Meet The Team

Gateway Hospice's team is dedicated to providing compassionate care to our patients during their end of life journey. Each member has a true calling for hospice. 
  1. Dr. Jon Ahrendsen, MD
    Dr. Jon Ahrendsen, MD, joined Gateway Hospice in May 2016 as our Medical Director. Dr. Ahrendsen and his wife reside in Clarion, Iowa.
  2. Amy Hennigar, RN
    Amy Hennigar, RN, joined the Gateway Hospice team in November of 2018. Amy and her family reside in Clarion, Iowa.
  3. Vicky Fitzgeralds, RN/DCS
    Vicky Fitzgeralds, RN and Director of Clinical Services, joined the Gateway Hospice team in May of 2018 as the Director of Clincal Services. She and her husband reside in Webster City, Iowa.
  4. Rachel Johnson
    Rachel Johnson joined the Gateway Hospice team in May of 2016. She resides in Kanawha.
  5. Becky Lane, CNA
    Becky Lane, CNA, joined the Gateway Hospice team in March of 2018. She resides in Eagle Grove.
  6. Kelly Langfitt, SW
    Kelly Langfitt, social worker, bereavement coordinator & volunteer coordinator joined the Gateway Hospice team in May 2016. She and her family reside in Clarion.
  7. Alexis Morgan, LISW
    Alexis Morgan, LISW, joined Gateway Hospice team in August of 2017. She and her family reside in Clarion.
  8. Joleen Norstrud, RN
    Joleen Norstrud, RN, joined the Gateway Hospice team in October of 2016. She and her husband reside in Britt.
  9. Mark Peterson, Chaplain
    Mark Peterson, chaplain, joined the Gateway Hospice team in April of 2017. Mark resides in Lake City and Eagle Grove.
  10. Mary Swalin, RN
    Mary Swalin, RN, joined the Gateway Hospice team in March of 2017. She and her husband reside in Eagle Grove.
  11. Penny Mohr, RN
    Penny Mohr, RN, joined the Gateway Hospice team in May of 2016. Penny and her family reside in Eagle Grove.