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


The District’s Building Together. In Christ. For Mission capital campaign has received more than $3.3 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 January 2020.

Individual Donors


Gordon and Gloria Adams

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

Anonymous (101)

Angela and Jonathan Andreasen

John and Jan Armknecht

Andrew Aulner

Joel and Glenda Austin

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

In memory of Abigail Behr Hagen

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

Rev. Brad and Christine Birtell

Mark and Chris Blanke

Marlene and Kenneth Block

Ray and Orletha Block

Robert and Sharon Bloechle

Matt and Angela Blomstedt

Susan Bochart

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

Aric and Toni Brandt

Kurth and Jessica Brashear

Dan and Lil Bredfeldt

Oscar and Rose Ann Bredthauer

Ken and Debbie Brinkman

Arthur and Carol Brinkmeyer

Joyce and Dean Bruha

Scott and Jan Bruick

Sandra Buckendahl

Dr. Paul and Rachael Burger

Ryan and Lisa Burger

Paul and Karen Carlson

Curt and Lisa Carstens

Bryan and Joan Clark

Colleen Classen

The Clevenger Family Charitable Fund

Rose Colfack

Val and Karen Collins

Alyce R. Combs

Jim and Cheryl Conner

Cash Contributions

Cornerstone Bank

Vernon and Dorothy Cornish

John and Tracy Cox

Nina Cox

Jonathan and Kathleen Crosmer

Jeanne Crumly

Gilbert and Bonnie Daenzer

Rick and Bonnie Dahnke

Clyde and Mari Davis

Darlene Davis

Rev. Robert and Shelly Deardoff

Raymond G DeBower

Gordon and Jewell Deichmann

Dennis and Ruth Demmel

Les and Emily Demmel

Steve Dennis

Quinn and Rick Devall

Matthew and Elizabeth Dibbern

Brent and Tashia Dieckhoff

Dinkel Implement, Inc.

Larry and Sherry Dinkel

Wayne and Lorry Dinkelman

Jan Doering

Pastor Dave and Jan Hartwick Dressel

Craig and Steph Drueke

Gary and Carol Dunker

Earl D. Frieden Trust

Alan and Kathy Echtenkamp

Kay Edelman

Chris and Gail Effken

Sarah and Doug Einspahr

BJ Eisenmann

In memory of Stanley Dinkelman

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

Robert and Judith Ewell

Todd and Carol Faller

Eugene Faszholz

David and Deanna Feddern

Helen Fegter

Gregg and Lorre Felker

Dot Fieck

Eric and Kara Fierstein

Bernie and Amelia Fortmeyer

Daniel and Kristine Fosmer

Mark and Wendy Fowler

Roy and Darci Fox

Bryan and Ranell Foxhoven

Garron and Shelly Frank

John and Deborah Fraser

Bob Freudenburg

Garold Frickel

Brian and Laurie Friedrich

Elaine Fuss

Patti Sahs Fusselman

Betty J. Galen

John and Diana Garske

Karen Gebers

Gretchen and Leonhardt Gebhardt

Lori and Anthony Gedwillo

Jim and Kristi Geyer

Kingsley and Michele Gibbens

Ronald and Sharon Gierhan

Charles and Joyce Gierke

Gene and Linda Gierke

Linda Gilson

Clayton and Amy Glause

Robert Glissmann

Robert Gloy

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

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

Joyce Heinicke

Nancy Heinicke

In memory of Stan Dinkelman

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 Hoemann

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

John Hornig

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

Pamela and Robert Johansen

Larry and Coni Johnson

LeRoy 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

Vern Kettelhake

Randall and Judith Klein

Tim and Beth Klemme

Doris M Klingemann

Bill and Doris Klinginsmith

Ralph J Knobel Rev Living Trust

Paul and Markeeta Knoernschild

Cathy Knorr

Dave and Kay Knorr

David and Kay Knorr

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

In Memory or Donald R Kroeger

Ronald and Jayne Kuehn

Rev. David and Tami Kuhfal

Daniel Kurtz

Neal and Janis Kurtz

Scott and Pamela Kurz

Carol Lacz

Rev. John and Phyllis Langewisch

Larry and Pat Larson

Rich and Ruth Laughlin

Joe and Wendy Law

Julie and John Lazarchic

Paul and Lois Leckband

Mikki Lemmer

Christopher and Lisa Lenz

Dave and Diane Lewis

Shirley Liesener

David and Diane Linkugel

John and Peggy Lipps

Bob Loeck

Susan Loeffel

In Memory of Stan Dinkelman

In honor of Dave & Kay Knorr 50th wedding anniversary

William and Mary Luebbe

Don Luedders

Gene and Ila Mackey

Brendel and Myra Maier

Eunice Mann

Gerry and Janet Mansfield

Gordon and Carol Maronde

Larry and Sandy Marshall

Kay E Martin

Tom and Kathy Martin

Kim and Paul Marxhausen

Kevin and Krista Masat

The Masciale Family

Sherrill Maser

Bill and Marilyn Mattfeld

John and Shelia Mattson

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 Meierhenry

Brett and Candi Menze

Richard and Sue Meranda

Harlan and Cherie Metschke

Barbara Meyer

Courtney and Connie Meyer

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

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

Darrel and Catherine Niemeyer

John and Janice Nikodym

Mary Ann Nissen


Nick Nykodym

Stan and Elizabeth Obermueller

Chris and Melissa Oerman

Merlin and Darlene Oerman

David and Rita Offutt

David and Debra Ohlman

Donald and Sandra Ohlman

Bill and Jacqueline Ohlmann

Chris and Bethany Olsen

Doyle and Joan Onnen

Mick and Nila Onnen

Pastor and Mrs. Stan Ostgren

Dave Oswald

Jon and Elizabeth Oswald

Frederick Otten

Pacific Hills Foundation

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

Bernard and Roberta Poppe

William and Judy Preuss

Nikki Pritchett

Jason and Sherri Probasco

Lloyd R. and Ruth L. Probasco

David Purdy

Joann or Howard Quandt

Dean and Linda Raabe

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

Charles and Betty Reimnitz

Michael and Charlene Reiners

Ron and Linda Reiser

Jerry and Diane Remmenga

Dehn and Barbara Renter

Dwaine and Carol Rethwisch

Darin and Wendy Rich

Tait Rief

Tom and Brenda Rief

Steven and Marlene Rishel

Troy and Tammy Roehrs

Susan and Roy Rogers

Andrew and Karen Rohwer

Jerome and Sharon Rossow

Gloria Ruegge

Duane Rupkalvis

Scott and Mary Sahling

Courtney Salmon

Reed and Sharolyn Sander

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

Allan and Sandy Schmidt

Todd and Natalie Schmieding

Ed Schoening

Al and Marilyn Schulz

Ruth Schwasinger

Scott and Danna Seevers

Paul and Amy Seger

Lynn and Cindy Sellers

Larry and Carol Shelbourn

Larry and Linda Shephard

Kathy and Steve Sirek

Gary and Kristy Smith

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

Stanley Dinkelman Memorial Account

Mark and JoAnn Stastny

Judy Stauffer

David and Patricia Steffens

Rev. Bill and Venita Steinbauer

Jim Steinbauer

Lori and Patrick Stillman

Craig and Lisa Stirtz

In honor of Christine Stohlmann Roberts

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

Doug and Renee 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

Cynthia and Larry 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

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

Carolyn Vierck

Taylor Vogle

Kathryn Vollmer

Marion and Grace Von Rentzell

Virginia Von Seggern

Kenneth VonBargen

Dennis and Imogene Wacker

William Wagner

Wake Charitable Foundation

John and Tiffany Walker

Bruce and Sarah Wall

Dr. Orville and Marilyn Walz

Cynthia and Deiren Wang

Yong Wang

Janyce Warneke

Kent and Susan Warneke and Family

Kevin Warneke

Kevin and Diane Warneke

Tim Weander

Aaron Weaver

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

Ray Wollberg

Clee and Monique Wolske

Roy and Julie Yardley

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 – LaVista

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church – North Platte

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church – Western Sandhills Circuit

Calvary Lutheran Church (Rosemont) – Blue Hill

Calvary Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Centennial Lutheran Church – Superior

Christ Lutheran Church – Falls City

Christ Lutheran Church – Juniata

Christ Lutheran Church – Lincoln

Christ Lutheran Church – Norfolk

Christ Lutheran LWML – O’Neill

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 – Beatrice

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church – Milford

Grace Lutheran Church – Fairbury

Grace Lutheran Church – Norfolk

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

King of Kings Lutheran Church – Omaha

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 Lutheran Church – Elwood

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – Springfield

Our Redeemer LLL – Staplehurst

Our Savior Lutheran Church – Valentine

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. John Lutheran Church – Wilcox

St. John’s Lutheran Church (Kramer) – Crete

St John’s Lutheran Women’s League

St. Matthew Lutheran Church – Cedar Bluffs

St. Paul Lutheran Church (Venus) – Orchard

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 – Foster

Trinity Lutheran Church – Fremont

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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