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Dene' has been with our office over 20 years. Her hometown is Barnes Kansas and she attended Manhattan Area Technical College. She and her husband, Mark, have three children; Rusty, Jordan & Kendra. Family time is important to her. Dene' enjoys reading and sudoku in her leisure time. She and Mark have recently taken up the sport of Geocaching, kayaking and bicycling.
Barb Beaver joined our team in Clay Center in2020. Many of you know her from other medical offices in Clay Center. She grew in Clay Center where she met and married my husband of 40 years, Bob. They have two children who are each raising their families in Clay Center. Their daughter Alicia is married to Josh Lenhart and they have two children, Maggie and Gabriel. Their son Andrew Beaver and his wife Jenna have two sons, Jaxon and Colin. She enjoys spending her free time with her family. I like being a medical receptionist for many years and I am excited to join the crew at Drs. Stoppel and Brown.
Originally from Frankfort, Ks, Jamie has been at Stoppel & Brown for 22 years. She and her husband, Justin, have two children, Elana and Mason. Jamie, a fitness buff, spends her spare time being very active. Her hobbies include running, working out and teaching Zumba classes. Jamie's favorite activity is watching movies with her family.
After growing up in Missouri and attending high school and college, Afton moved to Clay Center and has been with our office over 14 years. She and her husband, Morgan, have 3 children; Sophie, Logan and Maycie. Afton enjoys drives in the country, adventures with family, and volleyball (sand & court). She spends her leisure time reading books to the kids and relaxing. Family, both in Kansas & Missouri, is most important in her life.
Jan was born and raised in Lawrence Kansas and went to High School there. Somehow, she ended up at Kansas State University to get a BS in Home Economics. She is on her second tour with our office having been here 20 years plus previous years. Jan and her husband, Tim, have two children, a son in law and is expecting a new grandchild soon. Her hobbies include quilting, bowling, camping and tailgating at KSU football games. But most important to her is spending time with family.
Jann, who calls Beatrice, Ne home, has been with our office over 16 years. Her post secondary education includes study at University of Nebraska School of Technical Agriculture (Horticulture). She and her husband Dick have 18 grandchildren. They enjoy camping and spending time with the family. Jann's favorite pastimes include reading, Pinterest and "treasure hunting."
Mary has been with our office over 11 years and has a interest in office technology. She is a local graduate from Washington High School and also graduated from Cloud County Community College. She and her husband Ron, have daughters, Kelsie & Leslie and step-children, Bob & Christy. Mary enjoys cross stitch & reading, but her favorite leisure activity is fishing. Family time is important to her.
Ally Johnson grew up in Clay Center and graduated from Clay Center Community High School. After graduation, she worked at Clay County Medical Center, KLAH (Keep Living At Home), and Miss Maries Diner. Ally loves working with people and learning new things every day. She lives on a farm with her boyfriend and loves animals. They have three dogs (Harley, Bailee and Winston) and a cat (Nash). She enjoys going to the lake, taking walks and spending time with family & friends. Her hobbies include crafting, making things on her criqut and building things.