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Nancy Mills

Director of Health Services

Nancy has served as the Director of Health Services for St. Luke Homes & Services, Inc. since the summer of 2003.

Nancy is a Spencer native graduating from Spencer High Scool. She earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Iowa Lakes Community College (ILCC) located in Emmetsburg, Iowa in 1986. Nancy continued her education and training from Rochester University located in Rochester, Minnesota where she was exposed to clinical experiences at St. Mary's and Methodist Hospitals.


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Greg Meeter

Accounting Controller

Greg has served as the St. Luke Campus Chief Financial Officer/Controller since 1989.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Dordt College located in Sioux Center, Iowa.

Prior to joining the St. Luke family, Greg served as a Certified Public Accountant for Winther, Stave & Co. LLP, in Spencer, Iowa.





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Ken Nelson 


Ken joined the dedicated staff at St. Luke Homes & Services, Inc. in August 2021. 

Ken is a Sutherland native graduating from Sutherland High School. He earned his Bachelors of Healthcare Administration from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. 

Prior to joining the St. Luke Family, Ken served as a Regional Director of Operations for a multi-facility corporation with homes located across the state of Iowa. He has around 28 years of experience in management as a licensed nursing home administrator.






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Katie Chindlund

Social Worker

Katie has served as the Social Worker for St. Luke Lutheran Home since October 2018.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Buena Vista University.

Katie grew up outside of Webb. She now lives in Rembrandt with her family. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and their two boys: Lukas and Jayce.

Katie is a strong advocate for residents and works hard to make sure their needs are being met. Her goal is to help residents enjoy their stay at St. Luke Homes & Services.







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Joni Stein

Assistant Director of Nursing &
Medicare Coordinator

Prior to being named the Assistant Director of Nursing for the St. Luke Homes & Services, Inc. campus, Joni served as the MDS and Medicare Coordinator.

She earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from Iowa Lakes Community College.

Joni has 22 years of experience in Long Term Care including the following positions: CNA, LPN, staff nurse, RN and MDS/Medicare Coordinator.









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Tricia Steward

Unit Manager/MDS Coordinator

Tricia’s passion in life is helping others. At a young age, she began working in the healthcare field. Her mother, a nurse, and all the devoted professionals Tricia has worked with over the years inspired her to continue her career as a nurse.

Prior to joining the St. Luke family as a Licensed Practical Nurse in October 2014, Tricia worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in both the nursing home and hospital settings, served with various ambulance services and operated a dog grooming business.

In 2017, she earned her Registered Nurse degree from Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa. Today, in her role as Unit Manager/MDS Coordinator, Tricia enjoys working with residents, their families and fellow St. Luke staff members. She strives to ensure that residents and their families receive the care and compassion they deserve.

Outside of work, Tricia enjoys spending time with her husband, Todd, their four children: Tova, Kevin, Chance and Casey, and their four grandchildren: Braylon, Kasen, Bentley and Audrey. She also enjoys tending to their furry friend, Theodore, as well as traveling, fishing and baking.


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Mary Hughes

Director of Dietary Services

Mary joined the dedicated staff at St. Luke Homes & Services, Inc. in April 1992. She served as a dietary aide at St. Luke Lutheran Home during high school, as well as a cook and assistant dietary director, before becoming St. Luke Homes & Services’ director of dietary services in April 2018.

The Spencer High School graduate is attending the University of North Dakota to earn her Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional credentials.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, and their two children: Gage and Grace.





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Amanda Klein

St. Luke Homes & Services Activities Director

Amanda has been working in the Activities Department with St. Luke Lutheran Nursing Home since the fall of 2010.

She grew up in Spencer, Iowa. After graduating from Spencer High School in 2005, Amanda went onto Iowa Lakes Community College and received an Associate of Arts degree. Amanda then transferred to Buena Vista University located in Storm Lake, Iowa, where she received a Business Management degree in 2009. In May 2010, Amanda took the Activities Coordinator course through Iowa Lakes Community College.

Amanda enjoys planning activities for the residents of St. Luke Lutheran Nursing Home, as well as the tenants of Hillside Terrace and Riverview Terrace. Seeing residents and tenants involved and having fun brings joy to Amanda's life.

In her spare time, Amanda likes scrapbooking, traveling, bike riding, exercising, and spending time with her husband.


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Aleah Mathews


Aleah joined the dedicated staff at St. Luke Homes & Services, Inc. in July 2021 

She is responsible for directing visitors, families and residents to either other staff members or residents in the building. Aleah’s duties include receiving all incoming telephone calls, performing any clerical tasks assigned, entering data information on new residents, and changing data that may arise. 

Aleah enjoys working in the healthcare setting and finds her job at St. Luke Lutheran Home rewarding. She greatly enjoys the staff and visiting with residents and their families.