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500 Dunnell Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060

Proudly serving Steele County


Seniors Staff

Introducing Our Staff and Board of Directors

Meet the individuals behind running our locally-owned and operated business, Healthy Seniors of Steele County. The mission of our non-profit organization is to provide Steele County seniors and caregivers with service and encourage them to live happy lives independently and safely.

Meet Our Staff

Meet our board of directors

  • Dale Gandrud, Chair

  • Eric Thronson, Vice Chair

  • Jackie Evans, Treasurer

  • Jeff Kropp, Treasurer

Healthy Seniors of Steele County has been providing support for seniors and caregivers since 1998.

Ask us about our free in-home safety assessment!


Discover compassion at Healthy Seniors

Our goal at Healthy Seniors of Steele County is to recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers to complete sincere acts of kindness to support caregivers and seniors throughout Steele County. Our vision is to give every individual the option to be surrounded by their loved ones.


Funding is provided through Live Well at Home Grant from

Minnesota Department of Human Services, The United Way

of Steele County, MN Prairie County Alliance, the Otto Bremer

Foundation, fundraising, individual contributions, memorials,

and in-kind donations.


Want to volunteer? We are always looking for volunteers who want to share their time, talent and skills to help seniors continue to live safely and independently in their own homes. If you are interested in volunteering or in learning how you can support financially, feel free to contact our team.

  • Tom Boecker, Treasurer

  • Heather Goodwin, Treasurer

  • Caren Swearingen, Treasurer

  • Tracie Parker, Treasurer

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