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Memorial Hospital Announces 2020 LCM Award Recipient

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Memorial Hospital Announces 2020 LCM Award Recipient

Patty Scherle, BSN, RNC was named the 2020 recipient of the Little Company of Mary Award at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. The LCM Award is given annually to an employee nominated by his or her co-workers and chosen from a group of finalists by the hospital’s Mission Committee. Nominees for this award demonstrate Memorial Hospital’s mission and core values through their daily work.

Scherle is the director of Women and Infant Services. She has worked at Memorial Hospital for 45 years. She has been described as showing respect and compassion for the staff and every patient and their family she has encountered. She uses every moment as an opportunity to deliver compassionate care and has given her hands to serve others and her heart to love and provide compassion throughout the years. Scherle stated, “It is an honor to receive the 2020 LCM Award! It has been a privilege to serve our communities over the last four decades and having the opportunity to help generations of women at such a special time in their lives. I have been so fortunate to have such a compassionate team by my side!”

Scherle lives in Jasper with her husband, Duane. They have two daughters, Natalie O’Connor (Shane) and Megan Berg (Michael), and five grandchildren.

Other nominees for the award included Annette Brelage, Joyce Gehlhausen, Becky Hopf, Rachel Lampert, Susan Martin, Ed Prow, Abby Recker, Cindy Spurgeon, and Sharon Weisman.