Heart ‘n Home Military Heroes

Many Heart ‘n Home employees and Volunteers have served in the U.S. Military or are currently serving. We recognize the importance of thanking our nation’s Veterans for their service. We know that without their sacrifices and dedication, we could not enjoy the freedoms we have today. In order to recognize their commitment and service and to give each of them the respect they deserve, Heart ‘n Home holds a special Pinning and Recognition Ceremony for those patients, employees, and Volunteers who have military experience.
Heart ‘n Home would like to recognize the following employees that are either Veterans (designated by branch logo) and/or have immediate family members as Veterans, for their sacrifices, they are all heroes in our hearts.
United States Marine CORPS

Alan King

US Marine Corps

United States Marine CORPS

Alan Shaber, Volunteer

US Marine Corps

United States Air Force

Allen Gerig, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Navy

Andy Anderson, Volunteer

US Navy

Billy Galligar, MD, Meridian & Caldwell Hospice Physician

US Marine Corps (OIF, OEF)

United States Army

Bob Erickson, Volunteer

US Army

United States Navy

Bob Moore, Volunteer

US Navy

United States Air Force

Bob Seidenberg, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Army

Bryan Conklin, M.D., La Grande Hospice Physician

US Army

United States Navy

Connie Wilborn, Volunteer

US Navy

Army National Guard

Dakota Olson, Volunteer

US Army National Guard

United States Air Force

Dan Dickerson, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Army

Daniel Tworog, Volunteer

US Army (Vietnam)

United States Air Force

De Turnage, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Army

Darold Parry, Volunteer

US Army

United States Army

Don Carlberg, Volunteer

US Army

United States Marine CORPS

Donald Wilborn, Volunteer

US Marine Corps

United States Army

Ed Campbell, Volunteer

US Army

United States Navy

Fredrick Kennaday, RN, Nurse - La Pine

US Navy

Army National Guard

James Randell Shake

Army National Guard

United States Air Force

Jeff Taylor, Spiritual Care Provider

Air Force (Active)

United States Army

Jerry Haines, Volunteer

US Army

United States Army

Jerry Tolman, RN, Nurse - Meridian

US Army
2 Grandfathers (US Navy-WWII)
Brother (US Army)
Brother (US Army Reserve)

United States Army

Jim Piper, Volunteer

US Army

United States Air Force

Joe Shockley, Volunteer

US Air Force

Joshua Rock, Volunteer

US Marines

United States Air Force

Ken Cook, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Army

Kenneth "Darwin" Potter, Volunteer

US Army

United States Army

Larry Clucas, Volunteer

US Army

United States Army

Leroy Cortez, Volunteer

US Army (Vietnam)

United States Air Force

Louis Gerber, Volunteer

US Air Force & US Army

United States Army

Michelle Pratt, Volunteer

US Army

United States Navy

Rex Bergquist, IT Support - Training Center

US Navy (Gulf War/OIF/OEF)

United States Marine CORPS

Patrick Lattin, Volunteer

US Navy

United States Air Force

Randy Taylor, Volunteer

US Air Force – Gulf War

United States Navy

Robin Morante, Volunteer

US Navy

United States Army

Steve Moore, Volunteer

US Army

United States Army

Tim Delsman, Volunteer

US Army – Vietnam

United States Air Force

Tim Tracey, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Navy

Tom Baines, Volunteer

US Navy

United States Navy

Twila Gore, CNA, Personal Care Assistant - La Pine

US Navy

United States Navy

Tyler Rimbey, RN, Nurse Coach - Training Center

US Navy

United States Navy

Vint Gordon, Volunteer

US Navy

United States Coast Guard

Walk Peters, Volunteer

US Coast Guard

United States Air Force

William Emrich, Volunteer

US Air Force

United States Marine CORPS

Yvonne Brown, Volunteer

US Marine Corps

Thankful to Our Families Who Have Served

Heart ‘n Home also has several employees who have family members that are Veterans or active duty.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your sacrifices.

Abbie Alexander, CNA, Personal Care Assistant - Fruitland

Father (US Navy)
Grandmother (US Army)
Cousin (US Air Force)
Uncle (US Air Force)

Alice Keel, CNA, Personal Care Assistant - La Grande

Son (Marines)
Daughter-in-law (Air Force)
Dad (Army)

Amanda Chapman, RN, Nurse - Fruitland

Father (US Army)
Father-in-Law (US Navy)

Anita Berquist, Volunteer Coordinator - Caldwell

Husband (US Navy)
Son (US Marine Corps)

Ashley Holaday-Copeland, Senior Vice President of Operations

Brother-in-Law (U.S. Marine Corps)
Grandfather (US Army)

Becky Johnson, MDiv, Spiritual Care Support - Training Center

Spouse (US Army)
2 Uncles (US Navy)
Grandfather (US Navy)
Nephew (US Army National Guard)
Cousins (US Army/Navy)

Cheri Fitzgerald Scott, Care Navigator - La Grande

Husband (US Army/National Guard – Operation Just Cause
Operation Provide Comfort
Operation Enduring Freedom)
Sister (US Air Force – Gulf War)
Father (US Navy)

Christina Benfield, RN, Nurse - Emmett

Husband (US Marine – Iraq War)

Cindy Lee, RN, CHPCA - Owner

Son (US Marine Corps)
Father (WWII)

Consuelo Vargas, CNA, Personal Care Assistant - Caldwell

Son (US Marines)
Son (US Navy)

Dana Carpenter, Billing Specialist - Training Center

Son (US Navy)
Two Sons (US Army)
Grandfather (US Navy)
Father-in-Law (US Navy)

Danielle Castro, Nurse - Caldwell

Husband (US Air Force)

Diana Hergenrader, RN, Executive Director - La Pine

Father (US Army)

Drea Ashdown, Director of Human Resources & Volunteer Services - Training Center

Brother (US Marine Corps)
Cousin (US Marine Corps)
Grandpa (US Navy)

Ericka Thayn, RN, Nurse - Baker City

Brother-in-Law (US Army)
Brother-in-Law (US Navy)

Felicia Comfort, Care Navigator - Bend

Husband (Navy)

Joy Hunt, CNA, Personal Care Assistant

Father-in-law (US Navy – Vietnam)

Julie Cooper, LPN, Nurse - Baker City

Father (US Marines)

Kaiza Rea, Volunteer Coordinator - Baker City

Grandfather (Air Force – Vietnam)

Kandice Dickinson, Director of Public Relations - Training Center

Grandfather (Retired Army Engineer Corps – Korean War)
Great Grandfather (US Army – WWII)

Karen Lloyd, BSN, RN, OCN, Nurse - Fruitland

Son (Air Force)

Kinsey Owen, LMSW, Care Navigator

Father (Air Force)
Grandfather (Air Force)
Grandfather (Military – Korean War)

Lettye Oglevie, CNA - Baker City

Son (US Marine Corps)

Lily Conant, Outreach Coordinator - Fruitland

Father (US Army)
Brother (US Army)
Grandfather (US Army)

Mallory Eldred, Director of Care Team - Training Center

Great Grandfather (US Army)
Grandfather (US Navy)
Grandfather (US Navy)
Father (US Air Force)
Uncle (US Air Force)
Uncle (US Navy)
Grandfather-in-Law (US Army)

Mary Stearns, Spiritual Care Provider - Baker City

Husband (US Air Force – Desert Storm)
Father (US Marine Corps)

Mindy Mack, RN, BSN, Immediate Needs Nurse - Bend

Father (US Army)

Morggan Frank, CNA, Personal Care Assistant - Caldwell

Sister (US National Guard)

R. Lynn Smith, Outreach Coordinator - Global

Father (US Navy)

RaChelle Squibb, Public Relations Assistant - Training Center

Husband (US Army)
Son (Army National Guard)
Father-in-law (US Army)
Grandfather (US Army)

Sonia Lopez, RN, Nurse - Fruitland

Father (US Army – Vietnam)
Grandfather (US Navy – WWII)

Sandy Rock, Nurse - La Grande

Husband (Marines)

Sarah Bittick, CNA, Personal Care Assistant - La Grande

Grandfather (Navy)
Uncle (National Guard)

Sydney Barnes, CNA, CNA2, Personal Care Assistant - La Grande

Grandfather (US Army – Vietnam)

Tonia Atkins, Executive Director - Fruitland

Brother (US Army E8 – Afghanistan)

Trenton Jenks, PharmD, B - Senior VP of Clinical Services

Grandfather (US Army – WWII)
Grandfather (US Army – WWII & Korean War)
Step Father (US Army – Vietnam)

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