Audrey Swihart, RN
Audrey Swihart was a Registered nurse for over 40 years. She was a house supervisor and worked many tireless hours in the Emergency Room. She will be missed by staff as well as patients.
Angel Kerr, RN
We had the pleasure of Angel's smiling face for over 20 years. Angel was often seen in the Intensive Care Unit as well as the general Inpatient rooms. She plans on traveling for a while and coming back as PRN(we hope).
Dr. Muhammad Butt
Dr. Muhammad Butt was a general surgeon on the Cloud County Health Center Medical Staff. He assisted OB services with C-sections. Dr. Butt has been in practice for 30 years and is Board certified in surgery. He will be retiring to Florida to spend time with his family.
On August 1st, Cloud County Health Center joined Arlinda Worthen in celebrating her next adventure in life, sweet retirement. Arlinda retired after working in the Family Care Center clinic for 26 years. Prior to that, Arlinda had worked as an RN in the hospital for 3 years. Arlinda and her husband Greg have one son Chris, who is married to Kendra. They also have one daughter Jennifer, who is married to John Keller and they have 4 children. Her grandchildren's names are Emily 11, Kaitlyn 9, Bryce 7 and Ben 3. She enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends. She really enjoys spoiling her grandchildren.
On August 1, 2014, Cloud County Health Center gave a fond farewell to one of our longtime employees. Tom Sharp, our Plant Operations Supervisor, retired his full time position after 39 years of dedicated service. Tom will remain an on call employee as we try to fill his vacated position. Tom attended North Central Kansas Technical College (Beloit) in 1971 and continued his training at Salina Area Technical College in 1972. He started his career with CCHC in 1975 as a Second Level Maintenance Technician and was promoted to Maintenance Supervisor in 2005. His wife, Wann Sharp, has worked for CCHC in various positions since 1981.
I would like to thank everyone for coming to my surprise retirement party yesterday and for all the congratulations and best wishes! And a surprise it was! I can't believe my grandkids didn't spill the beans! I will miss seeing all of you but I won't miss the getting up at 5:00 in the morning!! I can't thank the OR/OPS staff enough for their planning and providing the refreshments for the party! You are A wonderful and caring staff and I couldn't have worked this long with out all your support and laughter. I will come up to visit but not at 5:00 in the morning!! Good luck to all as you carry on the mission of CCHC.
Marge decided to retire after working 55 years as a receptionist for the Family Care Center to pursue other pleasures in life. Marge has 2 sons, 1 daughter, 7 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. She loves spending time with her family, going to grandkids events, shopping, sewing, and yard work. She has a new puppy named Ellie Mae that keeps her busy and is looking forward to her son and his family visiting this June - they live in Oregon. Marge will be sorely missed and we wish her the very best in all of her endeavors.
Ronalda Copple has decided to retire after being part of the CCHC team for 58 years. She started out in the Business Office, went on to Medical Records, then Payroll and is ending her career from Data processing and Accounting. She has 5 children, 10 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren with 2 more on the way. She enjoys going to her grandchildren's baseball, basketball and dirt bike racing events. She walks 4 miles a day, loves to cook and visit with family and friends. Ronalda loved her work and when asked what she was going to do now, she said"I'm going to Disney World." Ronalda will definitely be missed.