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Sarajane Goers Wise

Sarajane Goers Wise, American community education nurse. Registered Nurse, Illinois, Iowa.


Wise, Sarajane Goers was born on April 5, 1946 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Charles Maurice and Sarah Mardelle (Nichols) Cavanagh.


Diploma, Mercy School Nursing, Iowa City, 1966. Student, University Iowa, 1971.


Staff Mercy Hospital, Clinton, 1964-1966, staff, nursing relief supervisor, 1966-1968, University Iowa Hospital Clinics, Iowa City, 1968-1969, head nurse, 1969-1971. With surgical intensive care Rockford (Illinois) Memorial Hospital, 1971-1974, head nurse, 1974-1977. Patient education/nursing supervisor Freeport (Illinois) Memorial Hospital, 1977-1990, Registered Nurse community education/service, since 1990.


Advisor Stephenson County Senior Center, Freeport, since 1991. Coordinator Arthritis Support Groups, Carroll and Stephenson counties, Alzheimers Support Groups, Carroll and Stephenson counties. Member American Lung Association (board directors since 1988), American Cancer Society (board directors, prevention early detection chair, reach/recovery trainer since 1980), American Business Woman's Association (secretary 1987-1990, president 1993, Woman of Year 1992, 97), American Ostomy Association, American Diabetes Association.


  • Other Interests

    Family activities, reading, swimming, walking, yard work.


Married Donald Fred Goers, September 22, 1972 (deceased March 1991). Children: Christine M., Sarah E., Donald E. Married Keith Eugene Wise, May 21, 1999.