Thelma Luther Award

Thelma Luther Award recognizes a local public health nurse who has made outstanding contributions in her field. This award was named to honor Thelma Luther, the Director of Public Health Nursing in the 1960s and 1970s.

2019 – award not given

2018 – Mona Scaletta (Sioux City) 

2017 – Delma Hardin (Delaware County) 

2016 – Amy Marlow (Buchanan County) 

2013 – Donna Sutton (Greene County)   

2012 – Chris Morphew (Polk County) 

2011 – Vickie Smith (Linn County) 

2010 – LaVonne Wolf (Mitchell County) 

2008 – Linda Woldruff (Emmet County) 

2005 – Gloria Dielschneider (Grundy Center) 

2004 – Margaret McNalley (Emmetsburg) 

2001 – Joyce Legg 

1996 – Cora Hunt (Howard County)

1994 – Elaine Boes (Ely)

1993 – Mary Gengerke 

1992 – Mavis Stoner (Cherokee)

1991 – Madonna Johnson (Estherville)

1990 – Darlene Peterson (Albert City)

1989 – Ethel Mack (Rockwell City)

1988 – Sandra Crandell (Leon)

1987 – Sharon Bragg (Spirit Lake)

1986 – Vivian Lynn (Milford)

1985 – Jeanne Calkins (Fonda)

1984 – Colleen Lemkuil (Des Moines)

1982 – Janet Irving (Osceola)

1980 – Reba Seering (Webster City)