William and Dorothy Robertson (Smart) Hayman.


Diploma in nursing, Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, Washington, 1958. Bachelor of Science in Vocational Education, University Idaho, 1979. Certified in enterostomal therapy, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, 1982.


Staff nurse Deaconess medical Center, Spokane, 1958-1959, Providence Hospital, Wallace, Idaho, 1959, Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) General Hospital, 1960, West Shoshone General Hospital, Kellogg, Idaho, 1961, 65-80. Nurse, welfare investigator County of Shoshone, Wallace, 1961-1964. School nurse, health occupations instructor Wallace School District 393, 1972-1979.

Charge nurse, enterostomal therapist, director quality assurance Kootenai Medical Center, Coeur d'Alene, since 1980.


Chairman board trustees School District 393, Wallace, 1989. Board directors American Heart Association, Kellogg, 1978-1980. Moderator United Church of Christ Congressional, Wallace.

Member Idaho Nurses Association (nursing practice advisory group, secretary-treasurer), Idaho Health Occupation Vocational Association (president 1978), International Association Enterostomal Therapy (president northwest region 1988-1992), Business and Professional Women American (district director 1978), Rotary (president-elect).


  • Other Interests

    Painting, reading, crochet, knitting, song writing.


Married John Fred Thielman, September 14, 1963. Children: John William, Dorothy Christina, Robynn Elizabeth, Thomas Fred.