2015-16 Honor Roll

Friends of Drake Arts Honor Roll of Donors

This nationwide organization fosters and enriches music, theatre arts and visual arts at Drake University. Friends of Drake Arts support the future of art by creating an exceptional environment for a new generation of artists, actors and musicians to grow by learning and performing. Gifts from Friends of Drake Arts have been included in the University’s Drake Fund since 1993.

Note – this list reflects gifts made to support Friends of Drake Arts from July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015

† - Deceased
§ - President’s Circle Member
± - Old Main Member

Anonymous (4)
Dr. Donald V. and Carol A. Adams§±
Vicki Adams (FA'74, GR'78)
Janice Adamson (FA'65)
Jeffrey and Jean Akerly§
Mary Ellen Alt (FA'60)
Paul Andersen, PhD (FA'60)
Barbara and Cletus Anderson (Barbara, FA'57)
LaVerne and Maxine Anderson
Marcus and Mary Anderson (Marcus, LA'78; Mary, LA'77)
Mertze Anderson (LA'80)§±
Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd E. Anderson II (Sigurd, LA'55)§±
Jane Andrew (ED'72)§
Timothy and Tricia Atterberg (Tricia, AS'15)§
Roslyn Bader
Judy Barrick (FA'66)
Sally Bartlett±
Christian Baughman and Kelly Huggins-Baughman (Christian, FA'97)
Aimee Beckmann-Collier
Benjamin Bellus Sr. and Patricia Bellus (Benjamin, FA'59, GR'67)
Francis Bennett (FA'67)
Eric and Molly Bertch (Eric, BN'04)§
Jeffrey Bertelsen
Susan and Robert Berube (Susan, FA'56)
Annette and Robert Bierkamp (Annette, LA'78, GR'90)
Richard Black (FA'57)
Beth and Leland Blackledge (Beth, FA'60)
Diana Blake (FA'63, GR'65)
Camilla Blakeslee (FA'68)
Sally Blount (FA'58)
Thomas and Kerri Blythe (Thomas, BN'91)
Lynne Boldt (AS'92)
Harry Bookey and Pamela Bass-Bookey§±
Craig and Andrea Bovard
Phillip Braun (AS'07)
Gregory and Susan Bridge
Jill and Steve Brimeyer
Dr. Aliana and Jason Britson (Aliana, AS'08)
Mary Brooks (FA'74, GR'79, GR'85)
Joanne Brown (GR'69, GR'80)§
Dr. Gwen Brubaker (GR'68)
Don and Phyllis Bruntlett
Leanne M. Buell (JO'84, GR'86)§
William and Kelly Bump (William, FA'81, LW'84; Kelly, PH'82)
Drs. Frank and Ruth Bures (Frank, FA'65; Ruth, FA'67)
Paul and Colleen Bush (Paul, GR'94; Colleen, FA'83)
Eric Butler (LA'80)
Robert and Dottie Butts
David and Tamara J. Byram Mahl (Tamara, LA'86, FA'86)§
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin P. Callahan (Kevin, FA'75; Karen, LA'77)
Ms. Margaret C. Callahan (JO'79)
Mary and Crom Campbell (Mary, FA'73)
John Canarina
Sandra and Everette Carroll (Sandra, FA'77)
Dr. Roger and Kimberly Ceilley (Kimberly, BN'84)§±
Rebecca Christensen (AS'15)
Kathleen and James Coffin (Kathleen, FA'66)
Mr. James M. Collier (GR'70)§±
Dr. Raymond and Virginia Comstock (Raymond, FA'58, GR'61)
Dwight and Marilyn Conover (Dwight, GR'80)§
Mr. and †Mrs. Willard Conyers
Katherine Cook (AS'14)
George Cordaro (FA'56)
Merri and David Cory (Merri, FA'86)
K. and John Cowley (K., GR'72, GR'79)
Coralee Cox
Jason Crafton (AS'04)
Jolene Crafton (FA'76, GR'90)
Mary Craven (AS'15)
David Crawford (BN'62)§
Ruth Mary and Norton Crowell (Ruth Mary, FA'48)
Emma and Brendan Daily (Emma, AS'09; Brendan, BN'09)
Dr. Randall and Denise Davenport (Randall, FA'61)
Sharon Davenport (LA'64)
Jay A. Davidson and Margie M. Davidson (Jay, ED'70)§±
Richard G. Davidson and Jolly Ann Horton Davidson (Richard, LA'51, LW'54; Jolly Ann, FA'52)
Allan Demorest
Christine Donaghy (FA'03)
Dr. Corey Dossett and Dana Gustafson Dossett (Corey, PH'09, GR'09; Dana, AS'09)
Dr. William Dougherty and Deborah Dougherty§±
Michael and Vicki Dubis
Mr. Edward A. Dziuba (LA'61)
Richard and Sarah Early
Cathy Eddy
Phillip and Peggy Ehm (Phillip, GR'63; Peggy, FA'60)
Linda Eliason (GR'65)
Michael Emerson and Carrie Preston (Michael, FA'76)§±
Mark Engelbrecht
Judith Eschweiler (FA'72)
Jean and Darlene Evers (Jean, FA'51; Darlene, FA'51)
Marilyn H. and Charles E. Farr (Marilyn, GR'66, GR'76)±
Eric Ferring (AS'14)
Alice and Marvin Fintel (Alice, FA'51)
Tom and Marcia Fisher (Marcia, ED'62)
Mary Flansburg (FA'84)
Loretta and Jerry Fleming (Loretta, AS'87)
James Forsell (BN'65)
Ted and Ruth Francis (Ted, FA'75; Ruth, FA'75)
Beverly and James Frank (Beverly, ED'70, GR'86)
Sarah Frank and Jack Balcombe±
Alleen and Jefferson Fraser (Alleen, GR'56)
Leanne Freeman-Miller and Gordon Miller (Leanne, GR'96)
Joel and Julie Friend (Joel, FA'97; Julie, FA'98)
Martha and James Froseth (Martha, FA'59, GR'62)
Michelle Furrow (FA'03)
Richard L. Gabriel and Jill M. Wichlens
Lynn Gagala and John Klima (Lynn, FA'76)
Amy and Reverend Brown Garlock (Amy, '54)
Kathy Gedler
Nancy C. Gephardt (FA'59, GR'60)
Jennifer and Andrew Gervais (Jennifer, GR'94)
Abigail and David Gerzema (Abigail, FA'90)
E. J. Giovannetti
Joy Giudicessi (FA'72)
Margaret and Michael Glasscock (Margaret, FA'72)
Patsy and Dr. Larry Goetz±
Anne Gonzales (FA'68)
Mary Graves (GR'59)
Donald and Audrey Graziano (Donald, FA'70)
Ann and Dr. Fred Green (Ann, FA'63)
Grace Green-Dickerson and Thaine Green (Grace, ED'62, GR'67)
Duane Gregg
Mathew Greiner (FA'98)
Katherine Grevas (LA'79)
Linda Groenendyk (GR'80)
Howard and Katherine Grossman
Mrs. Mary Ellen Hanson (FA'68)
†Jean Smith Hantz (FA'51)§
Karen Hawkins (BN'66)§
Cora C. Hayes (GR'78)±
Mary and Richard Heimbruch (Mary, FA'64)
Carla Herling and Jason Nunemaker (Carla, FA'93, AS'09)
Marcia Langenberg Heronimus (FA'62)
Christine and Dr. Kevin Hibbard (Christine, FA'75)
Rex and Lola Hicks (Rex, FA'54, GR'56)
James and Margot Hinchliff (James, FA'62)
Renee Hirsch (FA'74)
Jacque Hoch (ED'75)
Karla and Gary Hoffman (Karla, FA'61)
Griffin Hoffmann (AS'10)
Don and Ginger Ireland-Schunicht
Lynese and Brian Isom (Lynese, FA'85)
Terrance Jackson (FA'62)
Joshua Janetzke-Meiner and Michael Greene-Meiner (Joshua, AS'96)
Michael and Christine Janove (Michael, FA'71)
Richard and Terri Jedlicka
Susan and Norm Jensen (Susan, FA'58)
Susan Johnson (FA'74)
Michael Jones (FA'86, GR'92)
Dr. Wayne Kallstrom (FA'66)
Diane Kasdorf (FA'50)
Karen and Scott Keim (Karen, FA'83)
Winifred M. Kelley§
Suzanne Todd Kendig (FA'61)
†Lonny and Paula Kerman (Lonny, ED'74; Paula, FA'75)
Chris Killough (BN'84)
Mary Ellen and Dr. Jim Kimball (Mary Ellen, GR'89)
Gerald and Sandra Kinney (Gerald, FA'53, GR'61)
Patrick and Ann Kitchen (Patrick, BN'88, GR'89; Ann, FA'88)§
Mr. John G. Kleine and Mrs. Susan F. Kleine (John, LA'64; Susan, LA'64)§
Alexander Kleiner Jr. and Mary Kleiner (Mary, FA'85)
Linda Knodle (JO'64)
Betty Koch (FA'51)
David and Tiffany Krcil (David, AS'05; Tiffany, AS'07)
Kelly Kretschmer (AS'12)
Mark and Debra Kretschmer
Jon Krieg and Patricia McKee
Joan and William Kuhns (Joan, FA'48)
John Kyd
Douglas Lampe and Jennifer Gerrish-Lampe (Douglas, BN'87; Jennifer, AS'94, LW'96)±
Robert and E. Jane LaPella (Robert, FA'53, GR'54)
David Leaming (LA'85)
Joseph Lenz and Andrea Charlow§
James and Margaret Leonardo (James, LA'66; Margaret, FA'69, GR'76)
Drs. Lisa Leonhart-Lin and Michael Lin (Lisa, AS'90, FA'90)
Ms. Babs Lieberman ('52)
Rachael Lindhart (FA'64)
Carolyn and Steven Looney (Carolyn, FA'73, GR'00)
Jeffrey and Erin Lorenzen (Jeffrey, GR'89; Erin, GR'97)
James and Karel Lowery
Jeffrey Lowry (AS'88)
Rich and Diane Luze (Rich, LA'65)§
Nancy Lyons ('54)
The Honorable Ellen L. Maas Pratt and Leonard W. Pratt (Ellen, LA'78)
Linda Grosland Mabry (FA'68, GR'70)
Craig A. and Ellen Mandel (Craig, LA'66, PH'69)§
Joan Mannheimer (ED'48, GR'66)
William Manning (FA'54, GR'57)
Sharon and Don Marek (Sharon, FA'73)
Dr. Edward Markward and Diana McVey (Edward, FA'66, GR'68)
Sandy Marshall II (AS'96)§
Myron and Shirley Marty§
Lloyd Matheson (FA'65)
Marilyn and Myron Maurer (Marilyn, FA'80)§
President Emeritus David and Madeleine Maxwell§±
Richard and Donita McCoy (Richard, FA'60, GR'61)
Terri and Alan McGaffin (Terri, FA'79)
Elizabeth McGraw (FA'60)
Nancy and Randy McGuire (Nancy, GR'97)
Howard and Beatrice McKindra
Mr. Fred McNee and Mrs. Kathy McNee (Fred, LW'69; Kathy, FA'68)§
Thomas Mease (FA'84)
Patricia and Lothar Meisel (Patricia, FA'59, GR'60)
Alinda and Edward Michael (Alinda, GR'70)
Ann and Brent Michelson (Ann, LW'84)
Tod W. Milam and Linda R. Delaney Milam (Tod, AS'88; Linda, AS'88)§
Virginia and Ralph Miller (Virginia, FA'85)
Sterling Mische (GR'52)
Carol Molison (FA'53)
Charlotte Morgan (FA'58)
Paul and Gloria Morris
Dr. Donald J. Morrison and Mary E. Nelson Morrison (Donald, LA'64; Mary, FA'58, GR'68)
Mr. Mark S. Movic and Ms. Susan H. Skinner (Mark, BN'77)§±
Carylann Mucha§
John and Carol Murphy (John, FA'60; Carol, FA'61)
Sarah J. Needham (GR'46)
Pamela Neubauer (AS'10)
Darwin and Judith Newcom
Andy and Barb Nish
Lisa and Steven Noble (Lisa, BN'85)
Pamela and Arthur Nolting (Pamela, FA'70)±
Doris J. Nothnagel (FA'61, GR'65)
Tamra Novinska (AS'10)
Rosalee Oakley and W. Oakley Jr. (Rosalee, FA'59)
Cynthia O'Brien and Mike Fitzpatrick (Cynthia, FA'83)§±
Cleojean Olson (LA'52)§
Susan Olson (FA'64)
Clarence Padilla
Mr. and Mrs. James F. Paulsen§
Alayna Perry (FA'55)
Cheryl and David Perry (Cheryl, FA'68)
Dan and Julia Peterson (Dan, GR'73)
Daniel B. and Melanie A. Peterson (Daniel, BN'83)±
Sue and Jim Peterson
Jeff and Joanie Phillips (Joanie, AS'88, AS'90)§
Joseph Piearson (JO'08)
Lawrence Pincsak and Joanne Zienty
Lowell E. Plavec (LA'70)±
Anastasia Polydoran (GR'76)
Andrew Poppen (AS'10)
Joel and Josefa Poppen
Judith and Clyde Prier (Judith, ED'72)
Jane and Ronald Prinn (Jane, LA'68)
Dr. Stephen and Anne Quinlan
Deborah Reiter (LA'79, GR'83)
Judith and Al Rellstab (Judith, FA'63)
Cherie A. Richardson (FA'86)§
Marjorie and Charles Ringwalt (Marjorie, '56)
Mr. George Robbins and Mrs. Linda Robbins (Linda, FA'70, GR'85)
Christopher Roberts
Richard Robertson (JO'72)
†Beverly Robinson
Timothy Robson (FA'74)§
Brenda Rodriguez
Alice Rohdy ('56)
David and Jen Roszak (David, GR'12)
Nicholas Roth and Joe Freund
Janice Rubens (FA'65)
Mr. Charles Ruckstaetter and Mrs. Kristi Ruckstaetter (Charles, BN'77; Kristi, FA'76)
Holli and Dr. Bill Safley (Holli, FA'74)
Dr. Mark and Rosemarie Sand (Mark, LA'80; Rosemarie, FA'80)
Bob Scarborough (BN'52)§
John and Victoria Schmitt
Craig and Kimberly Shadur
Barbara Shelby (FA'55, FA'60)
†Nicholas Shelby (FA'57, GR'58)
Mr. Eugene F. Shewmaker ('44)§
Sheryl and Laurence Shohet (Sheryl, FA'78)
Cheryl and Wesley Siebrass (Cheryl, FA'77, GR'95)
†Louis E. and A. Joyce Smith (Louis, BN'51, GR'53; Joyce, ED'55, GR'81)§
John and Mary Kay Smith (John, AS'92, GR'00; Mary Kay, FA'91, GR'07)§±
Bob and †Jeannie Snyder (Bob, BN'55, LW'59; Jeannie, ED'57)
Nancy Snyder (ED'72, GR'75)§
William Solawetz
Joyce and Laird Spaulding (Joyce, FA'58)
John and Peggy Stansberry (John, FA'72; Peggy, LA'71)
Dr. William and Ruth Staplin (William, AS'92; Ruth, BN'89, GR'99)
Sharon Stephens and Thomas Keiss
Marna Stevens ('59)
Marnie Strate (AS'08)
Richard and Jane Strike
Sara E. Sutton, D.O. (LA'58, GR'90)
Socorro and Donald Swanson
Joyce and Ben Swartz (Ben, LA'55)§
Cheryl and Stephen Sypal (Cheryl, AS'87)±
Sandy Johnson Tatge and Bob Tatge (Sandy, FA'69; Bob, BN'68)§±
Harold and Joyce Templeman (Joyce, GR'64)
Bruce and Kathie Tenner (Bruce, BN'59; Kathie, ED'60)§
Robert Thelen (GR'73)
Karen Peterson Thielman (FA'82) and Christopher Thielman±
Virginia Thomas ('67)
Bruce D. and Janice Estrem Thorsen (Bruce, JO'70; Janice, FA'69)§
Barbara and Mark Traxler
Mrs. Patricia B. Trump (FA'74, GR'87)§±
Kelsey Tyler (AS'15)§
Larry and Pam Van Alstine (Larry, LA'67; Pam, FA'69)
Bruce and Joyce Vandegrift
Mark Vandehaar (FA'01)
Mary Voss ('55)
Elwin Waggoner (FA'63, GR'65)
Lois Wannamaker (LA'74)
Frank and Juliana Ward (Frank, PH'67; Juliana, FA'67)
Kay Ward (FA'57, GR'77)
Diane and William Watts (Diane, FA'75)
Jonathan and Emily Weaver (Jonathan, GR'09)§
Patricia Westphal
Dolores Willemsen (LA'81)
Justin and Jennifer Williams (Justin, AS'04, GR'08; Jennifer, FA'02)
Dr. Max and Janet Williams
Robert and Jean Williams (Robert, LW'67)
Mike Williamson and Stacey Hoppe (Mike, AS'98; Stacey, JO'98)§
Jay and Carole Wilsker (Jay, LA'51)§
Joel K. Wolfson (FA'59)
Dr. and Mrs. David W. Wright (David, BN'77)§±
Sue Wright§±
Ralph Wynant III
Ms. Jennifer M. Zimmerman (PH'93)
Larry Zirbel and Ann Carson (Larry, FA'56)

Friends of Drake Arts

Corporate, Foundations, and Other Organizations

Adams Revocable Living Trust
Alice Fintel Revocable Trust
Betty J. Debban Trust
The Coffin Trust
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines§±


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July 24, 2017
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