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2 I The Lovell Chronicle I March 22, 2012 n prom to Public alth nursing mana BY KARLA POMEROY Ten years ago Kimber- ly Cowan, R.N., began work for Big Horn County Pub- lic Health. On March 1, 10 years later, she began du- ties as the nurse manager, filling the vacancy left by the retirement of Susan Wi- ley. "Susan was an inspira- tional mentor. She laid a solid foundation for public health in Big Horn Coun- ty. My goal is to continue to build on this founda- tion. Public health is here to serve the public. Pub- lic health education is af- fordable health care for Big Horn County," Cowan said. Cowan, a Basin resi- dent, graduated from the Northwest College nursing program in 1997 and went to work at Washakie Medi- cal Center until 2002, when she was hired as a nurse for Big Horn County Public Health. She said while living in Gillette years ago, she came to understand the impor- tance of public health. She said public health support- ed her with the birth of her first child. "They support- ed me and educated me on all the things I'm educat- ing the public about now," Cowan said. KAm~ Po~aoY Kimberly Cowan of Basin began duties as Big Horn County's Public Health nursing manager on March 1, replacing retiring Susan Wiley. of experience in public health. More information on the position is available at https://statejobs.state. wy.us/JobSearchDetail. aspx?ID=19620. She said for the Lovell position they are seeking "a team player that is pas- sionate about making a dif- ference in the lives of Big Horn County citizens." She noted that the bachelor's degree nursing program and referrals to other state health programs, radon test vouchers, financial as- sistance through commu- nity block grant for medi- cal care and transportation and health education for all t3 pes of organizations. Cowan said they can tai- lor a presentation to fit the needs of the organization. They also work with other agencies on emergency pre- paredness. Dr. Robert S. Sept. 8, 1931- March 12, 2012 Robert Stanley Hal- liwell, Ph.D., 80, of Bry- an, Texas, died Monday, March 12, 2012, at his resi- dence. Services were. held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Callaway-Jones Fu- neral Home in Bryan. Me- morials may be made to Southern Care Hospice, 3206 Longmire Drive, Suite C, College Station, Texas, 77845 or Guardian Health Care, 1411 Memorial Drive, Bryan, Texas, 77802. Robert S. "Bob" Halli- well was born on Sept. 8, 1931, to Robert Sylvester and Elizabeth Mae (Vogt) Halliwell in Lovell in the "shadows of the Big Horn Mountains." He graduated rolled at the University of Wyoming, where he gradu- ated with a bachelor's de- gree in 1956 and a master's degree in 1959. He gradu- ated with a Ph.D. from Or- egon State in 1962. Following graduation, he began his career as a mi- crobiologist and virologist at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. His 32 years of devoted service to Texas A&M include nu- merous research discover- ies and publications. He served as the president of the southern division of the American Phythopathologi- cal Society in 1973. After his retirement in January 1994, he was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus in Plant Pathology and Mi- crobiology at Texas A&M. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers-in-law, Gene Bischoff of Powell, Don Cantrell of San Jose, Calif., Lonnie Graves of Chries- man, Texas, and A1 Graves of Wichita Falls, Texas. Bob is survived by his wife, Dora Graves Bishop Halliwell, of Bryan; chil- dren Mark S. Halliwell, Pamela Bishop Cemino, Lisa Halliwell Burns and husband Scott Burns, Pa- trice Bishop Cates, Robert Blair Halliwell and Perian Bishop and' husband Lar- ry White; sisters Elizabeth Louise Halliwell Cantrell Grant David Sept. 2, 1938- Jan. 26, 2012 Grant David Lan- des died Jan. 26, 2012, in Knights Ferry, Calif. He was born in Ogden, Utah, to Ernest Henry Landes and Hazel Lauretta Leavitt on Sept. 2, 1938. He attended Lovell High School in Lovell, Wyo., graduating in 1956, and the University of Wyo- ming in Laramie. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Victor Reid Landes. Grant is survived by his wife, Stefanie, three children, four grandchil- dren, two sisters and one brother. Grant owned and op- erated White's Auto Cen- ter Plus in Santa Fe, N.M., from 1983 to 1986. He most recently resided in Oak- dale, Calif., where he re- tired in 2002. Private graveside ser- vices were held at the San- ta Fe Memorial Gardens on Feb. 7, 2012. Please Recycle Cowan said Wiley, Dr.emphasizes public health. Maternal and child from Lovell High School in of San Jose and Margaret Howard Willson and nurs- Along with Cowan, thefamily programs include 1949, then joined the Na- Ann Halliwell Bischoff of es Maria Kidner and Kathy Lovell office is served by pregnant woman's Medic-tional Guard and attend-Powell;sisters-in,lawLucifTheBibleCh..,,, .] Ewen were influential in part-time nurse Sheridan aid, Best Beginnings for ed the University of Wyo- Graves Smith of Bryan and her becoming a nurse and May and secretary Colleen pregnant women and new ming. During his.rirst year Barbara Graves of Chries- [Worship Service Praycr7pm/ working in public health. Scheeler. At the south of- mothers, home visits for all at the university his unit man, Texas; 16 grandchil- RevKu, McN,bb| "My goal was to be rice, the staff includes sec- families with new babies was called to Korea. dren, 11 great-grandchil- /m:3O m 56E. Main | [Bible Lesson Lowell i nurse manager one day, soretary Tracy Gifford, reg- or first-time mothers and During his military ca- dren and numerous nieces L6m J I completed my bachelor's istered nurse Trudy Craft, children's special health reer, Bob was part of theand nephews. degree in 2010," Cowan licensed practical nurse services. "Cowboy Cannoneers," the The family wanted to said. Gail VanderPloeg and There are also adult 300th Armored Field Ar- send a special thank you [ Faith Southern Baptist ] Two years ago Cowan emergency response coor- programs. They offer adult tillery Unit. He was honor- and heart-felt appreciation Church was promoted to the nursedinator Kami Neighbors. health maintenance in- ably discharged in 1952. An to Hospice, especially Wen- i 340 E 3rd St., lovell supervisor at the Lovell Cowan said she wants cluding helping to fill in- article by Bill Youngkin dy Cook, Kyanne Veteto, I Pastor MichaelMcKnight I public health office. She to try and help educate sulin syringes and settingfeaturing Bob's military Jamita Phillips, Chaplain I s4s-6s6 [ Services: Sunday School 9:45 am I said she will continue to all county residents about up medication organizer career can be found in the Gary Row, Jessica Sando- I Morn.Worship 11 am- Eva. Worship 6 pm I make sure there is a nurs- What public health has to for residents and long-term Bryan/College Station Ea- val and Lisa Arreola. I Wed. Bible Study 7 pm I ing presence at the Lovell offer. She said her biggest care assessments. They gle (April 17, 2011). View Bob's Book of office until that position is frustration is when she also offer child and adult After his military dis- MemoriesTM at Callaway- , .._ filled. 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