Meet Our Residents

At NRC, our residents are energetic, active and engaged members of our both our community and the greater Northfield community. They represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences and come from around the corner and around the world.

We invite you to meet just a few of our residents:

Meet Brynhild

From ParkView West

Brynhild RowbergBrynhild Rowberg

Engaged Citizen, Lifelong Learner

Many people at Northfield Retirement Community – and throughout Northfield – know the story of Brynhild “Brynnie” Rowberg. Read More »

Meet the Braatens

From ParkView West

Arndt and Hazel BraatenArndt and Hazel Braaten

Arndt and Hazel Braaten have spent a good deal of their lives nearly as far as possible from Northfield, Minnesota: in Madagascar, the island nation off Africa’s southeast coast. Arndt was born and grew up there, the son of Norwegian-born American missionaries. Read More »

Meet Lila

From ParkView West

Lila EsseLila Esse

Lila Esse has lived in Minnesota all her life, but has lived in Northfield only since last summer when she moved to Northfield Retirement Community from her home in Hayward, Minn. Read More »