Established in 2014, Rescued Room started with a simple mission: to simplify homes & lives. This passion for simple & intentional living drives us to be the best we can be, whether we’re:

Decluttering & organizing our clients’ homes… so they can feel free and focused.
Scrubbing bathrooms, folding laundry, or washing dishes… giving back our clients time to focus on what matters most.
Designing & curating beautiful spaces that truly reflect each of our client’s unique personalities.

ORGANIZE. CLEAN. DESIGN… that’s what we do. All with a mission to simplify your home & life!

Our Team

sara lohse owner of rescued room
SARA LOHSEfounder + chief dreamer
Sara lives in Rochester, MN with her husband, two daughters, their clumsy Labradoodle, and a sassy feline. Sara enjoys gardening, fitness, & home decorating, and but her true passion is organizing. This passion stems from her desire to live life to the fullest. She believes that less time looking for things creates more time for family, friends, and faith.
robin Professional Organizer & Interior Designer of rescued room
ROBIN WHALENclient relations + pro organizer + interior designer
Robin resides in Eyota with her husband, their two young boys, and a cuddly cat. She enjoys DIY projects- from painting and adding trim, to decorating and organizing anything in sight. Robin and her husband enjoy time trying new recipes in the kitchen, taking their kids on bike rides, and spending time outside. Robin’s clients love her attention to detail, sense of humor and her eye for design. She has a natural ability of turning chaotic spaces into beautiful serene spaces. Her degree in Interior Architecture & Design is a huge asset to our clients!
sam Professional Organizer & Interior Designer at rescued room
SAMANTHA ERICKSONsocial media maven + pro organizer + interior designer
Samantha lives in Rochester with her husband & their two rescue pups. When not working with clients, you can find her hiking, reading, cooking, and searching for new DIY home projects. Samantha embraces the basic principles of slow-living & keeping a minimal, yet cozy home. This allows Samantha and her family to focus on the relationships & activities that bring them the most joy. It is her passion to beautifully simplify your life through practical organizing and thoughtful design.
KATIE COOKdecluttering guru + pro organizer
Katie lives in Oronoco with her husband and 3 children. She is passionate about simplifying her life and home in order to prioritize her relationships with her friends and family. She enjoys sharing this passion with others to help them develop efficient and organized systems in their own home and work environments. Katie’s hobbies include traveling and dancing. She is currently a choreographer, teacher and director in the Rochester dance and theater community.
DENISE KLICKERlead home helper + estimator
Denise resides in Rochester with her husband & three teens. She is a master of “all things home” and has been homeschooling her kids for 12+ years! She loves helping her clients breathe easier through home cleaning, laundry assistance, dishes, tidying, and more. Her attention to detail, excellent communication, and thoughtfulness are just a few of our favorite things about her!
RAYCHEL PTACEKhome helper + shine engineer
Raychel lives in Eyota along with her husband, daughter, twin boys, & a cute mini-schnauzer named Finn. Raychel’s bubbly, energetic personality is contagious. Her clients love that she is a fast-mover who values doing things with excellence. In her downtime, you might find her kayaking, hiking, organizing, painting or finding new things to do with her family.
MELISSA SPARKShome helper + detail extraordinaire
Melissa lives in Rochester with her husband, daughter and a cat named Preston (who only answers to Kitty Kitty). She is passionate about growing succulents – mostly successfully – and enjoys baking & spending time outside. Melissa shares, “I want clients to be able to tell that I care about them & their home. I want to be a helpful smile with the emphasis on ‘helpful’ in all the ways I can help.”
CARRIE JO OLSONhome helper + dust bunny
Carrie Jo calls Rochester home & is a woman of many talents. She loves drawing, reading, dancing, hiking & basketball. Carrie shares, “I come from a large family. Family, faith and fitness are all very important to me.” Carrie also thinks it’s important for people to feel comfortable & relaxed in their homes. She works hard to help her clients achieve this!
LYDIA JONEShome helper + peachy cleaner
Lydia Jones lives in Eyota with her family and is surrounded by gorgeous flower beds & some happy chickens! She can often be found playing the piano, drawing, or even learning Japanese! Lydia truly has a heart for simplifying her clients’ lives. “I feel very happy when I come home to a clean house and I find it much easier to relax. I want clients to feel that and be blessed by that.”
KATELYN DRAHEIMhome helper + weekend cleaning warrior
Katelyn lives in Rochester & enjoys going on walks, painting, & spending time with her loved ones. “It is my passion to help others in whatever way I am capable of doing so. I feel most relaxed when my home is clean and if I am able to relieve that stress for others, then I would hope they would have more time to do the things that they love.”
TRACY BJERKEhome organizer for Owatonna area
Tracy lives in Owatonna with her husband and two young children. She enjoys reading, cooking, doing arts and crafts, organizing and getting outside with her family. Tracy loves to declutter and transform spaces into calm, organized environments her clients can come home to. With degrees in interior design and dietetics, Tracy has a passion for helping people find peace in their bodies and in their homes.