copy-of-untitledIt’s Time To Thank Our Donors!


The District’s Building Together. In Christ. For Mission capital campaign has received more than $2.5 million in gifts and pledges. This support has come from individuals, congregations and organizations. The campaign also has received support from the Rupert Dunklau Foundation.

A grateful District says thank you.

This list reflects gifts and pledges received as of August 10, 2019.

Individual Donors


Don and Laurie Adamson

Linda Adler

Jon and Jen Aerni

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Ahlers

Bill and Sallie Alberts

Jacob and Sara Alishouse

Steve and Tamara Althouse

Doris Anderson

Angela and Jonathan Andreasen

Anonymous (89)

John and Jan Armknecht

Andrew Aulner

Joel and Glenda Austin

Mark Baker

Dale and Karen Bamesberger

Todd and Colleen Barger

Dr. Ken and Kay Barjenbruch

Kerry and Cherese Barnes

Edythe Bartak

William Bartels

Elroy and Alice Bartels

Raymond and June A. Bartels

Roy and Judith Bartels

Don and Barb Batie

Matt and Sandy Bauer and Family

Wes and Vickie Beck

Steve, Darla, Alyssa, Tanner Belitz

Brandon and Kelsi Bennett

Lennis and Patricia Benson

Karl and Rebecca Bergdolt

Marvin and Shirley Bergman

James and Norma Jean Bertram

Nancy Bettin

Luke and Anne Biggs

Brad and Carol Bills

Marlene and Kenneth Block

Ray and Orletha Block

Robert and Sharon Bloechle

Matt and Angela Blomstedt

Gladys Boeckner

Irene Boelts

Dr. and Mrs. Charles J. Boettcher

Carol E. Bogle

Todd and Tammy Bohlender

Bill and Connie Bolte

Rich and Diana Boring

The Botsch’s

Dan and Lil Bredfeldt

Oscar and Rose Ann Bredthauer

Ken and Debbie Brinkman

Joyce and Dean Bruha

Scott and Jan Bruick

Sandra Buckendahl

Dr. Paul and Rachael Burger

Paul and Karen Carlson

Curt and Lisa Carstens

Bryan and Joan Clark

Colleen Classen

The Clevenger Family Charitable Fund

Rose Colfack

Alyce R. Combs

Jim and Cheryl Conner

Cornerstone Bank

Vernon and Dorothy Cornish

Jonathan and Kathleen Crosmer

Jeanne Crumly

Gilbert and Bonnie Daenzer

Rick and Bonnie Dahnke

Clyde and Mari Davis

Darlene Davis

Robert and Shelly Deardoff

Raymond G DeBower

Gordon and Jewell Deichmann

Dennis and Ruth Demmel

Steve Dennis

Quinn and Rick Devall

Matthew and Elizabeth Dibbern

Brent and Tashia Dieckhoff

Dinkel Implement, Inc.

Larry and Sherry Dinkel

In memory of Stan Dinkelman

Stanley Dinkelman Memorial Account

Wayne and Lorry Dinkelman

Jan Doering

Craig and Steph Drueke

Alan and Kathy Echtenkamp

Kay Edelman

Chris and Gail Effken

Sarah and Doug Einspahr

BJ Eisenmann

Margene Emme

Charles and Kay Endorf

David and Colleen Endorf

Glen and Jan Endorf

Melissa Erdmann

Brenda and Scott Erickson

Dr. and Mrs. Allan Erickson

Todd and Carol Faller

David and Deanna Feddern

Helen Fegter

Gregg and Lorre Felker

Dot Fieck

Eric and Kara Fierstein

Mark and Wendy Fowler

Roy and Darci Fox

Bryan and Ranell Foxhoven

Garron and Shelly Frank

John and Deborah Fraser

Earl D. Frieden Trust

Brian and Laurie Friedrich

Elaine Fuss

Patti Sahs Fusselman

John and Diana Garske

Karen Gebers

Gretchen and Leonhardt Gebhardt

Jim and Kristi Geyer

Kingsley and Michele Gibbens

Charles and Joyce Gierke

Gene and Linda Gierke

Linda Gilson

Clayton and Amy Glause

Robert Glissmann

John and Mardelle Goeller

Jeremy and Ann Grant

Richard Grant

Betty Green

Louise Green

Dennis Grindle

Myron and Jeanette Groppe

Ralph and Norma Grotelueschen

Richard and Bonita Gudgel

Perry and Darlene Haake

Lorris and Ruth Haarberg

In memory of Abigail Behr Hagen

Dr. John Haggstrom

Otto and Marilyn Haman

Byron and Sheryl Hansen

Larry A. Hansen

Rick and Elaine Hansen

Vern and Ruth Harnapp

Pastor Alan and Diane Harre

Gail and Kirk Hawkins

Marlene Hawver

John and Patricia Haynes

Andrew Heathershaw

Dean and Diane Hedlund

Michael Hedlund

Phil and Mary Heidemann

Wendy Heider

Nancy Heinicke

Lora Heithold

David and Nancy Held

Erich and Joyce Helge

Marilee Hendrickson

Eldon and Carol Henning

Thomas and Mary Henning

Steve and Julie Herbig

Rev. and Mrs. Ken Hessel

Justin and Nichole Hetz

Connie and Christopher Hiegel

Deb Hill

Gary and Bonnie Hines

Nile and Virginia Hobbs

Stanley and Elaine Hoeman

Kim Hofer

Ron and Judith Holling

Jeremy Hollman

Kent and Janet Hollman

Willis and Lorna Hollman

Betty Holmstedt

Kristie Holoch

Kelly and Virginia Holthus

Glennis Holtmeier

Gerald and Michelle Homp

Dan and Sharee Horzewski

Rachel Horzewski

John and Jana Hughes

Rick and Barb Huls

Larry and Denise Hummel

Susan Hunter

Dale E. Jackson, Jr.

Jennifer L. Jamvold

Ellen and Joel Jank

Michael and Jill Jank

Chad and Pamela Janke

Larry and Coni Johnson

Nanette Johnson

Dr. and Mrs. Mark L. Joyce

Richard L Jungck

Seth and Rachael Kallhoff

Dennis Kamprath

Marc and Marci Kappel

Jeremy and Amanda Kaufman

Gene and Wendy Kelly

Quana Kelly

Bill Kernen

Vern Kettelhake

Randall and Judith Klein

Tim and Beth Klemme

Bill and Doris Klinginsmith

Ralph J Knobel Rev Living Trust

Paul and Markeeta Knoernschild

Cathy Knorr

Dave and Kay Knorr

In honor of Dave & Kay Knorr 50th wedding anniversary

Jean Knudsen

Neal and Pat Koch

Delmer and Nila Koeneke

Julie Koenemann

Ken and Gerry Koepke

Marcel and Deborah Kohlmeyer

Martin F. and Peggy S. Koopman

Jamie and Rhonda Kovac

Rev. David and Tami Kuhfal

Daniel Kurtz

Neal and Janis Kurtz

Carol Lacz

Rev. John and Phyllis Langewisch

Larry Larson

Rich and Ruth Laughlin

Joe and Wendy Law

Julie and John Lazarchic

Mikki Lemmer

Christopher and Lisa Lenz

Dave and Diane Lewis

Shirley Liesener

John and Peggy Lipps

Bob Loeck

William and Mary Luebbe

Gene and Ila Mackey

Brendel and Myra Maier

Eunice Mann

Gerry and Janet Mansfield

Gordon and Carol Maronde

Larry and Sandy Marshall

Kim and Paul Marxhausen

Kevin and Krista Masat

The Masciale Family

Bill and Marilyn Mattfeld

Tom and Kaye Mattson

Joshua Maurer

Eunice and Leonard McCarty

Ruth McGee

Anthony and Brittany McPhillips

Kevin and Amy McReynolds

Mr. and Mrs. Carl McReynolds

Gary and Martha Medbery

Mark and Jan Meehl

Dennis and Diane Meier

Nathan and Michelle Meier

Mike and Patricia Meirhenry

Brett and Candi Menze

Richard and Sue Meranda

Harlan and Cherie Metschke

Dan and Amanda Meyer

Fred and Kay Meyer

Rev. Glenn and Susan Meyer

Harriett Meyer

Jackie Meyer

Mark and Leanna Meyer

Mike and Marci Meyer

Paul Meyer

Randall Meyer

Dolores Mielke

Gerald Miller

James and Judith Miller

Roger and Mary Miller

Marcia Mitchell

Shirly Mitchell

Larry and Julie Moenning

Dave and Ida Mohr

James and Edna Moll

Ken Molzer

Charlie and Charlene Moore

Dan and Lindsey Moore

Harriett Moore

Carol Muenster

Matthew and Kimberly Myers

Tammy Myers

Jack and Sally Neel

Larry and Pat Nelsen

John and Elaine Nelson

Pastor and Joanna Nelson

Rev. John J. and Joanna Nelson

Lew and Barbara Nelson

Andrew Neujahr

Ashley Neujahr

Loren Neujahr

James and Sally Neville

Joan Nichols

Rev. Craig and Leticia Niemeyer

John and Janice Nikodym

Mary Ann Nissen


In memory of The Rev. Dr. Alvin J. Norden and Mrs. Dorothy Norden

Nick Nykodym

Stan and Elizabeth Obermueller

Chris and Melissa Oerman

David and Rita Offutt

David and Debra Ohlman

Donald and Sandra Ohlman

Bill and Jacqueline Ohlmann

Chris and Bethany Olsen

Doyle Onnen

Mick and Nila Onnen

Pastor and Mrs. Stan Ostgren

Dave Oswald

Jon and Elizabeth Oswald

Frederick Otten

James and Nancy Panning

Parde Household

Owen and Fern Parkinson

Cindy Paulsen

Vern Pearson

Brian and Sarah Petersen

Christy Peterson

Paul and Pat Pettit

Larry and Arlis Phelps

Steve and Suzanne Philippi

Sharon Pickrell

Orell and Jane Piening

Nikki Pritchett

Jason and Sherri Probasco

Lloyd R. and Ruth L. Probasco

David Purdy

Joann or Howard Quandt

Karren Radcliff

Joshua and Jamie Ramsey

Rev. Jim and Nanette Rasmussen

Lois Rasmussen

Ron and Joyce Rathe

Elaine and Isaac Redfern

Todd, Julie, Hannah, and Sarah Reed

Tom and Marilyn Reese

Bill and Marjorie Reikofski

Michael and Charlene Reiners

Ron and Linda Reiser

Jerry and Diane Remmenga

Dehn and Barbara Renter

Dwaine and Carol Rethwisch

Darin and Wendy Rich

Steven and Marlene Rishel

In honor of Christine Stohlmann Roberts

Troy and Tammy Roehrs

Susan and Roy Rogers

Andrew and Karen Rohwer

Jerome and Sharon Rossow

Gloria Ruegge

Scott and Mary Sahling

Courtney Salmon

Neil and Muriel Sandfort

Dee and Ron Santin

Tyler and Jeanette Sapp

Robert and Wini Schaedel

Barbara and Arthur Schauer

Dennis and Vicki Scheer

Mary Schkade

Todd and Natalie Schmieding

Ed Schoening

Al and Marilyn Schulz

Scott and Danna Seevers

Paul and Amy Seger

Lynn and Cindy Sellers

Larry and Carol Shelbourn

Sharon Smith

Adam and Jessica Snoberger

Curt and Rozanne Snoberger

Richard and Valorie Snow

Russell and Nino Sommerfeld

Steve and Joni Sorsen

Gene and Sandra Staehr

Mark and JoAnn Stastny

Judy Stauffer

David and Patricia Steffens

Rev. Bill and Venita Steinbauer

Jim Steinbauer

Craig and Lisa Stirtz

Kathy Stokes

Suzanne Stolcpart

Gabe and Hannah Stoll

Kay and Matthew Storck

Daniel and Sheryl Stork

Patricia K Struss

LeRoy and Nancy Stuckenschmidt

Boyd Sr. and Elaine Stuhr

Rev. Lloyd and Twila Stuhr

Christopher Sukstorf

Andrew and Whitney Sunderman

Randy and Deborah Sunderman

Daniel and Stacey Swan

Dr. Marvin and Marcia Swan

The Talbott Family

Joe and Charlotte Talkington

Arthur Tanderup

Doug and Denise Tewes

Tim and Renee Tewes

E.J. Thayer

Gene and Susan Thomas

Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas

Ken and Kathy Thompson

Eldon and Corinne Thulin

Miriam Timmons

Delmer and Phyllis Toebben

Matt Troutman

Steve and Suz Trusty

Dan and Carolyn Tuchenhagen

Andrew and Nicolette Uden

Stacy G. and Connie J. Van Blair

Doug and Donnette Van Pelt

Drs. Robert and Vicky Vandervort

Jane M. Varner

Dr. Paul and Edna Vasconcellos

Taylor Vogle

Marion and Grace Von Rentzell

Virginia Von Seggern

Kenneth VonBargen

Dennis and Imogene Wacker

William Wagner

John and Tiffany Walker

Bruce and Sarah Wall

Cynthia and Deiren Wang

Yong Wang

Janyce Warneke

Kent and Susan Warneke and Family

Kevin and Diane Warneke

Lynn and Marilyn Wegehaupt

Nathan and Marian Wegener

Mike and Joy Weier

Mike Whealy

Mary Wichelt

Roger and Ronda Wiegert

Robert and Carolyn Wiese

Kyle Wilschusen

Gary and Suzanne Wilson

Dave Wilton

Larry Wilton

Galen and Kathy Wiser

Clee and Monique Wolske

John and Sarah Young

Eileen and James Zentner

Guang and Adrienne Zhang

Ellwood and Amy Ziegler

Rev. Karl and Mary Ziegler

Robert and Connie Ziegler

Dr. Richard and Eveline Zwick


Congregations and Organizations


Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church – North Platte

Calvary Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Centennial Lutheran Church – Superior

Christ Lutheran Church – Juniata

Christ Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Christ Lutheran Church – Norfolk

Christ Lutheran LWML – O’Neill Calvary Lutheran Church (Rosemont) – Blue Hill

Cross of Christ Lutheran Church – Aurora

Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church – Omaha

Emmanuel Lutheran Church – York

Faith Lutheran Church – Hastings

Faith Lutheran Church – Humboldt

Faith Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Faith Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Faith Lutheran LWML – Humboldt

First Lutheran Church – Papillion

First Lutheran Church – Plattsmouth

First Trinity Lutheran Church

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church – Milford

Grace Lutheran Church – Fairbury

Grace Lutheran Church – Wayne

Holy Cross Lutheran Church – Kearney

Hope Lutheran Church – South Sioux City

Immanuel Lutheran Church (Rising City) David City

Immanuel Lutheran Church – Daykin

Immanuel Lutheran Church – Merna

Immanuel Lutheran Church – Schuyler

Immanuel Lutheran Church – Seward

Immanuel LWML – Atkinson

Lord of Life Youth Group – Elkhorn

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League

LWML Agape Circle – Pierce

Mount Olive Lutheran Church – Omaha

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church – Fullerton

Our Redeemer LLL – Staplehurst

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – Elwood

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – Springfield

Our Savior Lutheran Church – Valentine

Pacific Hills Foundation

Pacific Hills Lutheran Church – Omaha

Peace Lutheran Church – Columbus

Peace Lutheran Church – Waco

Redeemer Lutheran Church – David City

St. John Lutheran Church – Brule

St. John Lutheran Church – Madison

St. John Lutheran Church – Omaha

St. John Lutheran Church – Palmer

St. John Lutheran Church – Tecumseh

St. Paul Lutheran Church – Falls City

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Arlington

St. Peter Lutheran Church – Davenport

St. Peter Lutheran Church – North Bend

St. Peter Lutheran Church – Wymore

Trinity LLL

Trinity Lutheran Church (Martinsburg) – Ponca

Trinity Lutheran Church – Amherst

Trinity Lutheran Church – Decatur

Trinity Lutheran Church – Hebron

Trinity Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Trinity Lutheran Church – Madison

Trinity Lutheran Church – Schuyler

Trinity Lutheran Church – Walthill

Zion Lutheran Church (Harbine) – Jansen

Zion Lutheran Church – Garland

Zion Lutheran Church – Grant

Zion Lutheran Church – Juniata

Zion Lutheran Church – Kearney

Zion Lutheran Church – Pawnee City

Zion Lutheran Church – Pierce

Zion Lutheran Church – Red Cloud

Zion Lutheran Church – Scotia

Zion Lutheran Church – Tobias

Zion Lutheran Ladies Aid – Shelton



Rupert Dunklau Foundation

LMJ Foundation

Omaha Community Foundation

Vandeberg Family Foundation


Congregations Running Combined Campaigns


Christ Lutheran – O’Neill

Pacific Hills – Omaha

Peace – Grand Island

St. Paul’s – Central City

Trinity – Grand Island



Reflects gifts and pledges received as of August 10, 2019. This donor list will be updated twice a month. We apologize for any misspellings or omissions. Please contact Kevin Warneke at (402) 612-9151 or email with questions or corrections.

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