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Shari Anne Rather, American social worker. Named One of the Outstanding Women in American, Sioux Falls, 1985.


Rather, Shari Anne was born on October 13, 1948 in Neenah, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Michael Eugene and Gloria Margaret (Hubert) Curran.


Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1973.


Director social service Appleton (Wis) Memorial Hospital, 1973-1975, Marshfield (Wisconsin) Convalscent Center, 1975-1976. Social worker, consultant Colonial House, Colby, Wisconsin, 1975-1976. Social worker South Dakota Perinatal Association, Sioux Falls, 1977-1980.

Merchandiser Dayton Hudson corporation, South Dakota, 1984-1986. Patient service coordinator Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1987-1988. Social worker Waukesha County (Wisconsin) Department Human Services, since 1988, Wisconsin Association Nursing Home, Milwaukee, 1988-1992.

Consultant Muscular Dystrophy Association Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Support Group, Sioux Falls, 1987-1988.


Team manager Spring City Soccer Club, 1994-1996. Vice president City Council, 1989-1990, president, 1990-1991. Chairman Junior League, Sioux Falls, 1982-1988, Milwaukee, 1988-1991.

Member Pewaukee chapter PTO, Wisconsin Juvenile Court Intake Association, since 1991. Treasurer Horrace Mann Parent-Teachers Association, 1987-1988, Pewaukee Parent for Soccer Registrar, 1990-1992. Member Pewaukee Friends and Neighbors, since 1991.

Child advocacy committee Scan, 1994-1995. Active Prevention Network, 1997-1998. President Pewaukee High School Booster Club, 1996-1998.

Board directors Pewaukee Select Soccer Board, 1996-1900, registrar, 1997-1900, treasurer, 1997-1900. Crisis intervention worker Waukesha County Department Health and Human Services, 1993-1901. Member Pewaukee PTO, 1988-1997.

Field instructor social work University Wisconsin, since 1994. Member National Association of Social Workers, National Perinatal Social Worker Association, Beta Sigma Phi (president local chapter 1985-1987, president Xi Beta Xi chapter 1989-1990), Alpha Xi Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, needlecrafts, soccer, children's activities.


Married Richard J. Rather, July 10, 1971. Children: Michael, Shannon, Kimberly, Ashley.

Michael Eugene Curran

Gloria Margaret (Hubert) Curran

Richard J. Rather

Michael Rather

Shannon Rather

Kimberly Rather

Ashley Rather