Donor Societies | Cornerstone Societies


photo of cornerstone society plaqueThe Cornerstone Society was established in 1998 to recognize cumulative contributions to the Wayne State Foundation of $10,000 and above. It honors donors for their loyal and continuous support with a major recognition wall in the student center atrium. It states: “With each gift, comes an ever-growing bond with the college, faculty and students and the knowledge that your generosity is significantly impacting Wayne State College.”


The Cornerstone Society was developed to allow the college to properly acknowledge donors as they move to higher categories of giving through the years. Listed below are the members of the Cornerstone Society in their respective level of cumulative giving as of June 30, 2013.


$1,000,000 +

*Robert Cunningham
Florence Kindler Griffin
Jeanne and *Dan Gardner
Gardner Foundation
Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation



Marjorie Dover
EducationQuest Foundation, Inc.
*Sonna Holmes
Leah Jeanne Miller Estate
Lied Foundation Trust
Peter Kiewit Foundation



*Gladys Baumann
First National Bank of Omaha
*Harold Frey
*Gerald Gross
George and Susan Menking
Alex and Faye Spanos
STAR Physical Therapy, LLC
*Gerald Steinbaugh
Regg Swanson
Valmont Foundation, Inc
*Freda Wolf



Arnie's Ford Mercury
*Howard Balsley
Tim and Leslie Bebee
*Robert and *Mary Benthack
*Walter Benthack
*Mary Benthack
Darold and L. Maxine Bobier
Donald and Carol Bremer
*Helen Bressler
*Barbara Buckley
Carhart Lumber Company
*Denton Cook
*Leland and *Margaret Dannals
Dr. Kenneth & Caroline McDonald Eng Foundation
*Norman and Jan Ellis
Emma Kienke Estate
*Aartje Ference
James Fletcher
Kirk Gardner
Irv Hoffbauer
Barbara K. and James Kanter
Paul and Sally Latta
*Ida Lenhouts
*Donald Linn
Terry and Linda McClain
Morland and Yvonne McManigal
Michael Foods, Inc.
Robert Miller
Milton and Miriam Waldbaum Family Foundation
Northeast Nebraska Ins. Agency
Omaha Community Foundation
Omaha World-Herald Foundation
Robert B. Daugherty Foundation
George and Deb Shuck
Donald and Diane Soukup
*Patricia Stander
State National Bank & Trust Co
*Rudolph Swartz
*Dolores Troup
U S WEST Foundation
*Frederick Webber
Connie Webber
Dolores Wimmer
H. Nicholas Windeshausen and *Joyce Windeshausen



Ameritas Charitable Foundations
Affiliated Foods Cooperative, Inc
Melvin and Helen Allen
Michael and Vicki Bousquet
Chris Buethe
*Myrtle Burns
Vicki Carney
Mona Casady and Lawrence Niewald
Chi Omega Sorority Alumni
Cooper Foundation
*Martha Davenport
Janis Dislevy
F&M Bank - Wayne
Farmers Mutual of Nebraska
Janice Fehrenbach
*Dwylia Felt
First Nebraska Bank of Wayne
Foundation of the NE Society of CPAs
Curt and Dianne Frye
*Eleanor Fuhrman
*Dewayne Gramly
Great Dane Trailers
Harold E Willey Trust
*Jeanelle Heermann
*Linda Hillman
Dennis and Marcia Hult
*Harold Hultman
IBM Corporation
Jeff and Terri Ingrum
Arlene and Buford Jones
Buford and Arlene Jones
*Dorothy Jones
Richard and Rebecca Keidel
Jerome Krause
James Lindau and Joyce Reeg
Charles R. Maier and Ruth A. Grone
Marcella A. Graves Trust
Marjorie M. Langhorst Trust
Niels and Vicki McDermott
Herb and M Sherry Mignery
Adrian and Jon Minks
*Faith Nuernberger
William, Leslie & David Palmer
Victoria Pick
Professional Food-Service Mgnt.
*David Robinson
Romcyn Atelier Foundation
*Lyle and *Virginia Seymour
Gary and Janice Small
*Frederick Stark
State Farm Companies Fdnt.
The Sunderland Foundation
TWJ Farms
Wal-Mart Foundation
*Helen Witt
Bruce Yoder
Robert and Edith Zahniser



Frank D. Adams
Greg and Susan Allen
Allen Family Charitable Foundation
American Express Foundation
Leon Anders
*Alice Anderson
Anderson Brothers Printing
Clayton Andrews
Marilyn and Elwin Anson
*Marjorie Armstrong
Marion and Patricia Arneson
Verna Mae Baier
Ralph Barclay
Barnes and Noble Bookstores Inc
Michael and Jeannette Barry
*Edith Beechel
Larry Behnke
Barry Benoit
Vaughn and Julie Benson
John and Marilyn Bernthal
Bradley and Karen Bigelow
Georgia Bishel
Barbara and James Black
Black Hills Energy
Jean and Duane Blomenkamp
Melinda and Bruce Boles
Bomgaars, Inc.
Brian and Amy Bowers
*Dorothy Bracken
Mildred Breiland
Carolyn and Del Brinkman
*Helen Brown
David and Nancy Brown
Clinton and *Melissa Brown
Robert and *Hellen Brown
George Burcum and Susan Boust
John and Virginia Burnham
Donald and Sue Buryanek
*Martin Buschkamp
Paul Campbell
Scott and Brenda Carhart
Jerry and Diane Carlson
Maureen Carrigg
Jeff and Mary Carstens
*Marie Carstensen
*Mary Castle
Don and Kay Cattle
*Peter and Marcia Chapman
Chief Industries, Inc
Chris and Shirley Christensen
Christensen Brozek Faltys, PC
City of Wayne
*Ruth Clarke
*Mona Claybaugh
Richard and Marilyn Collings
ConAgra Foundation
Timothy L. Connealy
*Warren Cook
Gordon and Alicia Cook
Pat and *Thomas Cook
Fred and Deborah Craig
J. Alan and Diana Cramer
Lucille Cunningham
Robert Dale
Fred Davenport
*Barbara and Roy Davis
Delta Kappa Gamma Psi Chapter
Bill Demke
Bill and Deb Dickey
*Harold and Charlotte Diehm
Janice and Steven Dinsmore
John and Eileen Doherty
Carol and David Domina
Dow Chemical Foundation
Donald and Sally Dunaway
*Irene Dye
Lynda Edsall
*H Ash  Edsall
Maureen and Gary Eggert
Eihusen-Chief Foundation Inc
Elkhorn Valley Bank
Ellingson Motors, Inc
Ali Eminov and Catherine Rudin
Energy Systems Company
Robert and Deborah Ensz
Dana and Beth Ernst
Marilyn and Leonardo Estrada
Judith Eubank
Dave and Linda Felber
First Data Corporation
Gene and *Shirley Fletcher
Follett Higher Education Group
Carroll and Barbara Fredrickson
John and Anita Fuelberth
Dolores and *Robert Gaeta
Hugh and Barbara Gailey
John Manganaro and Janice Gardner-Manganaro 
Gateway Foundation
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co
Irene and Ralph Gray
Mary Jo and Patrick Gross
Robert and Paula Haisch
Lois Hall
Randy and Barbara Hascall
Brian and Julie Hass
Hass Foundation
*Joy Hein
Helen James Revocable Trust
Myrle E. Hemenway
Don Hickey and Connie Clark  
Jean and David Hillyer
Marge and Bill Holland
Ronald Holt
*Russell and Marilyn Hoppner
*Arthur Hughes
Jimmy and Vera Hummel
Ronald Hunter
Douglas and Lori Hutchinson
Kirk and Debra Hutton
Innovative Protectives Inc
Ann and Ernst Jaeggi-Hasebroock
*Adon and Eugenia Jeffrey
Maxine Jensen
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Daryle and Vivianne Johnson
David Johnson
Dennis Johnson
Hayden and *Elaine Jones
*Robert and Jodie Jordan
Kathleen Jorgensen
S. D. and Claudette Joshi
Dale and Sharon Judson
Jean and Gerald Karlen
Wayne and Nancy Kehrli
*John Keith
Dwight and Merikay Keith
Karen and Phillip Kelton
C. Victor and Janice Kensler
Kiwanis Club
*Ursula Klatt
Don and Claudia Koeber
William and Valerie Koeber
Don and Louise Kollmorgen
KPMG Foundation
Gary Krallman
Marjorie Krohn
*John Kyl
Lou Ann Landholm
Sue and Donald Larsen
Roland Lentz
Lynette and Roger Lentz
Robert and Linda Lichtenberg
Lincoln Community Foundation
*Raymond Link
Greg and Sally Link
Dennis and Carolyn Linster
Lois S. Wilson Memorial Fdtn
Richard and *Bonnie Lund
Roger and Karen Lundeen
*Margaret Mabbott
Craig and Janet Magwire
John Manganaro and Janice Gardner-Manganaro
*Lawrence and Lenore Manning
Margolis Family Foundation
Margolis Family Foundation
Donald Mash
*Dorothy McClellan
Gail and Mark McCorkindale
Archie and Margaret McPherran
*Don Means
Sandra and *Dean Metz
Barbara and Roger Meyer
Esther Miller
*Leah Jeanne Miller 
Terri Monk and Craig Weldon
Kenneth and Carolyn Murphy
Rex Murray
Nebraska Book Company
*Hilda Neihardt
Nelnet, Inc.
*Beulah Neprud
James and Virginia Nissen
Northeast NE Public Power
Nucor Steel
Dean and Barbara Nuernberger
*Kenneth Olds
*Ruth Olsen
Bruce and Sheri O'Neel
*Alvin Osburn
Brad and Michelle Ottis
Owen Foundation
P.E.O. Chapter AZ Wayne
Pacific Coast Feather
Pacific Life Insurance Co
James and Sharyn Paige
Sandra and Alan Paige
Joseph and Frances Painter
Rusty and Deneil Parker
Charles and Karen Parker
Margaret Patterson
James and Evonne Pedersen
Dwain and Carole Petersen
Lucille M. Peterson
George Phelps
*Fauneil Pickett
*Marilyn and Dean Pierson
Mark and Barbara Pingrey
Property Exchange Partners
Quality Food Center
Ronald and Barbara Rakowski
Jim and Lanita Recob
James Lindau and Joyce Reeg
*Robert Reeg
William and Betty Reeg
Marjory Reeg
Jed and Ann Reeg
*Jim Reynolds
Ward and Pat Reynoldson
Coleen and Michael Riedmann
*Mildred Ringer
Don and Virginia Robson
Jack and Marci Rohrberg
Rotary Club of Omaha Northwest
*Ruth Rowley
Jenny McFarland
*Pauline Russell
*Virginia Sahs
Bonnie and Neil Sandahl
Neil and Bonnie Sandahl
Charles and Sharon Sass
Dale and Sara Schoenefeld
A. Thomas and Cynthia Schomberg
Diane and Joseph Schreiber
Edward and Susan Schroeder
Mary Arlene Schulz
*Mittie Scott
Security Bank
*LeRoy and Marian Simpson
Siouxland Sports Medicine Foundation
*Kenneth Slutz
Andrew and Beverly Soll
Richard Stammer
Sheila and Hal Stearns
Marlene and Roger Sterner
Janet and Edwin Stevens
Paul and Marcia Swanson
Robert and Linda Sweetland
John Tanner
Jerry Taylor
Jo Taylor and Edward Rosa-Molinar
Clara Ann Tennis
The Diamond Center
The Mutual of Omaha Companies
The Wayne Herald
Marcile Thomas
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Ted Tow
Russel Travis
Trinity Episcopal Church
Richard and Penny Urwiler
U S WEST Foundation
Rodney and Sue Varilek
Gilbert Vaughan
Tod Voss
Phillip Wahlbeck
Second Wayne
Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce
Wayne Motors
Wayne Rotary Club
*Martha Wehder
Robert and Peg Weisenberg
Wells Fargo Foundation
Wayne Wessel
Todd and Jodi Weyhrich
Ronald and Deborah Whitt
*Elizabeth Wilcox
Wildcat, LLC
Larry and Genevieve Williams
Gene Willmott
Winning Finish
Mardelle and Willis Wiseman
Galen and Kathy Wiser
*Lois Wollenhaupt
Reggie and Marilyn Yates
Elaine Yost
William Young
Wayne State College
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