Friends of the Humanities

This list includes donors from January 1 – December 31, 2015.
* Friends who have given for 10 or more years.

Leadership $1,000

  • *Randolph G. Austin, Topeka
  • Carol Baldwin, Topeka
  • Jim & Margie Braden, Clay Center
  • Tony Brown & Becky Henderson, Baldwin City
  • * Ken & Marion Cott, Topeka
  • *Kent & Susan Garlinghouse, Topeka
  • Russell & Jane Greene, Topeka
  • Kelly & Pat Landes, Junction City
  • Susan Lynn & Bryan Wolfe, Iola
  • Jim Mattes, Shawnee Mission
  • Jason McClure, Kansas City MO
  • *Gene & Barbara Merry, Burlington
  • * Julie Mulvihill, Perry
  • Aaron Otto, Roeland Park
  • William & Andrea Ramsey, Leawood
  • Paula Sauder, Emporia
  • * Kim Stanley & Tom Halliburton, McPherson

Partner $750-$999

  • Myrna & Bill Barnes, Elkhart
  • David Procter, Manhattan
  • Lisa Stubbs, Topeka

Benefactor $500-$749

  • LeAnn & Stan Clark, Hesston
  • *Lon Frahm, Colby
  • *Peggy Frahm, Colby
  • Ellen Hansen, Emporia
  • George Laughead, Dodge City
  • *John & Karen McCulloh, Manhattan
  • *Patricia A. Michaelis, Topeka
  • *Ellery & Eileen Robertson, Humboldt
  • *Elizabeth Schultz, Lawrence
  • *Robert & Barbara Wunsch, Kingman

Patron $250-$499

  • Nancy Kassebaum Baker, Burdick
  • *Michael Bayouth, Wichita
  • Roy & Pat Beckemeyer, Wichita
  • Jim & Mary Lou Birkbeck, Holton
  • *Mary Cottom, Manhattan
  • Bill Cutler & Elisabeth Suter, Topeka
  • Deborah & John Divine, Salina
  • Cheryl Hofstetter Duffy, Hays
  • John Federico, Topeka
  • Natalie Haag, Topeka
  • Brandon & Carrie Hines, Burlington
  • *Kathleen Holt, Cimarron
  • Martha Selfridge Housholder, Wichita
  • * Jim & Cathy Hoy, Emporia
  • Shannon & Andrew Hsu, Shawnee
  • Mary Jane Hurley, Concordia
  • * Anita Jones, Wichita
  • * Karen Humphreys, Wichita
  • * Elizabeth Knitter, Downs
  • Elizabeth Kowalchuk, Lawrence
  • *Judy Bontrager Langley, Hutchinson
  • * Doreen Maronde, Overland Park
  • * James & Linda McHenry, Topeka
  • Leonard Ortiz, Lawrence
  • * Ramon & Eva Powers, Topeka
  • Tracy Quillin, Lawrence
  • Sam & Sarah Sackett, Wichita
  • Pam & Peter Steitz, Sun Prairie WI
  • Jan & Al Stevens, Dodge City
  • * Ron & Annette Thornburgh, Topeka
  • Wyatt Townley, Shawnee Mission
  • David Vail, Manhattan
  • Leslie & Tim Von Holten, Lawrence
  • David J. Waxse, Overland Park
  • Kip A. Wedel, North Newton
  • * Jason Wesco & Cara Cramer, Pittsburg

Advocate $150-$249

  • * Ben Craig, Overland Park
  • * Tom Eblen & Jean Kygar Eblen, Lawrence
  • * Tex & Betty Fury Fund, Salina
  • * John & Ines Gilbert, Topeka
  • Howard Hildenbrand, Lecompton
  • * Warren & Sharon Hixson, Hutchinson
  • * Terry & Marilyn Imel, Goodland
  • Barbara & Mark Jensen, Garden City
  • Rep. James P. & Eloise Kelly, Independence
  • * Walter Menninger, Topeka
  • Linda Morse, Manhattan
  • * Carol Mullen, Lawrence
  • Sara L. Niemann, Bonner Springs
  • * Jorge & Patricia Nobo, Topeka
  • * Joan Nothern, Glasco
  • John & Ardith Pierce, Lawrence
  • * Jay M. Price, Wichita
  • * Virginia Rayl, Hutchinson
  • Murl Riedel, Topeka
  • * Frank C. Sabatini, Topeka
  • * John & Carolyn Sayler, Lyons
  • * John H. Stauffer, Topeka
  • * M. Lee Wright & Alice Eberhart-Wright, Topeka

Supporter $100

  • Anonymous (1)
  • JoAnn Cool Alban, Glasco
  • Aaron & Diane Barnhart, Kansas City MO
  • * Marijean Berg, Wichita
  • * Donald Biggs, Kansas City MO
  • Judy Billings, Lawrence
  • Bill & Susan Bunyan, Dodge City
  • * Peter Casagrande, Eudora
  • David Comer, Overland Park
  • Dennis & Janice Craig, Topeka
  • Sonja Czarnecki, Lawrence
  • Chris & Kaye Drahozal, Lawrence
  • * John C. English, Baldwin City
  • Larry Erickson, Topeka
  • * Michael J. Fox & Sue Schlegel, Lindsborg
  • Shirly Gaufin, Shawnee Mission
  • Diane Glancy, Prairie Village
  • * Virginia Gleason, Kinsley
  • Frederick J. Hansen, Wichita
  • Louise & Allan Hanson, Lawrence
  • Susan Haver, Concordia
  • * Larry & Robbi Heck, Wichita
  • * Steven & Annabeth Hind, Hutchinson
  • Don Hornbaker, St. John
  • * William H. Jenkins, Wichita
  • Paula Johnson, Baldwin City
  • Orion Jordan, Topeka
  • Sarah Kirk, Lecompton
  • Linda O’Nelio Knoll, Pittsburg
  • Sr. Rosemary Kolich, Leavenworth
  • Carolyn Lindsey, Wichita
  • * Ann E. Liston, Hays
  • Marvin & Elaine Lubert, Niskayuna NY
  • * Jean Lundt, Independence
  • * Bill & Wilma Mai, Sharon Springs
  • Shala Mills & Darrell Hamlin, Hays
  • * Philip & Lona Morse, Topeka
  • Leo E. Oliva, Topeka
  • * Douglas & Raylene Hinz-Penner, Topeka
  • * John & Merle Peterson, Emporia
  • * Hon. G. Joseph Pierron, Jr. & Diana Carlin Pierron, Lawrence
  • Jordan Poland, Wichita
  • * Tom & Katie Pott, Wichita
  • * Marynell D. Reece, Scandia
  • Janelle Reichert, Manhattan
  • * Roger & Lin Rhodes, Overland Park
  • * Verlyn Richards, Manhattan
  • * Robert & Elizabeth Ross, Wichita
  • * Brigitte Roussel, Wichita
  • * Norman Saul, Lawrence
  • * Robert & Mary Seymour, Leavenworth
  • Scott Smith, Topeka
  • * Wilda M. Smith, Hays
  • * Paul Steele, Colby
  • Susan Sutton, Concordia
  • Gabrielle Thompson, Manhattan
  • * Mary Ann Torrence, Topeka
  • * John & Kathy Triplett, Junction City
  • * William Tsutsui & Marjorie Swann, Conway AR
  • * David & Barbara Walker, Saddlebrooke AZ
  • Dana Waters, Fowler
  • Carmaletta Williams, Grandview MO

Friend $50-$99

  • Anonymous (4)
  • Patricia Ackerman, Abilene
  • David & Mary Kate Ambler, Lawrence
  • * Katie H. Armitage, Lawrence
  • * Bill & Margaret Arnold, Lawrence
  • * Tom Averill & Jeffrey Ann Goudie, Topeka
  • * Rita Beckner, Rossville
  • Charles & Nancy Beier, Topeka
  • * James & Edna Boyer, Manhattan
  • Larry K. Burke, Dodge City
  • Catherine Campbell, Lawrence
  • Claire Casselman, Ann Arbor MI
  • Gene T. Chávez, Shawnee
  • Lynne Christ, Topeka
  • Audrey Coleman, Lawrence
  • Cheryl Collins, Manhattan
  • Mary Conrad, Kansas City
  • Alan & Julie Conroy, Topeka
  • Marc Cottrell, Garden City
  • * Virginia Crai, Topeka
  • * Stanley & Alice Jo De Fries, Lawrence
  • * Dean I. Dillard, Chanute
  • * Bill & Janiece Dowell, Colby
  • * Felix & Jane Dreher, Pittsburg
  • * Bill & JoAnn Drews, Hutchinson
  • Jean Fanshier, Stafford
  • * Martha Fee, Hutchinson
  • * Mary Fitzpatrick, Independence
  • * Geraldine Flaharty, Wichita
  • Conrad & Judy Froehlich, Chanute
  • * Rodger & Vivian Funk, Garden City
  • David Garrison, Oakwood OH
  • Rob & Bonnie Geisler, Orleans VT
  • Jimm Goodtracks, White Cloud
  • Chris Green, Wichita
  • * Anne Greitl, Topeka
  • Marlene Grittman, Glasco
  • * Cletus & Mary Eileen Grosdidier, Eudora
  • Carlton & Linda Harmon, Topeka
  • Joe & Lindsley Hartman, Elkhart
  • Becky Hege, Newton
  • Betty Herrman, Dodge City
  • Susan & Kevin Hines, Spearville
  • Lidia Hook-Gray, Liberal
  • Greg Hoots, Kansas City
  • * Nancy Hope, Lawrence
  • Mary Kay Horner, Fairway
  • Richard &  Nancy Hughes, Overland Park
  • * Sarah J. Huskey, Iola
  • Jane & Mickey Imber, Lawrence
  • * Richard & Karen Keller, Emporia
  • Dave Kendall, Topeka
  • * Meldon & Carrie Kirk, Overland Park
  • * Joel & Sharon Kriss, Manhattan
  • WenDee LaPlant, Inman
  • Debbie Latta, Topeka
  • Gary & Camille Lechliter, Lawrence
  • * Nancy Keim Lengel, McPherson
  • * Linda M. Lewis, Lindsborg
  • * R.D. (Bob) Linder, Manhattan
  • * Don & Diane Low, Lawrence
  • Bill Lucero, Topeka
  • James Maag, Topeka
  • * Ruth Madell, Topeka
  • J.A. Maska, Hays
  • Ruth Maus, Topeka
  • Janice McCormick, Chapman
  • Melissa McCoy, Dodge City
  • Elizabeth McDonald, Lenexa
  • Rhonda Miller, Lawrence
  • * Timothy Miller, Lawrence
  • Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg & Ken Lassman, Lawrence
  • * Bill & Jean Mitchell, Lawrence
  • * Donna Jones Morris & Raymond Morris, Sandy UT
  • Judy Curtis Naylor, Wichita
  • Keith & Denise Olsen, Horton
  • Kent Olson, Topeka
  • H.C. Palmer, Lenexa
  • * John & Rachel Pannabecker, North Newton
  • Marci Penner, Inman
  • * Loren E. Pennington, Emporia
  • * Alvin & Gayle Peters, Garnett
  • Ruth & Reed Peters, Larned
  • Jim & Kathy Pierce, Topeka
  • David Plinsky, Topeka
  • * Deborah & Duane Pomeroy, Topeka
  • Matt Porubsky, Topeka
  • Kevin J. Rabas & Lisa Moritz, Emporia
  • * M. C. Reay, Manhattan
  • Jane Rhoads, Wichita
  • Joan Richardson, Fredonia
  • * Robert Richmond, Topeka
  • William Richter, Manhattan
  • Louis Riggs, Hannibal MO
  • * Sr. Charlotte Rohrback, Wichita
  • * Ray & Donna Rothgeb, Independence
  • Becky Sanders, Topeka
  • * Barbara Schmidt, Independence
  • * Don & Phyllis Schultz, Overland Park
  • Larry W. Schwarm & Peg Bicker, Wichita
  • Laura Semler, Topeka
  • James Sloan, Topeka
  • Linda Smith, Salina
  • Martha Spacek, Topeka
  • * Keith L. & Aldine M. Sprunger, North Newton
  • * Clinton & Delaine Stalker, Satanta
  • * Marshall & Janice Stanton, Salina
  • Lucy N. Stein Living Trust, Topeka
  • Linda & John Stewart, Wellington
  • Margaret E. Stewart, Junction City
  • Vikki Jo Stewart, Wichita
  • * Allen & Ila Stone, Hutchinson
  • * Ann Strecker, Topeka
  • John Sweets & Renee Melchiorre, Asheville, NC
  • Larry Tenopir, Topeka
  • * Jack & Leota Thomas, Lansing
  • Beverly & Jerry Thompson, Topeka
  • *Lawrence & Donna Thonen, Hiawatha
  • Clyde Toland, Iola
  • Diane Wahto, Wichita
  • Maggie Warren, Lawrence
  • * Alison Watkins, Lawrence
  • * Sandra Wiechert, Lawrence
  • * James Woelfel & Sarah Trulove, Lawrence
  • * Ron & Barbara Wood, Fort Scott
  • * Donald & Beverly Worster, Lawrence
  • * Max & Carol Yoho, Topeka

Organizations

  • Aldersgate Village, Topeka
  • Amazon Smile
  • American Library Association, Chicago IL
  • Atchison Public Library
  • Augusta Public Library
  • Basehor Community Library
  • * Butler Community College, El Dorado
  • Chapman Area Preservation Society
  • * Clinton Lake Historical Society, Lawrence
  • Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Charitable Trust, Lawrence
  • Cowley County Historical Society, Winfield
  • Edwards County Historical Society, Kinsley
  • Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Finney County Public Library, Garden City
  • * Friends of Augusta Public Library
  • Friends of Baldwin City Public Library
  • Friends of Derby Public Library
  • Friends of Iola Public Library
  • Glasco Community Foundation
  • Goodland Public Library
  • Greenwood Preservation Society, Eureka
  • Kansas Genealogical Society, Dodge City
  • Kinsley Library
  • La Familia Senior/Community Center, Wichita
  • Meade County Historical Society, Meade
  • * Morton County Historical Society, Elkhart
  • National Drovers Hall of Fame, Ellsworth
  • Network for Good
  • Nickerson Public Library
  • Olathe Public Library
  • Overland Park Historical Society
  • Rice County Historical Society, Lyons
  • Ride Into History, Admire
  • * Santa Fe Trail Center Museum & Research Library, Larned
  • * Santa Fe Trail Historical Society, Baldwin City
  • Scott County Historical Society, Scott City
  • Silver Lake Public Library
  • * Sociedad Hidalgo, Inc., Shawnee
  • * Solomon Valley-Hwy 24-Heritage Alliance, Glasco
  • South Central Kansas Library System, Hutchinson
  • Topeka Community Foundation
  • University United Methodist Women, Topeka
  • Wichita Genealogical Society
  • Wilson County Conservation District, Fredonia

These numbers reflect the amount given, not pledged. If we have made an error, please accept our apologies and contact our office at (785) 357-0359 or email Virginia Crai, Office Manager, at virginia(at)kansashumanities.org.