Donors Leading the Way

Updated 1-21-2021

Epic Giving Society

($1,000,000 and above)

The L. E. Phillips
Family Foundation

Legend Giving Society


Saga Giving Society


Opus Giving Society


Dr. Louis G. Arnold
Judge Thomas and Jill Barland, in memory of John C. Barland, a member of the first Eau Claire Library Board
Charter Bank
Connie and Pat Ulrich Testamentary Trust
Don and Leatrice Mathison
Kwik Trip, Inc.
Lasker Jewelers
Otto Bremer Trust
Jerry and Heidi Atkins Shea
Roberta Vance
Anonymous Donor

Chronicle Giving Society


David and Natasha Durnick
Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
Mark and Lois Helland
J.B. 2021
Amy and Cam Kalmon, in celebration of our mothers Janet A. Zais and Laura M. Kalmon
MJO Family
Samir and Jennifer Murty
Charles and Helen Nordstrom
Orgel Wealth Associates
Wipfli LLP
Anonymous Donor

Novel Giving Society


Janet Barland
Dick Cable
Crescendo Fundraising Professionals, LLC
Tom and Libby Gillett
Ed and Beth Hicks
The Kiwanis Clubs of Eau Claire
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Agency Fund
Brian F. and Mildred N. Larson
Keith and Alison Martin
Rick and Carol Olson
Tim and Carol Olson
Gary and Margaret Pesicka
Pat and Sue Quinn
Susan and Roger Tietz
John Urice and Penelope Kolloff
Wildenberg Family (Joe, Catherine, Andrew, Bob, and Janine)
WIN Tech

Treatise Giving Society


Lloyd and Pat Everhart
Dr. Mark Gideonsen and Dr. Jennifer Eddy
Tess T. Goodwin
Dick and Karen Hebert
Jose and Zaida Ortiz
Eric and Arwen Rasmussen
Paula Utphall, in honor of children

Sonnet Giving Society


Emily Barnes and Brett Schroedel
Lopa Basu
Amy Benson
William and Beth Blackburn
Boxx Sanitation, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Rusty and Ann Brand
Susan J. Bruce, in memory of Robert L. Bruce
Nickolas and Regina Butler
Susan Carroll
Richard and Susan Cochrane
Carlyn Conway, in memory of William Conway
Mark and Susan Edstrom
Robert and Melissa Eierman
Bill and Carol Gabler
Richard and Gail Halmstad
Herb and Mary Ann Hardebeck
Michael and Diane Hoadley
Bernard and Karla Hoefgen
Rich and Patty Horecki
Steve and Eileen Immerman
Claire and Marjorie Johnson
Steve and Brenda Johnson
Dr. Steven and Mary Kapla
Kelly and Deborah Kavanagh
Dr. Ronald and Patricia Lange
Barbara Lee
John and Jane Lokken
Sherry Macaul
Gregg and Emily Moore
Dr. William and Kathleen Morin
David and Janna Morley
Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Joyce Motto
Vinay and Angela Nijhawan
Michael and Martha O’Halloran
Larry and Marie Past
Dr. Morris Pasternack and Mrs. Shelley Fredson
William and Barbara Pearson
Janney Randall, in honor of Grant Maierhofer
Roger and Carol Resar
Dr. David Schifeling and Dr. Joan Hamblin
Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets
Cindy L. Schlosser and Paul Wagner
Dr. Katherine Schneider
Ron and Susan Candis Seningen
John and Lynnette Stoneberg
Cathy Sultan
Roger and Mary Tlusty
Paul and Cheri Weinke
WNB Financial
Becky and Dave Wood
Anonymous Donors

Essay Giving Society


Steve and Ellen Anderson
Sharon Asselin
Mark and Kathleen Attermeier, in memory of Barbara and Ivy McNaughton
Andy and Lael Bagnall
Justin and Nicole Baker
David and Gail Barnes
Dr. Bruce and Barb Bayley
Tina and Tony Bourget
Julia Browne and David Johnson
Greg and Teresa Burnett
Anna Cardarella
Michael and Carolyn Carlson
Casey’s General Store
William and Beverly Childs
Christianson & Freund, LLC
Jill Christopherson, in honor of My friends in the Sharing Group
Sally A. Webb, PhD
Cohen Law Offices, L.L.C.
Harder Colvin Family
Richard and Amelia Daniels
Dr. Donn and Kristen Dexter
Donnellan Real Estate
Mrs. Janet Driever
Dick and Kitty Duplessie
Eau Claire Anesthesiologists
Eau Claire Area Retired Educators
Cody and Molly Filipczak Family Fund, a Fund of the Eau Claire Community Foundation
Stephen and Kelly Endres
Phillip and Barbara Fey
Thomas and Monika Fiedler
Brady and Jeanne Foust
Dr. Lou and Janet Frase
John and Kendra Goodman
Jim and Lynn Gullicksrud
Jeff and Karla Halloin
Kyran and Sadie Hamill Family
Elizabeth Hanson and Richard Kraemer
Phil and Jan Happe
Holly Hart
Peter and Rachel Hart-Brinson
Tony, Kimberly, Whitney and Danica Hennings
Lang and Holli Jacobson
Jamf Nation Global Foundation
Al and Peggy Jones, in honor of our grandchildren
Paul Kaldjian and Meg Nord
Will and Caroline Karls
John Kinney, in memory of Carol Kinney
Nana and PapaDaniel, Kacy, Kali, Westley, Joshua, Ethan, and any future grandbabies
Susan and Raymond Koch
Alvin and Marcia Lechleitner
Richard and Joanne Linden
Emily and Derek Lindholm
Caryn Linn
Dianne C. Lueder
Patrick and Ruth Ann Macken
William and Laura McCullough
Robert and Mary McDougall
Susan McLeod
Marjorie K. McManus
The Meeks Family

Nick and Sally Meyer
Thomas Misfeldt and Lisa Stark
Annie and Jack Misurek
Angela and Carl Mothes
John and Meri-Jo Mueller
Marlin and Lois Mueller
Donald Mowry and Martha Munger
Shaughnessy and Katie Murphy
Linda and Scott Nicastro
Ned and Terri Noel
Tim and Terri Nordin
North Country PPC, LLC
Robert Noyce
Oakleaf Surgical Hospital
Stacey and Tim O’Brien
Becky and Jeremy Ostedt
Karen Overhulser
Robert and Juanita Peck
Gregory and Jeanne Peterson
Poquette, Donnellan & Schlewitz Law, LLC
John and Sharon Price, in memory of Nona Hanson
David and Cindy Rasmussen
Jordan and Jessica Reed and Family, in honor of Annamae Reed
Ben and Courtney Reich
Barry and Pam Rhodes
Tom and Susan Rusboldt
Mary Ryan-Miller and Thomas Miller
Larry Sagen, in memory of Jeremy P. Sagen
John and Tami Satre
Jane W. Schley
Security Financial Bank
Flo Sheridan
Dan and Judy Shuck
Lissa and Thomas Siedow
Kaia L. Simon
Richard Smith and Pat McKearn
Dorothy Sorlie and James Urness, in memory of Tom Atkinson. “Well done, my son.”
Dr. Jeff and Missy Stepanek
Michael and Robin Stoessel
Dr. James and Karen Storlie
Robin Swain and Donald Baughman
The Terrence and Carol Grimm Fund, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Cheryl Thiede
Jon Thorpe and Suzette Peltier, in memory of Dr. Sarah Burgess
Judy Tulgren
Volume One
Steven and Suzanne Waldusky
Sally A. Webb PhD
Jonathan and Jennifer Webb
Donald and Kathleen Weber
Brenda Weisenbeck
Frederick Wesner , in honor of Monica Donnellan
Pamela and Mike Westby
Annis and Mark Williams
Don and Jan Wisner
Xcel Energy
Dr. Blenda Yun and Lane Biggs, in memory of Dr. Sarah Burgess
Keith and Debra Zehms
Wayne and Cecelia Zorn, in memory of Anthony T. Nowak
Anonymous Donors

We are also grateful to the rest of our Story Builder donors!

Nate and Linda Aaseng
Charles and JoAnn Adams
Becky Adamski Krische
Ed and Carla Ahneman
Richard and Sharon Alfuth
Carol Allen, in memory of Dr. Robert S. Fraser
Thomas and Carol Allen, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Jennifer Amundson
Clennan and Judy Anderson
David and Joyce K. Anderson
Emily Anderson
John and Kathleen Anderson
Natalie E. Andrews
Michael and Louise Armstrong
Dave and Bess Arneson, in honor of Deb and Peter Newman and family
Dave and Bess Arneson, in honor of Jeane and John Hepfler
Dave and Bess Arneson, in honor of Mary and Mike Erickson and family
Barbara E. Arnold, in honor of all the teachers and the children they have taught in the Chippewa Valley
John and Lisa Ausman
Bob and Sandy Ayres
Roxanne Backowski and Jeff Thielen
Juliana Baker
Karen and Mike Baker, in memory of Marianne M. Johnson
Raivo Balciunas and Therese Melcher
Ted and Kathy Balcom, in memory of William D. Balcom and Dorothy S. Balcom
Mary Bandish
Joanne Barden
Tom and Jill Barland, in memory of Donna Odonovich
Barry and Miranda Bauer
The Bauer family
Brenda M. Becker, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Nancy Becker
Edward and Jacqueline Belka, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Steve and Julie Betchkal
Bill Clouse and Katie Ritland Clouse, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Denise Black, in memory of Patrick Black
Denise Black, in honor of Allison Black
Mark and Emily Blaskey
Don and Kim Bodeau, in memory of David Bodeau
Paul and Ginny Bonstrom
Arch Boudros
Paul Bowman, in memory of Shelly Bowman
Alan and Brenda Braaten, in memory of Rachel Braaten Studt
Joy A. Braaten, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Sparks Brady Family
Don and Sarah Bredle
Jay and Mikki Brettingen , in honor of Bill and Sharon Schulte
Richard and Rebecca Briggs, in memory of Janet Zais
Brisbin-Whitcombe Family, in honor of Tanit Whitcombe
Sharon Bucklew
Patricia Bunk
John and Nancee Burbank
Linda Burns
Fritz and Marilyn Bushendorf
Jack Bushnell and Jenny Shaddock
Nancy Rae Buss, in memory of Rachel Studt
Terry Austin Butler
Donald and Darlene Campbell
Tim Candell in memory of Beth Candell, in memory of Beth Candell
Susan J. Carey
Kurt and Ruth Carlson
Carter family
Margaret Cassidy and Bruce Warren
David and Eileen Cattau
Bill and Mary Cayley
Katie Christian
Michael E. Christopherson and Debra J. Larson Christopherson
Chris Clark
Eau Claire Kivas
Nancy and Matt Coffey
Paul Cook
Jeanne Cooper
Reginald Cosiquien
Neal Crawford
Sandra Cress
Tyler Thomas Crogg, in honor of Mary Fandel
Ruth Cronje
Ruth Crouse
Sharon Daniels
Linda and Brian Danielson
Marcia Danzinger, in memory of Rachel Studt
Amanda and Steven Davenport
Sheila David
Susan June DeBolt
Jane Deinhammer, in memory of marian feck
Hal and Karen Delaney
Terry and Michelle Demars
Rebecca Ann Demuth, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Michael and Constance Dernbach
Brady and Callie Didion
Michael and Regina Dodge
Monica Donnellan
Ellen Dovre, in memory of Rachel Studt
Chad Drier
Pat Couture and Kia Xiong-Yang
Natalie, Lauren, and Rachel Eierman, in honor of Robert J Eierman
Leonard Ezenagu , in memory of Dr. Sarah Burgess
Judy Fadness, in memory of Janet Zais
Arvid and Dianne Faldet, in memory of Rachel Braaten Studt
Ellen and Doug Faulkner
Michael Felton
Craig and Sarah Fladten
JoAnn Forster, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Dianne Fossum
Susan Frank
Nancy Frazier, in honor of Kathy Goss
Allison Freese, in memory of Marian Roth
Kathryn M. Freitag
Ray and Sarah French
Jonathan Fretheim
Sarah Gauch
George and Lynne McLeod, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
James and Linda Geraghty
David and Christine Gessner
Margaret Giles and Emma Hennek, in memory of Rachel Braaten Studt
Jeffrey and Lisa Goetz
Scott and Karen Goldbeck
Janet L. Goodwin
Kathy Goss, in memory of Ruth and Fred Steinke
Kathy Goss, in memory of Donald Goss
Roger and Jenny Gostomski
Robert and Deborah Gough
Jeremy Gragert
Corinne Gransee Paral
Larry and Pat Griffin
James Grimm, in memory of Rachel Studt
Joni Grove
Joni Grove, in honor of Leah Grove
Mary Gullicksrud, in honor of Miles and Marshall Meeks
Marcia Gurgel
Gerald and Cynthia Halfen
Susan Halseth
Christine Hambuch-Boyle
Marjorie and James Hanegraaf
Hon. Sarah and Kirby Harless
Ellen and Jeffrey Harris, in memory of Joan Harris
Dustin and Tessa Haugle
Lindsey Havertape
Hawks Quindel , in memory of Rachel E. Studt
James and Kristin Haworth
Dennis and Mary Hayden
Frederick and Cheryl Heffling
Staci Heidtke
Greg and Carolyn Helgeson
Doris M. Hennig, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Lorraine Henning
Jeff and Patty Henry
Jeane M. Hepfler
Eileen Hess, in memory of Jack Stromwall
Ann Heywood and Gene Stanley
Erik and Kimberly Hill Phelps
Prevea Occupational Medicine, in memory of Rachel Studt
Kate Hinnant and Stacy Thompson
Barb and Bruce Hinz, in honor of Amani and Acacia
Karen and Tim Hirsch
James and Laurie Hittman, in memory of Ray and Mary Hittman
Dr. Mark and Marti Hofer
Lee and Sally Hofer
Mark and Marti Hofer, in memory of Rachel Studt
Sherry Hoff
Jamie and Harrison Hoffman
David D. Hogue
The Hollars Family
Amy L. Holzem
Earl and Dorothy Holzman
Ron and Ellen Hon
Tom and Mary Huffcutt
Kelly Hughes
Bob Gretchen and Hannah Hutterli Erffmeyer, in honor of Rachel Studt
Andy and Susan Israel, in memory of Rachel Studt
Andy and Susan Israel, in honor of Sofia June Livermore
Mari Jackson
Kurt Jacobson, in memory of Rachel Studt
Sandra Jacobson, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Sandra Jacobson
Ann Ryan Richard and Nancy Miller
John and Kristin Hemstock, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Candace and Stephen Johnson
Jerry and Jane Johnson
Rachel Johnson
Tami Joles
Jonathan and Ann Roe, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Steven and Anne Josephson
James and Ann Julsrud
Carol Kading
The Kampf Family
Mary Karker, in memory of Rachel Studt
Mary Karker
Tari Kennedy
Margo and Keith Keys
Pat Couture and Kia Xiong-Yang
Rebecca S. Kilde
Randall and Ruth Kilness
Wendy and Steve Kinderman
Joan Kjos
The Klages

Gary and Cora Klawiter
Gary and Cora Klawiter, in memory of Jean Nemitz
Jeff and Leose Koenig
Ray and Chris Kondrasuk
Paul and Janet Kosower
Patricia and Doug Kress
Rose Krumenauer-Lessard
Rob and Bobbie Kuchta
Steven and Geraldine Kurtz
Jill and Chico LaBarbera
Scot LaFaive
Lakeshore Elementary School PTO, in honor of Lakeshore Elementary School
Dr. John and Ann Lamoureux
John and Ann Lamoureux, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Denise Lapoint
Michelle Lavoll
John and Judy Layde
John and Judy Layde, in memory of Dr. Sarah Burgess
Mary Ann Lehner, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Mary L. Lehner, in memory of Rachel Studt
Lein Law Offices, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Ned and Jill Lenhart, in honor of Grace, Clara and Thea Lenhart
Michael Lenroot
Barbara and Neil Liljander
Sarah and Timothy Lilly
Christopher and Jana Lind
Chris and Anne Lindahl
Eric and Susan Lindquist
Ashley Loos
Evelyn Lucarelli
David Lundberg
Michael and Mary Ann Lynnes
Shilpa Maddikunta& Anjali Maddikunta
Denise Madland
Carmen Manning and Mark Mathias
Larry and Mary Marino
Don and Patricia Marjala
Jill and Karl Markgraf
Deborah Marshall
Dennis and Deb Mathson
Richard and Kathleen Matter
Rebecca Mattson
Kathleen and Michael Mauer
Mary Mayer
Margaret M. McBride
William and Catherine McCann
W. McDermott
Lynnette K. McFadyen, in memory of Rachel Studt
Ann McKinley
Carling McLaughlin
Chris Meeks
Ronald and Georgia Mehr
James and Patricia Menard
Nate and Sara Meyer
Dick and Kay Meyers, in memory of Rachel Studt
Michael and Michelle Richards, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Linda and Douglas Mikolainis, in memory of Janet A Zais
Andrea Miller and J. Michael Peterman
William P. Mills
Jane and John Modjeski
Carol and Gary Mooney
Mark and Winnie Morse
Joseph and Megan Munger
Leah Myers
Dorothy Ann Nelson
Neil and Mary Nelson
Peter and Barbara Nelson
John and Joan Nicholas
Kristin Nickel, in memory of Nona Hanson
Timothy and Martha Nieman
Jesica M. Nkouaga
Matt Norland
Karen Oday
Michael and MarthaO’Halloran, in memory of Carolyn Johnson
Lisa Ohm, in memory of Janet A Zais
C.H. Olson
Susan Olson
Melani Orendorff, in memory of Mark Orendorff
Krister Paakkonen
Jerry Parsons
Mark and Kimberly Passi, in memory of Janet A Zais
Luanne Perry
Gretchen Peters
Karen Peters
Patricia I. Peterson
William Phillips and Eva Santos-Phillips
Robert and Judith Pielhop, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Nikki Jean Pieper
Cathy Pierzina and Doug Lucas
Jack and Lois Postlewaite, in memory of Carolyn Johnson
Lois Postlewaite
Ron and Dianne Powers
Ken Presley and Linda Presley
Prevea Occupational Health and Urgent Care (Rice Lake), in memory of Rachel Studt
Prevea Therapy Institute , in memory of Rachel E. Studt
John and Sharon Price
Doris E. Prindle
Jack and Margaret Quaid
Gary and Mary Rambo, in memory of Rachel Studt
John and Betsey Reagan
Donald and Jayne Reck, in honor of Eau Claire PEO Chapter CH
Delores Redman, in memory of Mildred and George Redman
Stephannie Regenauer
Gary and Jacqueline Reich, in memory of Nona Hanson
Jeff and Cathy Reitz
Roxann Rice, in memory of Elizabeth Rice
Randy Richter
Kristin Ritland Pressler, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Dave and Jane Rockwell
Lori Roholt, in honor of Noah’s Ark Preschool and ECE staff at Trinity Lutheran Church
Lori Roholt, in honor of Dave and Karen Roholt
Ronald and Yvonne Nixdorf, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Carrie and Chad Ronnander
Mark Ruddy and Patricia Scott
Richard and Elizabeth Ryberg
Thomas and Kristen Sandager, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Amy and David Schaefer
Marvin and Sue Schmit, in memory of Rachel Braaten Studt
Jack Schneider, in memory of Bonnie Starns
Diane Schulz Fritz
Dennis and Luanne Shea, in honor of Harry and Marian Feck
Jim and Sue Shea
Bill Simon
William and Elizabeth Skalitzky, in memory of Janet Zais
Isa and Jesse Small
Barbara Smith, in memory of Janet Zais
Dayna Smith, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Julie A. Smith
Margaret Soderberg
Spectrum Insurance Group
Rich Spindler and Mary Canales
St Edward’s Montessori School
Dale and Jacquie Staebell
Sandi Stanton
Mark and Amy Steigerwald
Dean S. Steines and Ann Gordon
Barb Steinseifer , in memory of Lillian Korbel
Larry and Linda Stelter
Nathaniel Stewart
Laura Stoland and Ira Rosenblatt, in memory of John Stoland
Nathan Stremcha, in honor of Lydia Monk
Allen and Tina Susedik
Cheryl Sutter
Nancy Svacina, in memory of Janet Zais
Richard Swanson and Joanne Mellema
Ellen Terwilliger, in honor of Hanna Terwilliger
Steve and Ellen Terwilliger
Donna Thompson
Timothy and Lori Cruciani, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Mary and Roger Tlusty
Logan Toftness
Dave and Connie Turner
Sarah Tweedale
Mark and Kathryn Vaughn
Katie Venit
Claudia Vlcek
Pamela Wall
Mrs. Charlene M Warner
Darcy and Kimera Way
Donald and Kathleen Weber, in memory of Sarah Burgess
Terry Weld
Chuck and Debbie Wells
Terry Wells, in honor of Peggy Ward
Elizabeth Wesner
Laura Westlund, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Cindy Westphal, in memory of Nona Hanson
Ben and Lori Whitis and Family, in memory of Rachel Studt
Marilyn Wickre
John and Kathryn Wile
Annis and Mark Williams, in memory of Olive E. “Pete” Swanson
MD Carla Williams, in memory of Dr. Sarah Burgess
Don and Marnee Willson-Broyles
Kim Wilson
John Hertz and Lynn Wilson, in honor of Julia Reid
Elmer and Millie Winters, in honor of Elmer A Winters
Wisconsin Independent Network, LLC
Jayne Woodburn
Alexander and Mariana Wopat
Rebecca Workman
Barbara Young
Brett and Rachel Zacho, in memory of Janet Zais
Dick and Diane Zahorik
Alberta Zais, in memory of Janet Zais
Jeff Zais
Wayne and CeCelia Zorn, in memory of Leon D. Provost
Anonymous Donor, in honor of Carol Gabler
Anonymous Donor, in memory of Glen Eggleston Jr.
Anonymous Donor, in memory of Jean Nemitz
Anonymous Donor, in honor of Kathy Goss
Anonymous Donor, in memory of Rachel E. Studt
Anonymous Donor, in memory of Rachel Studt
Anonymous Donor, in memory of Reta
Anonymous Donors