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2017-18 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, 2017 – June 30, 2018

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

 Anonymous (6)
Dr. Donald V. and Carol A. Adams§±
Mary Ellen Alt (FA'60)
LaVerne and Maxine Anderson
Mertze Anderson (LA'80)§
Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd E. Anderson II (Sigurd, LA'55)§
Jane A. Andrew§
† Jack Balcombe§
Judy Barrick (FA'66)
Theodore Bartemes (AS'14)
Wayne and Delores Bauman (Wayne, LA'74, GR'82)
Richard Beatty (LA'81)
Aimee Beckmann-Collier
Adam and Aimee Beilgard (Adam, AS'04; Aimee, AS'03)
Richard and Rita Benson (Richard, '60; Rita, FA'60)
Eric and Molly Bertch (Eric, BN'04)§
Jeffrey Bertelsen
Tricia and Rod Biensen (Tricia, AS'00)
Annette and Robert Bierkamp (Annette, LA'78, GR'90)
Beth and Leland Blackledge (Beth, FA'60)
Camilla Blakeslee (FA'68)
Sally Blount (FA'58)
Lynne Boldt (AS'92)
Harry Bookey and Pamela Bass-Bookey§
Sarah and Leland Bowie (Sarah, FA'63, GR'64)
Phillip Braun (AS'07)
Stanley Brewer and Susan Jacobi
Gregory and Susan Bridge
Steve and Jill Brimeyer (Jill, GR'18)
Mary Brooks (FA'74, GR'79, GR'85)§
Joanne Brown (GR'69, GR'80)§±
Dr. Gwen Brubaker (GR'68)
Douglas G. and Mary Kay Bruce (Douglas, BN'72, GR'89)§
Leanne M. Buell (JO'84, GR'86)§
Drs. Frank and Ruth Bures (Frank, FA'65; Ruth, FA'67)
Catherine and Craig Burkhart (Catherine, AS'95)
Paul and Colleen Bush (Paul, GR'94; Colleen, FA'83)
Eric Butler (LA'80)
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
Christine and Ted Cannon (Christine, ED'83)
Nancy Clare Caponi (FA'84)
Sandra and Everette Carroll (Sandra, FA'77)
James and Dr. Michele Catellier
Brad and Emily Chafa (Brad, BN'83; Emily, LA'82)
Barry and Suzanne Chavin
Joel Chirhart (AS'96)
Craig and Ann Clark (Craig, FA'65, GR'68; Ann, FA'67)
Kathleen and James Coffin (Kathleen, FA'66)
Mr. James M. Collier (GR'70)§
Dwight and Marilyn Conover (Dwight, GR'80)§
John and Barbara Cortesio
Merri and David Cory (Merri, FA'86)
Jolene Crafton (FA'76, GR'90)
David Crawford (BN'62)§
Kevin Croft and Jill Kopecky (Kevin, BN'89, GR'95; Jill, AS'90, GR'91)§
Ruth Mary and Norton Crowell (Ruth Mary, FA'48)
Olivia Curti (AS'15)
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)§
Janet and Daniel Davies (Janet, FA'62, GR'65)
Donna Davilla (FA'70, GR'72)
Morgan DeBoest (JO'15)
Mark and Jill Decker (Mark, PH'88; Jill, PH'89)
Allan Demorest
Julie and Don Dickinson (Julie, FA'61)
Ethelee Dixon ('54)
Dr. Corey and Dana 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)
Cathy Eddy
Diane Eddy-Davies (FA'68)
Mark Engelbrecht
Steve and Nancy Erickson (Steve, FA'74; Nancy, FA'75)
Judith Eschweiler (FA'72)
Alice and Marvin Fintel (Alice, FA'51)
Tom and Marcia Fisher (Marcia, ED'62)
Dr. Marshall and Judith Flapan (Marshall, LA'59; Judith, FA'86)§±
James Forsell (BN'65)
Diane Foss and Michael Miller (Diane, LA'75, GR'77)
Ricci and Susan Frambach (Ricci, FA'76)
Ted and Ruth Francis (Ted, FA'75; Ruth, FA'75)
Beverly and James Frank (Beverly, ED'70, GR'86)
Sarah Frank§
Katie Fries (AS'16)
Dr. Joel and Shayla From (Joel, '76)
Richard L. Gabriel and Jill M. Wichlens
Katherine and Joseph Gaglione (Katherine, AS'88)
Professor Benjamin Gardner
Patricia Gee (FA'62)
Nancy C. Gephardt (FA'59, GR'60)
Abigail and David Gerzema (Abigail, AS'90)
E. J. Giovannetti
Nella Hundling Girolo (FA'60, GR'64)
Joy Giudicessi (FA'72)
Margaret and Michael Glasscock (Margaret, FA'72)
Vicki Goldsmith
Ann and Dr. Fred Green (Ann, FA'63)
Grace Green-Dickerson and Thaine Green (Grace, ED'62, GR'67)
Duane Gregg
Howard and Katherine Grossman
Berneil and Walter Hanson (Berneil, GR'58)
Lon Harding and Tonia Otten-Harding (Lon, FA'73)
Mary Havlik-Jergens and John Jergens (Mary, AS'89)§
Kirk and Julia Hayes (Kirk, LA'58; Julia, '58)§±
Mary and Richard Heimbruch (Mary, FA'64)
Professor Sandra and James Henry (Sandra, JO'88)
Carla Herling and Jason Nunemaker (Carla, AS'93, AS'09)
Howard and Michele Herman
Marcia Langenberg Heronimus (FA'62)
Christine and Dr. Kevin Hibbard (Christine, FA'75)
Jacque Hoch (ED'75)
Karla and Gary Hoffman (Karla, FA'61)
Griffin Hoffmann (AS'10)
Charles and Patricia Hutchins
Lynese and Brian Isom (Lynese, FA'85)
Aaron and Hillory Jaco (Aaron, AS'07, JO'07, GR'14)
Nathan Jacobson (AS'17)
Joan Jamison (FA'59, GR'88)
Joshua Janetzke-Meiner and Michael Greene-Meiner (Joshua, AS'96)
Michael and Christine Janove (Michael, FA'71)
Dr. Todd Janus, MD and Peggy Janus (Todd, LA'77)
Susan and Norm Jensen (Susan, FA'58)
Brian Kalina (AS'14)
Diane Kasdorf (FA'50)
Suzanne Todd Kendig (FA'61)
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, AS'88)§
Alexander Kleiner Jr. and Mary Kleiner (Mary, FA'85)
Linda Knodle (JO'64)
Betty Koch (FA'51)
Brent and Karen Kowalsky (Brent, GR'93)
Charlotte Krebs (FA'68)
Kathleen Kreminski (FA'72)
Mark and Debra Kretschmer
Teresa Lamair-Jenson (GR'87)
Douglas Lampe and Jennifer Gerrish-Lampe (Douglas, BN'87; Jennifer, AS'94, LW'96)§
David Leaming (LA'85)
Gary and Mary Lemons§
Dean Joseph Lenz and Professor Andrea Charlow§
Jack Leonard (FA'80)
Drs. Lisa Leonhart-Lin and Michael Lin (Lisa, AS'90)
Caroline W. Levine
Rachael Lindhart (FA'64)
Carolyn and Steven Looney (Carolyn, FA'73, GR'00)
Linda and Dr. Wayne Lueders (Linda, GR'81)
Rich and Diane Luze (Rich, LA'65)§
Nancy Lyons ('54)
The Honorable Ellen L. Maas Pratt and Leonard W. Pratt (Ellen, LA'78)
James and Linda Mabry (Linda, FA'68, GR'70)
Harriet S. Macomber in memory of J. Locke Macomber (LW'48)
Linda Madden (LA'68)
Dr. Edward Markward and Diana McVey (Edward, FA'66, GR'68)
Myron and Shirley Marty§
Myron and Marilyn Maurer (Marilyn, FA'80)§
Nancy and Randy McGuire (Nancy, GR'97)
Howard and Beatrice McKindra
Patricia and Lothar Meisel (Patricia, FA'59, GR'60)
John and Marcia Metzger§
Eric and Brenda Meyer
Alinda and Edward Michael (Alinda, GR'70)
Tod W. Milam and Linda R. Delaney Milam (Tod, AS'88; Linda, AS'88)§
Judith and Thomas Miller (Judith, FA'86)
Ms. Judith Milligan (FA'68)§
Dr. Jennifer Miner (PH'08)
Sterling Mische (GR'52)
Amy and Martin Mohrfeld (Amy, LA'83)
Carol Molison (FA'53)
Akira and Maryann Mori
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)§
John and Carol Murphy (John, FA'60; Carol, FA'61)
Norma Jane Needham (FA'46, GR'69)
Sarah J. Needham (GR'46)§
Eric Neeley and Laura Krossner (Eric, AS'08; Laura, AS'10)
Craig and Pamela Nelson (Craig, AS'08; Pamela, AS'10)
Darwin and Judith Newcom
Karen Nicholson
Andy and Barb Nish
Lisa and Steven Noble (Lisa, BN'85)
Pamela and Arthur Nolting (Pamela, FA'70)
Rosalee Oakley and W. Oakley Jr. (Rosalee, FA'59)
Cynthia O'Brien and Mike Fitzpatrick (Cynthia, FA'83)§
Susan Odem (GR'95)
A. Loran Olsen (GR'55)
Cleojean Olson (LA'52)§
Lynn Padellford (ED'65, GR'69, GR'72)
Clarence Padilla§
Beth and David Pargulski (Beth, JO'89; David, JO'89, LW'95)
Gary and Kristin Parker (Gary, JO'89)
Mr. and Mrs. James F. Paulsen§
Danielle Peters (AS'16)
Daniel B. and Melanie A. Peterson (Daniel, BN'83)§
Jeff and Joanie Phillips (Joanie, AS'88, AS'90)§
Lowell E. Plavec (LA'70)§±
Tyler Poirier (AS'17)
Anastasia Polydoran (GR'76)
Andrew Poppen (AS'10)
Sandra and W. Paul Prendergast (Sandra, FA'67, GR'91)
Richard Priest Jr. and Leslie Wilkins (Richard, LW'80)
Jane and Ronald Prinn (Jane, LA'68)
Kevin and Julia Purscell
Timothy Rater (AS'97, BN'97)
Judith and Al Rellstab (Judith, FA'63)
Patricia Reynoldson
Marjorie and Charles Ringwalt (Marjorie, '56)
Timothy Robson (FA'74)
Holli and Dr. Bill Safley (Holli, FA'74)
Dr. Mark and Rosemarie Sand (Mark, LA'80; Rosemarie, FA'80)
Violet Saylor (AS'16)
Bob Scarborough (BN'52)§
Martha and James Schaer (Martha, GR'91)
Craig and Kimberly Shadur
Linda and Melvin Shivvers (Linda, GR'79)
Sheryl and Laurence Shohet (Sheryl, FA'78)
Cheryl and Wesley Siebrass (Cheryl, FA'77, GR'95)
Lyle L. Simpson (LA'60, LW'63)§
Sue and Jerry Slater (Sue, FA'58, GR'64)
Cora Jane Sly
John and Mary Kay Smith (John, AS'92, GR'00; Mary Kay, AS'91, GR'07)§±
Thad Smull
William Solawetz
Margaret Sparks (LA'49)
Zachary Spielberger (BN'18)
Sandra J. Reed in memory of Jules Kirschenbaum (Sandra, AS'88)
Peggy Stansberry (LA'71)
Dr. William and Ruth Staplin (William, AS'92; Ruth, BN'89, GR'99)
Marna Stevens ('59)
Nancy Stillians (FA'52)
Marnie Strate (AS'08)
Dr. Carl and Phyllis Suchar (Carl, LA'74)§±
Joyce and Ben Swartz (Ben, LA'55)§
Raymond Szull Jr. (LA'83)
Sandy Johnson Tatge and Bob Tatge (Sandy, FA'69; Bob, BN'68)§±
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)§
Bruce and Sharon Tinsman
Mark and Barbara Traxler
Debra and Randall Trembly (Debra, JO'77)
Mrs. Patricia B. Trump (FA'74, GR'87)§
Kelsey Tyler (AS'15)§
Chris and Vivian Van Vleet
Bruce and Joyce Vandegrift
Mark Vandehaar (AS'01)
Patrick and Annette Verdun (Patrick, PH'84; Annette, FA'85)§±
Mary Voss ('55)§
Richard Voss Jr. and Constance Voss
Elwin Waggoner (FA'63, GR'65)
Mary Jane Zaharris Waite (FA'53, GR'64)
J. Michael Walag (FA'73)
Emily Walton (AS'17)
Lois Wannamaker (LA'74)
Frank and Juliana Ward (Frank, PH'67; Juliana, FA'67)
Kay Ward (FA'57, GR'77)
Jonathan and Emily Weaver (Jonathan, GR'09)§
Patricia Westphal
Dolores Willemsen (LA'81)
Professor Jim and Mary Williams (Jim, FA'64)
Justin and Jennifer Williams (Justin, AS'04, GR'08; Jennifer, AS'02)
Robert and Jean Williams (Robert, LW'67)
Mike Williamson and Stacey Hoppe (Mike, AS'98; Stacey, JO'98)§
Joel K. Wolfson (FA'59)
Dr. and Mrs. David W. Wright (David, BN'77)§±
Sue Wright§±
Ralph Wynant III
Warren Young (AS'96)
Ms. Zoula P. Zein-Eldin (LA'48)§
Ann and Albert Zimmerman (Ann, FA'60)
Ms. Jennifer M. Zimmerman (PH'93)
Larry Zirbel and Ann Carson (Larry, FA'56)

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Charlotte A. Krebs Living Trust
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Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Davies Communications, Inc.
Duane L. Gregg 1989 Revocable Trust
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The Green Family 1994 Revocable Trust
Mary G. Campbell Revocable Trust
Milton and Joanne Brown Charitable Foundation
O'Brien-Fitzpatrick Family Foundation
Pamela Bass-Bookey & Harry Bookey Charitable Foundation§
Ralph and Sylvia G Green Foundation§
Schwab Charitable Fund
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