July 2018 Newsletter
Hello, July! I cannot believe we are so close to celebrating 11 years of laughter & friendship here at Grand Haven. We are so lucky to live in a community surrounded by wonderful staff & friends. I am so proud of the accomplishments we’ve made over the past 11 years. Thank you for everything you’ve done to make Grand Haven such a fantastic home! Summer Games are in full swing, so be sure to make time to join your team for each weekly competition. Summer Games are a great time to enjoy the Summer weather & some healthy competition among friends. We have some fantastic games planned for the month of July! July 14th we celebrate our 11th anniversary. We hope you’ll invite your family & friends to celebrate this momentous occasion with us. The more, the merrier! Happy July, Grand Haven family! Dan Collins
Let's Welcome to Grand Haven Retirement
Spotlight on Senior: Jeanne Hartmann
Jeanne was born at Jane Lamb Hospital in Clinton, Iowa. Jeanne grew up in Folletts, south of Low Moor. Jeanne’s dad worked on a farm for over 50 years and wa9s a Sexton for Shaffton Cemetery for over 40 years. Jeanne’s mother was a housewife. Jeanne, also he d out with mowing while she was growing up.
Jeanne is an only child. Jeanne loved playing with kids in the neighborhood, making mud pies for her dolls and swinging in her tree swing. Jeanne walked a mile to her country school in Shaffton were she attended for 8 years. Jeanne then graduated from Clinton High in 1959.
Jeanne met her husband, David, on a blind date and it was love at first sight. They had 3 children; 2 are deceased. John died at birth and Bill died in 1991 at the age of 22. They have 1 daughter, Sue, who is a Veteran. Sue is now married to Dave Hammond.
Jeanne’s husband David, was a farmer but died in 1997 on a foggy morning in April. Jeanne loved helping on the farm, mowing lawn and cooking.
Jeanne worked at Jane Lamb Hospital for 5 years before she got married and then 22 years at DeWitt Hospital in the Dietary department.
Jeanne and her husband travelled with the Clinton County Cattlemen for 13 years where they were in charge. They also took the kids on several good trips. Jeanne has been to Egypt, Paris, London and Italy.
Jeanne has no grand-children but has (3) four-legged grand-animals which she adores.
Jeanne moved to Grand Haven in 2017. She enjoys the friendly staff, good food and good activities. Jeanne likes living on one level and getting to know everyone.
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