Team Members

Diane Ronnebaum

New Patient/Treatment Plan Coordinator

Diane has been with Marysville Dental Care for over 30 years. She worked as a dental assistant for 15 years, then moved to the front office to focus on new patients and treatment coordinating. She graduated from Flint Hills Area Tech as a CDA. For several years she worked as a surgical assistant in an oral surgery office in Topeka. Diane has also attended many continuing education courses in TMD screening, and sleep apnea. She is married and has three children. She enjoys the outdoors, reading, and spending time with family.

Paige Howard

Accounts Manager

Paige graduated from Emporia State with her elementary education degree and was a teacher for 8 years. She grew up in southwest Kansas and married her husband, Greg, right out of college. They moved back to his hometown of Marysville last summer. Paige took a career change and is now our accounts manager! Her daughter Gwendolyn is 6 and Waylan is almost 4, and they have a baby on the way due in February. Paige likes to read, snack, watch football, and enjoy time with friends and family! 

Ashley Smith


Ashley was born and raised in western Nebraska. (Go Big Red!) Ashley and her husband Jonas have 6 kids. Ashton (26) who is finishing Physical Therapist Assistant schooling, Damon (25) is attending Texas A&M for his PhD in Reproductive physiology, Haley (23) is working in Kansas City, Taya (18) is attending K-State and studying kinesiology, Creighton (15) and Isabella (14) whom are both in high school at Valley Heights. She enjoys being with family, baking and spending time outside. 

Jennifer Abeldt

Administrative Assistant/Human Resources

Jennifer’s husband Aaron is the Kansas Product Support Representative for MacDon. Her daughter Allison is a Freshman at K State and son Brandon is a freshman at Marysville Jr/Sr high. They moved here from southern Dickinson county to be close to family. Jennifer attended Newman University and was a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant for 11 years. She enjoys spending time with my family, cooking and event planning.

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Dr. Brittany Owens - Goracke, DDS
Dr. Zachary Pederson, DDS

Marysville dentist, Dr. Brittany Owens, offers general, cosmetic, and sleep apnea dentistry to the entire family. Marysville Dental Care also sees patients from Washington; Belleville; Seneca; Beatrice, NE; Fairbury, NE; and other surrounding areas.

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