‘Renaissance woman’ residing at St. Michael’s

You name it, Belva Ruben did it — upholstering furniture, gardening, canning, laying carpet, sewing, working on the farm. She was a good shot too.

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Veteran served stateside during WWII in Military Police

In 1945, Allen G. Peltz stood 100 feet from the casket of deceased President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Washington D.C. It was a long way from home for Allen, a farm boy born and raised in Belle Plaine, Minn., during the depression.

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Following the Music

Sitting comfortably in his living room chair, Vern Schultz smiles as he engages in conversation about his band, Vern and the Hi Hats, who have been performing together for more than 10 years. As he recounts the history of the group and where music has taken him throughout his lifetime, his love and joy for performing shines through.

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Using Art Therapy to Make Memories

In 2011, Heritage Homes, a ministry of The Lutheran Home Association that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services in Watertown, WI started working together with the Alzheimer’s Association to offer Memories in the Making®, an art program that encourages creative and artistic expression for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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TLHA Honors Two Chaplains Celebrating Ministry Anniversaries

In 2014, we celebrated the ministry anniversaries of two of our chaplains.

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Sharing the Watermelon Wealth

Meet Bill Knowles.  Bill is an Army veteran and enjoys photography, computers, genealogy and growing watermelons.

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A Child of God & Life-Changing Decision

A couple was forced to make a tough decision when they were told that their unborn child would have serious medical and development complications.

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