Anne Whittaker

Executive Director

At an early age, Anne became professionally involved in her father’s construction business, working as a cashier and in the accounting department where she had responsibility for receivables and payroll. At the same time, she was a busy mom raising two children as well as helping care for her grandparents. In 2008, Anne became the office manager for a mental health clinic in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Applying the education received in the family business, she helped grow the health clinic from one office to five offices. As office manager, she developed their electronic medical record system from the ground up. She was responsible for scheduling 25 therapists and interns. She was also responsible for preparing and expediting the credentialing for the offices and working with the insurance companies. In the midst of all these responsibilities, Anne continued caregiving for her grandparents and family. Anne is committed to building a strong team at Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living and looks forward to establishing it as a great community resource in Hudson. When time allows, Anne enjoys walking, reading, sporting events and community volunteering.

Ken Hoeft

Environmental Services

Ken dedicated four years of his life to the United States Army, serving in Colorado. He has an extensive background in construction and maintenance with hotels and shopping centers. Ken is also a skilled artisan with special training in installing hardwood floors and stained glass windows for churches. Ken’s passion for working with seniors also extends to his personal life, where he cares for his father in-law and mother in-law. When he finds a little spare time during hunting season, he enjoys bow hunting. At Red Cedar Canyon, Ken enjoys the variety of his work and staying busy. His greatest passion is getting to know the residents and offering them the best customer service possible.

Grete Rehbein

Director of Nursing

Grete graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stout and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Retail Merchandizing and Management with an Art minor concentrating in the area of interior design. After a short stint in retail, Grete worked as a CNA at the Christian Community Center in Hudson. During this time, she enrolled at Chippewa Valley Technical College where she received her degree as an LPN. After completing her training as an LPN, she went on to earn her Registered Nursing Degree. She enjoys visiting with residents and looks for opportunities to spend as much time with them as possible. She loves the daily variety in her work. As a mom, she lives an active life with her daughter, chauffeuring her to such events as gymnastics, swimming lessons, dance and soccer, and enjoying the outdoors, together.

Tracey Peloquin

Activities Director

A native of Hudson, Wisconsin, Tracey graduated from Hudson High School. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant, receiving her accreditation from Indianhead Technical College in New Richmond. During her high school years, she had the opportunity to help care for several elderly friends and her great-grandmother. These caregiving experiences led to a desire to work with other seniors, and an assisted living community has become the perfect setting. She enjoys her work at Red Cedar Canyon where she has the opportunity to create and implement daily activities for the residents. Tracey is also a very busy mom with four children, including a set of twins. She enjoys spending time at their family cabin, fishing and hiking and enjoying the outdoors. Her professional dream is to one day become an RN.

Mary Tulgren

Life Enrichment Director for Cedar Cove Memory Care

Mary has lived in Hudson most of her life. She graduated from high school in 1983 as a three-sport letterman. Mary attended the University of Wisconsin Lacrosse, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Parks and Recreation in 1988, and the University of Wisconsin in UW River Falls receiving a Masters in Management in 2005. Mary worked for the City of Oakdale Park and Rec as a Recreation Specialist for 20 years, from 1988-2009. She continued her education with Century College receiving certificates of merit in Event and Meeting Management and a Desktop Publishing Certificate in 2011. Mary joined the team at Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living in August 2012. She loves her work with residents and family members in the memory care program. Her hobbies are camping, golfing, softball, fishing, thrift and garage sales, working out, biking and playing guitar, especially for residents. She collects jigsaw puzzles and hat pins and looks after her two cats, Mollie and Max.

Paula Hansen

Dining Services

Hudson is Paula’s home town, and after graduating from Hudson High School in 1987, she attended Chippewa Valley Technical College. Her lifetime passion has been both customer and dining services. Prior to working in the senior living industry, Paula applied her passion and talents at the Hudson Hospital, the Valley House Restaurant, and the Tom Thumb convenience store. Today, she works diligently to satisfy the diverse tastes and desires of the residents at Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living. Outside of work, her true joys in life are her three children and four grandchildren. When she is able to capture some personal time, she likes to read, watch movies, walk the dogs and babysit her grandkids.

Kevin Brathall

Dining Services

Kevin was born and raised in Hudson, and after graduating from Hudson High School, he attended Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. His career path began at Anderson Windows in Bayport, Minnesota, where he worked for 23 years. Kevin then had an opportunity to fulfill his lifelong dream of owning and operating his own restaurant. He opened Central Cafe and Pizzeria in Hammond, Wisconsin, where he applied his dining services expertise for seven years. Kevin currently lives in New Richmond, Wisconsin with his wife of 30 years. He always looks forward to spending time with his three children, Megan, Justin and Brianna, and he recently became the proud grandfather of Isla! Kevin’s hobbies include golf, fishing, Morel mushroom hunting, traveling, and swimming with the sting-rays in the Cayman Islands.