Carol Wieneke, a cherished friend to everyone at Sanford Health, is bidding farewell after 60 years of service as an LPN at Sanford Luverne. Over the past six decades, she has built strong connections with patients and staff alike, making her mark on the facility.
As she reflects on her time at Sanford Luverne, Carol emphasizes the importance of finding joy in small moments and choosing to see the good in every situation. She believes that if people don’t enjoy their work, they won’t be able to do their best.
Throughout her career, Carol has been known for her caring nature and dedication to her patients and colleagues. Her colleague of 13 years, Cheryl Groen, speaks highly of Carol’s character and emphasizes how much she truly cares about those around her. Groen knows that even though it’s not goodbye forever, Carol will always be a beloved friend who will stop by to volunteer at the hospital and check in with everyone from time to time.
Carol’s reputation for keeping her word is something that Groen admires and will keep her in high regard as a close friend. As she steps away from Sanford Luverne, Carol leaves behind a legacy of kindness and compassion that will be remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.