About Us

Andrea Buck

Owner/Clinical Nurse Supervisor

Andrea has worked at Valentines and Loving Residence for 20 years. She started her career out as a CNA working at Loving Residence. She furthered her education and obtained her Bachelors Degree as a Registered Nurse.

Andrea was born and raised in Red Wing and is married with four children. As Andrea’s children grew up, they played a large part in volunteering between the two facilities and later being employed by the facilities. Andrea’s oldest daughter, April Gernentz, works along side her as the administrator of Valentines and Loving Residence.

April Gernentz

Administrator

April has worked at Valentines and Loving Residence for 10 years. She started her career out as a volunteer, then employed as a CNA and now in a management position. April attended college at Minnesota State Southeast Tech in Red Wing as well as Rasmussen College, obtaining a bachelors degree in Business Management. She has held a management position for 3 years. She is currently furthering her education at MN State Southeast Tech, working towards a LPN degree.

Andrea and April strive to achieve the reputation that Valentines and Loving Residence have always had; to make the facilities as home like and comfortable as possible! They take great pride in the businesses and they are looking forward to what the future has in store for her facilities.