Fillmore County Hospital Auxiliary


Purpose: To provide volunteer service and assist in any movement which has for its object the welfare of the Fillmore County Hospital

Organized in the spring of 1961, this organization continues to support the Fillmore County Hospital in serving the needs of the people of Fillmore County and the surrounding area. Meetings are held quarterly in the Hospital Conference Room on the first Monday of January, April, July and October at 2p.m.

Current Officers


Marsha Jorgensen, President
Donna Best, Vice President
Ava Roush, Secretary
Joan Ackland, Treasurer

Paul Utemark, Administrator
Lisa Hopken, Director of Nursing
April George, Hospital Representative

Service Projects


Organizing Monthly Tray Favors (Chairman: Lorelei Edwards)
Caps for newborns (Frances Fessler & made by Jean O'Connor)
Pillows for hospitalized children (Made by Helen Cellar)
Pillows for Patients' comfort
Healthcare Scholarship (Contact: Rosalie Kleinschmidt)
Star of Health
Annual Fall Salad Luncheon & Card Party Fundraiser
Annual Fall Bake Sale & Breakfast Fundraiser

Recent Auxiliary Projects


OB Recliners (1 for each room - $5,000)
Annual Bake Sale (Raised $1,063)
Closed Surgical Case Cart for Surgery ($3,333)
New Hospital Beds
Bariatric Scale
Two Lift Chairs
New Hearing Screening Machine
Display Shelves for Patient Rooms
Labor/Delivery Bed
Hospital Renovation Project
New Patient Cart for the ER
Breast Pumps
OB Hairdryers

If you are interested in joining or learning more about the organization, contact Loydeen Stengel at 627-7275 or any Town Chairman

Geneva: JoAnn Heath - 759-3710
Shickley: Carol Grote - 627-3415
Strang: Pat Headrick - 759-4857
Milligan: Lydia Tucker - 629-4369
Exeter: Marsha Jorgensen - 366-9417
Ohiowa: Louise Wulf - 295-2578
Employee Chairman: Joni Dunker - 759-2684

Click here to view the Auxiliary Constitution