Kathy Ward, RN
Home Care Services Manager

Kathy was born, raised, and educated in Seattle.  She worked with the Orthpedic Ortho/Neuro program in Seattle.  She married Bob Ward in Seattle, moved to Lewistown, and has worked in CMMC since.  She has been a Home Care Services Nurse since July of 1994.  She and Bob have two daughters and three grandchildren.  Kathy is an avid outdoors person and loves to run, hike, ski, and bike.

Bobbe Donsbach Stulc, RN

Bobbe was born in Lewistown . She’s worked for CMMC since the 1980’s.. She has three married children and nine grandchildren. For fun, she loves all activities involving her family. She also likes to read, hike, camp, cook and sew. Bobbe said she’s been involved with Hospice professionally and personally as her husband and stepfather were both on Hospice and greatly benefited from the service.

Cathy Holmes, DO
Hospice Medical Director
Hospice Medical Director

BS in Biology University of Scranton, BS in Biology University of Scranton, MA in Biochemistry Bry Mawr College

DO (Doctor of Osteopathy) Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Med 1985-1996

Board Certified Family Practice 1997

Private Practice Lewistown Family Wellness Center 1991 – 2017

Joined CMMC Clinic 2018 – 2019

Medical Director of Hospice since 1998

Cathy grew up in northeastern Pennsylvania and is married to Bil Holmes, DO.   They have three grown daughters, and have practiced medicine together since 1986.  Cathy feels that working with the Hospicie team has been one of the most rewarding parts of her career.

 

 

Eileen V. Stahl
Hospice Volunteer Coordinator & Fundraising

Eileen was born and raised in Circle, Montana. She earned her B.S. in Exercise Science at Montana State University. She worked as a Recreation Specialist for over ten years at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and coordinated the Family Fitness Center Program as well as fitness volunteers. She volunteered at her church in Lacey, Washington for six years. The last year, as Director of Christian Education, she supervised other volunteers. She earned an M. A. in Christian Ministry with a concentration in Christian Counseling from Faith Evangelical Seminary of Tacoma, Washington. Eileen likes to travel, visit family and friends, dance, sing, read, shop, and exercise .Eileen and her husband, Arnie, live in Lewistown and enjoy children and grandchildren close to home.  Eileen joined the CMMC Home Care Services team in February 2012.

Carrie Belsted
Intake Coordinator

Carrie was born at the old St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lewistown. She attended school in Lewistown until her junior year when she moved to Great Falls, graduating from CMR High School. She has worked at CMMC off and on since 2000, and has worked for Home Care Services since 2014. She is a jack of all trades, wearing many hats in our office. She has two children, Kyle and Nicholas. She is challenged by her son, Kyle, as he keeps her updated on computer technology and she and her younger son, Nicholas, enjoy fishing. She loves to relax by any large body of water, likes going to movies and other activities with her close circle of friends, and looks forward to traveling whenever possible.

Stephanie Drga, Biller
Biller

Stephanie was born and raised in Turlock, California.  When she was 17, she moved to Montana to attend a one-year Bible college in the Bob Marshal Wilderness.  Stephanie met her husband, David, while she attended Montana State University in Bozeman, earning her B.S. In Sociology in 2013.  They were married in 2015 and moved to Lewistown in 2016.  Stephanie worked various jobs until she joined CMMC as a case manager for adults with developmental disabilities in July 2017.  Due to funding cuts to that program and her previous experience with medical billing, Stephanie took over billing for CMMC Home Health and Hospice.  Stephanie and David welcomed a son in December 2019.  Oh her off time, Stephanie assists with Judith Mountain Players (a theater group in Lewistown), attends church functions, and enjoys gardening, going for walks, and baking.

Christine Wichman, Departmental Assistant
Departmental Assistant

Christine joined CMMC Home Care Services in October 2019.  She has been involved in Hospice both professionally and personally as her father benefited from Hospice services.  Christine was born in Lewistown, Montana and grew up on a farm/ranch near Hilger.   She graduated from Winifred High School and attended University of Montana in Missoula, Montana.  Christine received A.A.S degrees in Office Administration, Human Resources, and has a certificate in Office Reception.  She also has experience as an Activity Coordinator/Assistant through Caslen Living Center and Valle Vista Healthcare.  Christine likes to volunteer with her church and for other community events. She also enjoys writing poetry, traveling with friends and family, flower gardening, and crafts. Christine, her husband, and their foster daughter like to take walks, watch movies, and play games.

Jennifer Granot
Social Worker

Jennifer was born and raised in Montana, and graduated from Fergus High School. She has a B.S. in Psychology. She has worked in Valle Vista for 2 years and then worked in teaching, disabilities and mental health at the Central Montana Head Start for 18 years. She joined CMMC Home Care Services in July 2013. She and her husband,Paul , have two grown boys. Their family enjoys just about anything that combines a motor and racing, as well as traveling, camping, and boating. Jenifer also likes to read, do crafts, and exercise.

Amanda Larson, RN

Amanda joined Home Care Services in 2016. She went to nursing school at Capital Health Systems in New Jersey. She graduated from Boise State University and worked in the ICU in Boise, Idaho for four years as a telemetry tech and nurse. Amanda gained another five years of experience in the Acute Care, ICU, and Dr. Holmes’ office at Central Montana Medical Center. Amanda was born in Kalispell, MT and moved to Lewistown soon after. She was away for ten years and moved back with her husband, Brian, to raise their three kids, Hunter, Ireland, and Quaid. She enjoys spending time with her family at their cabin, camping and boating. She also enjoys reading, photography, and anything outdoors.

Shauna Halverson-Bruno, RN

Shauna is from Lewistown and graduated from MSU Northern.  She has 12 years of experience at Valle Vista as nurse and Assistant Director of Nursing.  She and her husband have been married 20 years.  They love to camp, fish, boat, and pan for gold with their four children and Labradors.  Shauna loves to design fun gifts in her new craft room.  She joined the Home Care Services team in September 2017.

Candy Gill

Candy joined Hospice in March 2019.   She was born in Bellefante, Pennsylvania and is the oldest sibling of three.   She has 31 plus years of nursing experience in Lewistown to include acute care, clinic, and long-term care nursing.   Candy and her husband, David, have been married for over 39 years and have a daughter, Amy, who lives in Billings with her husband, Chris.  Candy enjoys the outdoors and camping and fishing with her family.   She also dances competitively as well as in shows and seasonal performances with the Dance Syndicate.   She likes to travel, read, garden, bake and cook!

Jami Sisty, RN

Jami joined Home Care Services August 2017.  She was born in Ekalaka, Montana and obtained her nurse training through MSU-Northern.  She gained experience working at Valle Vista for seven years.  Jami and her husband, Mark, have two children, Max and Hannah.  Jami enjoys playing with her kids, camping, hunting, and going back to Michigan to visit family.

Deann Blythe, RN

Deann is married with three children. She enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping. Deann joined CMMC Home Care Services in August 2017.

Wendy Delaney, RN

Wendy is originally from Froid, Montana.  Prior to joining CMMC Hospice in 2016, she worked at Valle Vista and as a private contractor at the rural clinic in Whitehall, Montana.  Wendy has three children.  They enjoy swimming in the creek behind their house, fishing, boating and traveling.  She also likes to bake pastries, read and refinish old windows!

Annette Fjeldheim, RN

Annette was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lewistown, MT, growing up on a ranch in Grass Range.  She lived in Glasgow 21 years.  Annette moved back to Lewistown as a single parent in 1993, working for DNRC and doing real estate.  When all of her children were in college, Annette pursued a nursing career, graduating from MSU-Northern Lewistown in 2005.  After graduation, she worked at Billings Clinic as an RN in various departments.  Annette joined Hospice in December 2019.  Together, with husband, Rick, they have “his and her” 9 children and 31 grandchildren.  She enjoys visiting the grandchildren, spending time on the ranch, reading, hiking, biking, and traveling.

Brigette Owen, LPN

Brigette has twenty plus years of skilled nursing home and home health experience in Montana, Washington state, and Arizona state.  Brigette enjoys walking, biking, camping, gardening, and long rides in the countryside.  When traveling, she likes to explore new places and meet new people.  She grew up in Geraldine with seven brothers and seven sisters and truly feels blessed to be back in Montana.  She moved back to assist in the care of her mother who was in her nineties.  She loves to play board games with family, do outdoor activities, and catch up with her two children and their families. She came to CMMC Hospice May 2017.

Rowena Kippenhan, LPN

Rowena was born in Massillon, Ohio, a football town of 50,000 people.  She had quite a culture shock when she moved to Moore, Montana in 2006 to raise her kids.  She joined CMMC Home Care Services on July 2016, but has been an LPN since 1996.  She also has a lot of business experience.  Rowena and her husband, Floyd, have a combined five children and 7 grandchildren.  She likes spending time with her family, sewing, pinterest, rock crawling, movies, and interior decorating.  She considers it a privilege to be able to serve her community.

Stacey Metcalf, CNA

Stacey was born in Anaconda, Montana and graduated from Fergus High School. She graduated from MSU-N with an Associates Degree in General Studies. Stacey has worked at Home Care Services since July 2005. She and her husband have two children and have been married for 15 years. As a family, they like to hunt, fish and camp. Her hobbies are reading and remodeling their home.

Rula McKinlay, CNA
CNA

Rula was born in Mr. Pleasant, UT, but she loves living in Lewistown!  She and her husband have eight children and like spending time with their 24 grandchildren.  They like hunting, camping and gardening.  Rula also likes to crochet and cook.  She has worked as a CNA/PAS for the past 28 years, and owns an ISP Internet company.  She has been with Hospice since January 2020

Teresa Olson, Chaplain/Office Coordinator
Home Care Services

Teresa was born in Hudson, Wisconsin.   She achieved a Landscape Design degree from Montana State University-Bozeman.  Teresa has worked in Lewistown for the State of Montana DNRC as a Water Rights Specialist for the last 14 years.  She also worked for and still does private consulting part time for the Federal Bureau of Reclamation.  She has worked for CMMC since June 2020.  Teresa is excited for her role supporting Hospice Patients and their families.  Teresa had an incredible personal experience with Hospice and is proud to be associated with this program.   She enjoys international travel, time with friends, camping, hiking, kayaking, and developing the relationship with her foster child.

Janelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist
Janelle Painter, MSPT
Physical Therapist
Leigh Bailey, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist
Kathleen Thackeray, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Jed D. Myers, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Home Care Services Representatives of Patient Family Advisory Council

  • Dick Brown
  • Dale Pfau
  • Sharon Killham
  • Reverand Jean Collins
  • William “Bill” Buck
  • Betty Wickens
  • Tom Wojtowick
  • Dr. Cathy Holmes
  • Dr. Bil Holmes