Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on January 25, 1961 · Page 9
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 9

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 25, 1961
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Iters On {The ospital 's are on the staff of Ity Memorial Hospital These doctors serve nona, Luana, St. Olaf, Gunder, Elgin, Cler|a and Frankville lo- £s a list of the doctors ins in which they live, ipostville. Ikiesnu, M. D., gradu- fte University of Iowa T [ degree and received J Medicine degree from Ry of Iowa School of le has been a resident I since 1935 and has •he Postville hospital |at time. , H. Palmer, M. D., >m Indiana University degree and received Medicine degree from ersity. He served on t. Mary's Hospital and ospital in Gary, In- 1 moving his home and! 'ostville in November, served on the Post- staff since_ his ar- | Monona. i Kettelkamp, M. D., lom the University of a B. A. degree and re- octor of Medicine dei University of Kansas [dicine. He has been a Ho nona since 1932 and he Postville Hospital i beginning as a pub- Kettelkamp, M. D., Jrom Cornell college Idegree and earned the dicine degree from the Iowa in 1956. Elfin. I Noll M. D., graduated versity of Illinois with i Tee and received his' dicine degree from the if Illinois School of : has been an Elgin 1932 and has served fllle Hospital staff since ;Clermont. ;rdee. M. D., graduated University school of 1917. He has been a Isident since 1919 and He Hospital staff since as a public institution. Official Newspaper for Allamakee County and the Town of Postville POSTVILLE HERALD COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL EDITION A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN Sixty-Ninth Year. POSTVILLE, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1961. Number 13. New Hospital Dedication Is Set m * «=•— • -•«*•«• JW"L'" _«»«Sm«i I •. , .^V4P *?-Z .r2&**r *"t'<- ' t. • -• A front view of the 32-bed Community Memorial Hospital showing the emergency and doctor's entrance at the front. The main entry to the building is at the nght. Floor space of this brick and stone structure is 22,500 square feet. The unit is completely air conditioned. rnoi ° ^ ^ ° iU • Administrator . , lhn nnw hnqnital _ hows the eround level of the building. The lower floor contains the staff dining room, nurses locker and dressing room, employees falter DiunmermutU i Edna) Dummermuth the administrator of .imunity Memorial Hos- has served as adminis- he Postville Hospital The hospital has shown lowth during her years Jl nursing as a private Jin. She came to Post- 3 and was a nurse on staff through 1944. In as named administrator. Beautful Chapel Provides Room For Meditation, Prayer A beautiful chapel, a sift of ihe H. Leslie Leas Foundation of Monona, opens off the entry way. The chapel is non-denominational . . . placed there for use of Protestants. Catholics, Jews. Greek, or others. The chapel is complete with all furnishings including an electric organ. Oak paneling covers the walls; the altar area is carpeted in green, with a carpet runner from the door to the altar through the pews. Special lighting is provided. One window, with pull drapes, opens to the outside. At the back of the altar area i« a hand-carved figure of Christ. This large and exact carving wa.- done in Grand Rapids. Michigan and took over six months to complete. The chapel is connected for broadcast through the hospital if desired. Airy service can be recorded and presented in the chapel. The chapel construction and all furnishings were given by the H. Leslie Leas Foundation. Nurse Staff To Be Increased Tile nursing staff of the Community Memorial Hosoital will be increased to handle the added patient rooms to be cared for. The nursing staff at present consists of the following ladies: Mrs. Mindret (Mary) Nagel, registered nurse: Mrs. Jerry (Judy) Field, registered nurse: Mrs. Carl (Hazel) Voelz. registered nurse; Mrs. Sheldon (Florence) Hall, practical nurse: and Beulah Brainard, Joyce Brainard and Shelby Gelo, nurses aids. booth for public convenience, paved parking lots around the hospital, all add up to the fact that those not entering the institution for hospitalization have been thought of too. Directly off the lobby are convenient rest rooms. In the lobby is a water fountain and in the lobby and patient rooms are comfortable chairs, good lighting and convenient tables. i Public Welfare i Included In The | Hospital Planning I The public has not been for- j gotten in the planning of the hos- ipital. The atmosphere of the lobby I is friendly, the thoughtfulness' of | provision of a meditation area in I the chapel, the placing of a phone Bronze Plaque Commemorates Town Officials A bronze plaque hangs just inside the entry doer and bears the names of the hospital and town officials who served during the time the hospital work began and now at its completion. Also, all memorial donors are listed. The plaque bears the following public official's names: Town Council, 1960. Ben A. Davis, Mayor A. Burr Cook K. Ted Green Rudolph C. Huebner Edward W. Kozelka Stanley W. Schroeder Serving in 1959. J lovd G. F. Schroeder, Mayor Clarence C. Hoth Hubert C. Luhman Joseph B. Steel n, clerk Marvin F. Chevalier, treasurer Hospital Trustees, 1960. John H. Kittleson Leonard W. Castcn Paul A. Schuttc Trustees, 1959. A. I.. Peterson Louis Schutte Open House Saturday and Sunday; Dedication Sat. Dedication Speaker The Community Memorial Hospital is your hospital. Plan to visit the new 'building and see the facilities offered for the care of the sick in this area. Open house and dedication of the hospital this weekend. imunity Memorial Hospital edication Program fURDAY, JANUARY 28, 1961 7:30 P. M. All-Purpose Room ra B. Darling Grade School Building e Ed Kozelka ChaimanToi BiuMing Committee on and Remarks Rev. Frederick Ludwig Milwaukee, Wisconsin ion of Appreciation Paul Schutte Member,of Hospital Board ction of Guests John Kittleson Chairman of Hospital Board Every Safety For The New Born Baby _ G. R. Smith Former Rmning"Co"inntittee Chairman tit by Architect - °" ' Waterloo, Iowa rir M. F. Kiesau ction of Speaker uv ' Postville, Iowa Dr Norman B. Neisou School of "Medicine; State University of Iowa Prayer and Benediction ... Rev. Frederick Ludwig ThP nursery at the Community Memorial Hospital is beautiful in its simplicity, mu I n W S basSnete and two incubators. Two sound proof viewing windows open SS %eImam Sphere are special controls to maintain proper gffi*^ humidity. , Dr. Norman B. Nelson Dr. Norman B. Nelson, dean of the State University of Iowa college of medicine, will be the dedication speaker for the Community Memorial Hospital at the dedication service to be held Saturday evening, January 28,. 7:30 p, m. at the all purpose room of the Cora B. Darling Grade school. The career of Dr. Nelson, has taken, him from Connecticut to California, back to Massachusetts and to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean. He is entitled to wear the Gold Medal of Merit of the Republic of Lebanon, an honor awarded the specialist in medical administration and public health during his 1951-53 service as dean of medicine at The American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Born in 1913, the Iowa dean is a native of Bridgeport, Connecticut. He holds the bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, the doctor of medicine degree from the University of Southern California, as well as master of public health and doctor of public health degrees from Harvard university. His special scientific interest is the epidemiology, or public health and epidemic prob lems, of poliomyelitis. Dr. Nelson was chief epidemiologist in the Los Angeles health department in 1942 and from 1943 to 1946 served as, chief of the depart *»„ continn TTp» wa ment's medical section. He was named associate professor of public health and chairman of the department at the University of CaU- fornia at Los Angeles in 1946. Anticipate Large Crowd From The Area Served; Cornerstone Ceremonies The Community Memorial Hospital serving Luana. Monona. St. Olaf. Farmersburg, Gunder. Elein, Clermont. Castalia. Frankville and Postville will br; officially dedicated to the public this weekend in special ceremonies Saturday andr Sunday, January 28 and 29. The program for the two-day event is as follows: Saturday—Open house at the new hospital from 1:00 to 5:30 p. m. Guided tours through the hospital during these hours. Refreshments served by the ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary. Dedication of the new hospital in a special program at the Cora B. Darling Grade School all purpose room at 7 :30 p. m. Dr. Norman B. Nelson. M. D., dean of the medical collese. University of Iowa, will give the dedication address. Also on the program will be the Rev. Frederick Ludwig of Milwaukee and George R. Smith of Clear Lake . The complete dedication program appears elsewhere on this page. Sunday—Cornerstone laying ceremony at new hospital at 1:00 p. m. Open house immediately following this ceremony continuing until 9:30 Sunday evening. Guided tours through the hospital during these hours. This will be the chance for anyone interested in the new hospital to see it completely. After the hospital is in operation, it will probably not be possible for visitors to go through all of the hospital. The date for the definite opening of the hospital to receive patients has not been set. There are a number of details to 'be worked out and some of the staff to be hi-ed. Hospital officials are hopeful that all details will be completed so that the transfer of patients f-om the old hospital can take place by mid- February. Committees. Committees have been set up to aid in the open house and dedication ceremonies. The general coordinating committee will he the hospital trustees — John Kittleson, Leonard Casten, and Paul A. Schutte. Other committees include: Publicity committee —C. W. DeGarmo, chairman, Ed. W. Kozelka and Stanley Schroeder. Tour coordination committee— John Kittleson, chairman, John Falb, Bud Peglow. Leonard W. Casten and E. W. Kozelka. Program committee — Dr. M. F. Kiesau, chairman, John Kittleson, (Continued on Page Eight)

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