Nancy Johnsen Kaye

Known in high school as
5581 Salish Rd.  
Blaine , WA 98230

Tel: 360-366-5245

Spouse / partner
John Kaye US Army retired
When did you meet and how long ago?
Met December of 1982 at church.

John's three sons, John, James and Matthew.
All married, and an adopted Mexican daughter

a dozen or so.
Occupation / trade / profession
Education beyond H.S
Westchester School of Nursing   R.N. 1962
University of San Francisco B.S. Nursing  1967
University of Southern California  M.S. Ed. 1976

Business Affiliation (if any)
St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham WA

Unions/organizations/ affiliations
fishing, hiking, kayaking, Cross Country Skiing,
music, piano, keyboard, guitar, recorder

Quilting, pickle ball, golf, writing
Volunteer work with United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

Tell us what we need to know!  Give us 50 years in the space below.

Nursing school, 5 month trip to Europe (mostly on $5.00 day), California, S.F. and Long Beach then went with the Overseas Dependent School System where I school nursed  in Sasebo, Japan, coordinated the school health program for all of Japan, then was a year in Okinawa, 6 months in Hanau, Germany, 6 months in Asmara, Ethiopia, now Eritrea, then 6 years in Rota, Spain, all school nursing for the military kids overseas. 
1979 left to join a laic mission Frontier Apostolate in British Columbia , Canada .
I worked at an alcohol transition house and as an American Recruiter.  There were approx. 150 volunteers mostly teaching in the Catholic schools, as well as houseparents, cafeteria, maintenance, secretarial, and a home for handicapped kids.
After 3 years I relocated to the beautiful Northwest.
Met John Kaye and married. 
We bought a 15 acre farm, raised sheep and had an acre and a half intensive apple orchard. 
I worked outpatient alcohol  and drug counseling for three years, then went with a hospital inpatient chemical dependency and mental health program as a nursing supervisor, manager and the last 11 years on call working 5-7 days a month.
Thus I can enjoy our beautiful Pacific Northwest .
I am Blessed and grateful for a good husband, nursing career, friends, family and good health.  
Finally, "if I had to do it all over again, I would "
Do more in complimentary medicine/body work.
I thought about being an architect and building solar houses.  Maybe in my next life!!!