The Board of Directors at Holy Spirit is comprised of a volunteer group of community members, dedicated to helping Holy Spirit further its mission to serve Siouxland. Under their leadership and support, Holy Spirit has built a strong tradition of excellence in patient care.

Holy Spirit Retirement Home Board of Directors:

Most Rev. R. Walker Nickless: PresidentBishop, Diocese of Sioux City
Executive Director Interim, Jennifer Mess

Finance Director, Jessica Hughes

Karen Waldschmitt: Chairperson
Very Rev. Bradley C. Pelzel, V.G.: Treasurer
Royce Ranniger: Secretary

  • Patrick Berger
  • Krage Feste
  • Larry Harrington
  • Dr. Michael Jung
  • Christine Kayl
  • Amy Bloch
  • Tracy Larson
  • John Hanno

Holy Spirit Retirement Home Foundation Board of Directors:

Most Rev. R. Walker Nickless – President, Bishop, Diocese of Sioux City

Jennifer Mess – Interim Executive Director

Deb Poss- Foundation Director

Royce Ranniger – Secretary

Jessica Hughes – Treasurer

Rachel Retalic – Recording Secretary

Renee DeMay – Foundation Chairperson

  • Father Francis Makwinja
  • Rosanne Plante
  • Very Rev. Bradley C. Pelzel, V.G.
  • Paula Oehlerking
  • Darold Sea
  • Verna Welte
  • Jenny Wetz
  • Sue Brown
  • Connie Richardson-Smith