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OSTENDARP, CAROL ANNE

OSTENDARP, CAROL ANNE

OSTENDARP, CAROL ANNE (12 May 1941-14 July 1992) was head nurse in a special kidney unit of the MT. SINAI MEDICAL CENTER and then instructor in nursing there (1965-83). With Francine Hekelman, she edited a textbook on her specialty, Nephrology Nursing (1979). Ostendarp was born in Cincinnati, OH, to Anne S. and Harold E. Ostendarp, and graduated from Norwood High School in Norwood, OH. She completed her studies in NURSING at Cincinnati's Jewish Hospital School of Nursing (1961), studied at Western Reserve University (see CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY) and the University of Cincinnati, and CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY. After she moved to Cleveland in the 1960s, Ostendarp joined the Young Republicans of LAKEWOOD and quickly became very active in POLITICS, serving as president of that group and holding various offices in the Young Republicans of Greater Cleveland. Also a member of the Young Republicans of Ohio, Ostendarp campaigned for Paul Matia (Ohio Senate) and Jim Betts (Ohio House). In 1972 she was elected committeewoman of precinct 4B. She also served as trustee of the ELIZA JENNINGS HOME, chaired the board of the Eliza Jennings Group, and was utilization management coordinator of the Community Mutual Association. A resident of ROCKY RIVER, Ostendarp belonged to the American Nephrology Nurses and the American Association of Homes for the Aging.