Donors

Your financial support changes lives

Thank you, donors!

THANK YOU to the following organizations and individuals who have generously supported services, education and advocacy for people who are living with vision loss. Your financial support in 2019 changed lives throughout Wisconsin! The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired is grateful for each donor and gift.

Legacy CirCle

Robert and Carolyn Arndt
Helen Bewick
Kathleen Brockman
Ray Cubberly
Anonymous
Neil M. & Peggy T. Ford
Daniel & Rachel Golla
Loretta Himmelsbach
Anonymous
Steven Johnson
Marjean Kuschel
Ester Lovelace
Stan Nelson
Anonymous
Arnold & Alice Tucker
Scott & Beverly Verhage
Chris & Theresa Zenchenko

Council Friends

$500 or more in 2019

Carol Adams
Anonymous
Priscilla and Anthony Beadell
Shirley Carlson
Richard & Tracy Clark
DeForest Lions Club
Gerald & Betty Fuller
Nona Graves & Dennis Ameden
Greenville Lioness Club
Loretta Himmelsbach
Rosemary Himmelsbach
Anonymous
Carla Janeck
Denise Jess
Jean Kalscheur
Joan & Ronald Klebs
Candice Koehn
La Crosse Lions Club
John & Terry Ladwig
Marvin Levy
Barbara Lockwood
Lomira Lions Club
Anonymous
Stewart Macaulay
Elizabeth Neff
David Nelson
Newton Lions Club
Anonymous
Gladys Schaefer
Tracy Schoenrock
Karen Steffen
Kimberly Stepien, MD
Marvin Strehlow
Catherine Tesar
Jacolyn Thimmesch
Nicole & Daniel Tromp
Audrey Uber
Lori & Mark Werbeckes
Donald Whitman
Margaret Williams
Franklin Wilson
Barbra Winter
Mary & Conrad Wrzesinski
Terri Young, MD
John & Roslyn Zeltins

White Cane Circle

Monthly Donors

Deen Amusa
Steven & Susan Baudo 
Kathleen Brockman
Katherine Corbett
Sue Cowan
Claire Dick
James & Karen Fletcher
Patricia Gibson
Rosemary Goodrich
Nona Graves & Dennis Ameden
Thomas Houtevelde
Denise Jess
Scott & Brenda Johnson
Rajnish Kapur family
Candice Koehn
Jean Loichinger
Constance Malak
Chris Richmond
Patty Slaby
Margaret Sommers
Rhonda Staats
Eunice Wagner
Lori & Mark Werbeckes
Donald Whitman
Franklin Wilson
John & Ros Zeltins

Council Visionaries

Cumulative gifts of $20,000

Carol Adams
Anonymous
Arnold Van Bogart
Helen Bewick
Marion & Albert Deppeler
Helen Faas
H.J. Hagge Foundation
Harvey Hansen
Charlotte & Orrin Helstad
Loretta Himmelsbach
Rosemary Himmelsbach
Emil Hunkel
Industries for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Anonymous
Jerome Jungbluth
Minnie Morrison
Jean Ollis
Evelyn Radtke
Gloria Ristow
Melvin Siewert
Mayme & Virgil Solberg
Marvin Strehlow
Arthur Vreeke
Anonymous
Doris Woychik

Individuals, businesses, service organizations and foundations That gave in 2019

Sieglinde Abendroth
Ruth Abraham
David Ackmann
Kathleen Adamo
Carol Adams
Kathryn Adams
Nancy Aeschlimann
Albany Lions Club
Ann Albert
Susan Ales
Mary Alger
Joan Allen
AmazonSmile Foundation
Donald & Mary Jo Amundson
Nurudeen Amusa
C.J. Anderson
Carol Anderson
Anonymous
Scott & Laura Anderson
Theresa Anderson
Telford Anderson
Virgene Anderson
Irmgard Andrew
Richard & Alice Appen
Marion Applegate
Appleton VIP Support Group
Mike & Susan Archer
Jill Archer
Edgar & Colleen Armacanqui
Robert & Carolyn Arndt
Rebecca Arrowood
Richard Ayres
Steven & Karlee Babcock
James Backus
Michael Baer
Dolores Bahr
Melinda Bailey
Michael & Marjorie Bain
Margaret Bakker
Luke Balistreri
Sheila Ballweg
George Bambrough
Alice & Eric Bannier
James Bardenwerper
John Bardos
Todd Barnett
Sandra Bartelt
Mary Barton
Arthur & Barbara Bartsch
Joyce Bates
Steven & Susan Baudo
Priscilla & Anthony Beadell
Sheridan Bearhear
Marvin Beatty
Sara Beck
Cherri Becker
Barbara Becker
George & Linda Bednar
Kelli Beinlich
Bruce Bender
Kathie Bennett
Dianne Benson
Steve Bentin
Emily Berberich
Wesley Berg
Lynn Berken
Berlin Lions Club
Michael & Luann Berns
Norman & Barbara Berven
William & Joyce Bethke
Eric Beuerman
Jan Beverly
Laurie Bibo
Nila Biddle
James Biechler, MD
Amy Bigna
Birnamwood Lions Club
James & Gloria Bjornerud
Kay Black
Rosemary Blancke
Karen Blaschka
Gail Bliss
Evelyn Blum
Ruth Bock
Karen Boettcher
James Boho
Charles & Luann Boie
Nannette Boinski
Dennis Boland
James & Lisa Borowski
Richard & Marilyn Borree
Arthur Bostwick
Kelly Boucher
Victoria Boucher
Keith & Andrea Boucher
Claire Box
Gerrie Boym
Carl & Judy Brakebush
Carol Brandt
Joseph Branks
Janine Bratz
Sam Breidenbach
Fidalia Breunig
Mitch Brey
Pat & Kathleen Brockman
Stewart Brown
Regina Brown
Larry Brubacker
Neil & MarJean Buck
William & Denise Buenzli
Heather Buggs
Kathleen Burr
Virginia Buschke
Liane & John Butitta
Doris Buyze
Shirley Byrd
Carol Calkins
Richard Callan
Bonita Campbell
Beverly Cann & Karen Lucas
Gloria Carlson
Shirley Carlson
Joyce Carpenter
Karen Cator
Louis & Joan Cecil
Stafford Cerny
Ruth Chalmers
Sharon Chapman
Chippewa Valley Low Vision Support Group
Grace & Jack Chosy
Frances Christenson
Roni Christian
Paul & Sandra Christianson
Gilbert & Helen Churchill
Tom & Patty Cihowiak
Della & Gerald Clabots
Richard & Tracy Clark
Anonymous
Francis & Joyce Coates
Michael Cody
Community Shares of Wisconsin
Computer & Networking Solutions
Julian & Marjorie Conkey
Ernst Conrath
David Cooley
Katherine Corbett
Louis Cornelius
Pat & Dan Cornwell
Courtier Foundation, Inc.
Suzanne Cowan
Anonymous
Raymond Cubberly
Mary Cuccia
Anna Beth Culver
Lynn Currie
Sue Curtsinger
Wallace Cutler
Mary Czerniejewski
Mary Daniel
Betty Daniels
Garth Davies
Mike Davis
Tim Davis
Henrietta De La Garza
Virginia DeBlaey
Amy Dee
DeForest Lions Club
Daniel DeFosse
Joanne Delforge
James Denham
Richard & Mary Denham
Olive & Gerald Derus
Jean DeRuyter estate
Barbara Desmond
Claire Dick
Chris Doering
Gary & Sherry Doering
Ruth Donkle
Wally & Peggy Douma
Ruth & Warren Downs
Robert & Pam Draves
Sally Drew
Pam Droster
Cheri Dubiel
Colleen Dubois
Donald Durni
Sheryl Dwinell
Joyce Dyer
Claude Eakins
Julie Eddy
Shelly & Peter Eisch
Patrick Ellis
Ellsworth Order of Eastern Star 116
Endres Manufacturing Fnd
Sharon Engel
Terry Erdman
ERDMAN
Phyllis Ermer
Timothy & Teresa Escher
Elena Espana-Regan
Gary Esse
Will Everts
The Evjue Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of The Capital Times
Erin Fabrizius
Wanda Farris
Bill & Dorothy Faust
Mary & Bruce Feay
Rebecca Feldt
Don & Marlyn Fenhaus
Tom & Marlys Fernan
James Ferwerda
Kathryn Fetherston
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Mary & Bruce Feay Fund
Bertha LeGore Giving Fund
Doug & Carla Salmon
Joyce Fiel
Cheryl Fine
Diane & Steve Firkell
First Unitarian Society of Madison
Judy Fish
Robert Fisher
Marshall & Lisa Flax
Spring Fleming
Robert & Susan Flemming
James & Karen Fletcher
FM Global Foundation
Darlene Fochs
Robert Forbess
Peggy Ford
Fort Atkinson Lions Club
John Foulks
Kristin Fountaine
Chain O’Lakes Assembly – Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus
James Fowler
Janet Fox
Roger Francois
Elmer Frank
Howard Frankenthal Family Fnd.
Henry Freisse
Doris Frick estate
Linda Froehlich
Edward & Joann Fujikawa
Gerald & Betty Fuller
Connie Gabrilska
Frances Gasper
Bonnie Gauger
Felicia Gaus
The GE Foundation
Sandy Gehrmann
Kathy Germann
Madhav & Prabha Ghate
Patricia Gibson
Sean Gifford
Bruce Gilmeister
Glidden Lions Club
Verda Goetzman
Don & Irene Golembiewski
Rachel & Daniel Golla
Ellen Gomez
Dolores & James Gonyo
Rosemary Goodrich
William Graczyk
Lawrence & Carolyn Graff
Sandra Granroth
Adam Grassnickle
Nona Graves & Dennis Ameden
Gary & Pat Gray
Beverly Gray
Katherine Gray
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Carl & Alma S. Greilach Fund
William R. & Lois J. Phillips Fund
Greenville Lioness Club
Frank Grenzow
Sandra Grinde
Melvin Guell
Phyllis Guggemos
Michael & Marin Gundlach
Jeffrey Gurriell
Charles & Margaret Gustafson
Marilyn & Lester Haen
Dorothy Haines
Mary Jean Hale
Randy Haller
Kim Marie Hallock
Betty Halpern
Jeremy Halpern
William Hammond
Richard Haney
Susan Hansen
Lydia Hanson
Ruth & Robert Harker
Harker Heating & Cooling
Patricia Harrington
Linda & Garth Harris
Anita Hartman
Linda Hau
Gary Haugen
LaVone Havlik
Heartland Credit Union
Karen & Dave Heesen
Derek & Holl Hei
Anna Heiar
Maria & Jan Heide
Veronica & Parry Heide
Anonymous
Marilyn Heiden
Helen Heimerl
Dean & Barbara Hekel
Beverly Hellan
Michael Hendren
Beverly Henke
Herb Kohl Philanthropies
Janice Hernandez
Geraldine Hillig
Richard Hilt
Loretta Himmelsbach
Rosemary Himmelsbach
Magdalen Hirst
Bernice Hobbs
Ho-Chunk Nation
Ruth Hoepner
Edna Hoffman
Ruth Hoffman Hein
Theodore Holen
Jacob Hollnagekl
Anonymous
Andrea Hopkins
Jim & Lucille Hornung
Joan Hottinger
Dwight Hough
Tom & Jeanine Houtevelde
Marilyn & Neil Howell
Ralph & Peggy Hudson
Kathy Hudziak
Elizabeth Hueller
John & Carole Hughes
Sarah Hughes
Sheila Hungness
Emil Hunkel estate
Kay Hutchison
Illinois Tool Works
Jake Immel
Industries for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Lori Jablonski
Gordon & Anne Jackson
Harvey Jacobson
Norma Jacobson
Fae James
Carla Janeck
Janesville Noon Lions Club
Michael Jarmonczuk
Diane & Tim Jasperson
Jeffrey Jensen
Patricia Jensen
Alice Jenson
Denise Jess & Jani Koester
Gerald Joas
Adam & Amy Jochem
Kris Johannsen
Carol Johnson
Carolyn Johnson
Jerome Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Richard & Darlene Johnson
Scott & Brenda Johnson
Steven Johnson estate
Johnson Bank
Johnson Keland Management, Inc.
Delane Jome
Cindy & David Joosten
Jerome Jungbluth estate
Beth Junge
Jean Kalscheur
Randy & Shelly Kaltenberg
Sharon Kampen
Richard & Beth Kania
Rajnish, Arvinder & Avanish Kapur
Mary Jane Karis
Gary Karl
Jean Karls
Peter Kaufman
James & Joan Kawleski
Lorna Kaye
Kenneth Keith
Ellen Keller
Mark & Faith Kelley
Martia Kemps
Joy Kendall
Rosalie Kiefer
Patricia King
Pauline King
Thaddeus Kingston
Joan & Ronald Klebs
Richard Kline
Sharon Knauf
Kathy & Randy Kneebone
Rebecca & Michael Kneer
Anne Knezevic
Joe Knies
James Knuteson
Helen Knuth
Anonymous
Candice Koehn
Vicki & Ken Koerner
Herb Kohl Charities
Mel Kolstad
Warren & Janet Konopacki
Annika Konrad
Peter & Mary Kopp
Alan Kosak
Carol Kragh
Joseph & Patricia Krantz
Robert Kraup
Richard Krenzke
Glenn Kruse
Judith Kruzan
Renee Kuester-Sebranek
Kathleen Kukawica
Jack & Linda Kuschel
LaCrosse Community Fnd.
LaCrosse Lions Club
Adam La Fave
John & Terry Ladwig
Bernice Laita
Lake Wisconsin Lions Club
Lakeshore VIP Support Group
Allen & Elaine Lamers
Donald Langer
Patricia Lardie
Helen & Patrick Leary
Tom & Rose Leckwee
Stacy Leitner
Anna Lemke
Cynthia Lemke
Justin Lemke
Anonymous
Anonymous
Marvin Levy
Deb & Dan Lewellin
Liberty Mutual Foundation
James Lins
Barbara Lockwood
Bernard & Jeanette Lohan
Jean Loichinger
Peter Loken
Lomira Lions Club
Anonymous
Sharon Long
Ester & Birl Lowery
Sandra Luedeke
Peter Lukowitz
Nancie & Terry Luther
Michael Lyster
Stewart Macaulay
Joanne MacDonald
Stana Mack
Phyllis Mack
Madison College
Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, Inc.
Karen & Al Majkrzak
Constance Malak
Joan & Jack Malin
David Malisch
Sil Maly
Laverne Marcus
Julie Mares
Becky Markee
Donald & Carol Marklein
Karen Martens
Mary Mastaglio
Mattingly Low Vision
Sharon Matusinec
David Matzner
Kenneth & Kay Mauk
Gregg May
Aleda McArdle
McCaslin Lioness Club
Beverly McCaughey
Noel & Barbara McCormick
McFarland Lioness Club
McFarland Lions Club
Hildegarde McGown
Myrna & James McKay
Milton McMillen
Sharon & Robert Meier
Lois Menninga
Dorothy Merten
Ron & Mary Mesman
Bill Messer
Dolly Messina
Kathleen Messinger
Michael Meton
Dan Meyer
Debby & Dan Meyer
Keith Meyer
Gail Michaels
William Michels
Ann Michielli
Pamela & Mark Midbon
Roberta Mieritz
Libbie Miller
Mineral Point Lions Club
Jean & Steve Minga
Pat Minick
Steven Mintz
Judy Mitcell
Bill & Nancy Mitchell
Mary & John Moch
Kathy Mogensen
Sanbrita Mondal, MD
Joel Moore
Bruce & Bonnie Mueller
Mukwonago Lions Club
Robert & Joan Murley
Nyla Musser
Marjorie Mussman
Peter & Donna Napoleone
National Guardian Life Insurance Company
Carolyn Neerhof
Elizabeth Neff
David Nelson
Gerald Nelson
Harold & Deborah Nelson
Leroy & Patricia Nelson
Sarah Nelson
Neshkoro Lions Club
New Berlin Lioness Club
NeuGen, LLC
Diann & Charles Newby
Ramona Newton
Newton Lions Club
Jane Niebauer
Barbara Nilsson
Abigail Norderhaug
Ann Notari
Glenn Oetzel
Vince O’Hern
Murnell Olsen
Jay & Linda Olson
Brian Opria
Marina Orio
Randal & Anne Orlikowski
Phyllis Orsburne
Osceola Family Eyecare
Sandra Oudenhoven
Mary Ousley
Monica Paffenroth
Steven Pamperin
Dale Parker
Anonymous
Jeanne Parus
Shirley Patzke
Lenore Pavlick
PayPal Giving Fund
Valice Payton-Gross
Judith Peak
Sherwin & Julie Peltin
Barbara Pence
Suzanne Penfield
Steven Penn
Robert Perme
James & Carol Persohn
Kyle Persohn
Blair & Brent Perzentka
Karen & Richard Perzentka
Norma Petchle
Carolyn Petersen
Ura Petersheim
Dan & Judy Peterson
Derek Peterson
Maria Peterson
Anna Mae Petrusha
David Pfahning
Ronald & Judy Phillips
Kevin Piery
Plymouth Lions Club
John & Nancy Polaski
Betty Pollex
Lee & Cyrena Pondrom
Mary Belle Potter
Sarah Potts
Usha Prabhu
Wilai Pratoomtong
Mary & Philip Premo
Promega Corporation
Dianna Propson
Anne Putnam Smith
Racine Community Fnd.
John & Gladys Franco Fund for the Visually Impaired
Betty Rackow
Richard & Clare Radtke
Elizabeth Ragotzkie
Steven Rahn
Mark Ramirez
Kenneth Ramm
Diana & Kelly Randolph
Christopher Rapp
Daniel & Patricia Rashke
Judith Rasmussen
Michael Ratsch
Mary Rebhan
James & Irene Reid
Evelyn Reiner
Theresa Reiter
Jennifer Resnick
Anthony Resop
Jennifer & Greg Rice
Chris Richmond
Vera Riemann
Gerald Ring
Constance Risjord
Jeanne Robaidek
Delores Robillard
Eloise Robinson
Penny Robinson
Mary & Robert Roenneburg
Arlene Roesch
Duane Rogers
Nolan Rogers
Valarie Roh
Deborah Rohde
Dolores Rohloff
Karen Rosen
Andy & Linda Ross
Patricia Rossa
Royal Credit Union
Ronald Rubenzer
Leo Ruesch
Edith Sagal
Carol Saraceno
Sargento
Ruth Saunders
Elaine Schabo
Louise Schadauer
Juanita Schadde
Gladys Schaefer
Anonymous
Dexter Schaubs
Anthony Scherer
Martiann Schiele
Sandra Schild
Gary Schiller
Allan & Dorothy Schilling
Peter Schmalz
Shirley Schmid
Anonymous
Alice Schmitz
Walter & Ann Schneider
Walter Schoenfeld
Tracy Schoenrock
Jean Schott Wagner
Donald & Joan Schuette
Bob Schuh
Debbie Schultz
Ronald & Joyce Schultz
Kathleen Schuster
Charles Schwarting
Kathryn Schwenn
Betty Scott
Laurie Seiler
Elizabeth Semrau
Jackie & Jon Seymour
Priya & Vikas Sharda
Sheboygan Evening Lions Club
Nancy Shebusk
Roger Shields
Thomas & Martha Shimek
John & Beverly Shipley
Nick Sinram
Dan & Susan Sippl
Duane Sisel
Sean Size
Gerald & Judy Skaar
Patty Slaby
Raymond Smerz
Gary & Patricia Smith
Michael & Gloria Smith
Anthony Smorynski
Maxwell Snyder
Mayme & Virgil Solberg estate
Margaret Sommers
Kathy Southard
Deborah Speckmann
Rhonda Staats
Carrie Staege
Sherry Stanford Lewis
Maurice & Lois Stecklein
Maryann Steckling
Karen Steffen
Cassandra Steiner
Kenneth Steinhilber
Mary Steinhofer
Robert Steinke
Jon & Becky Stellmacher
Kimberly Stepien, MD
Michael Sterr
Herbert Sterzinger
Elaine Stevens
Kim Stien
Kenneth & Mary Stoey
Judith Stolper
Donna & William Strand
Ruth Strand
Karen Strangberg
Marvin Strehlow
Sybil Strupp
Audrey Studrawa
Paul & Barbara Sturn
Julianne Suleski
John Sullivan
William Sullivan
Charlotte Summers
Sun Prairie Lions Fnd.
Kana Sundblad
SVA
Anonymous
Ralph & Harriet Swanson
Patrick Sweeney
Elliott Sweet
Shirley Swenson
Dorothy Switzky
Peter & Ruth Taylor
Thomas Taylor
TelecomPioneers
Bob & Diane Templin
Catherine Tesar
Jacinda Tessman
Sandra Theiler
Emma Thieme
Jacolyn Thoemke
Marie Thomas
Douglas Thorp
Janice Thostenson
Thrivent Financial
Joyce Tikalsky
Michael & Julie Tilly
Kelsey Tiradani
Mark Tisdale
Sara Toenes
Marion Tomlinson
Touchdown Tavern
Town of Black Brook
Paula Tracy
Audrey & Scott Troemner
Aaria Troiano
Nicole & Daniel Tromp
Arnold & Alice Tucker
Karalee Tyrrell
Audrey Uber
Gary Utterberg
UW Credit Union
UW Dept of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Heidi Valentine
Carol & Richard Van Boxtel
Rosemary Van Buren
Linda & Steven Vande Hei
Gale VandeBerg
James Vanden Branden
Deb Vandenbroucke
Keith & Melissa VanLanduyt
Scott & Beverly Verhage
Lee Vermilyea
Vickie Vick-Peck
Bill Vielgut
Vignette Dining Club
Angelica Visgin
Michael & Elizabeth Visser
Clifford Voegeli
The Vogel Foundation
Jane & Orval Volbrecht
Martin & Karen Voss
William Wade
Eunice Wagner
Raymond & Linda Wagner
Monica Wahlberg
Arnold & Ellen Wald
Jenny Walker
Wendy & Wayne Walker
Shirley Wallace
Anonymous
James Walsh
Susan Walsh
Elizabeth Ward
Anita Waterbury
Phyllis Waters
Lester & Karen Watters
Waukesha County Community Fnd.
William M. & Michele A. Holcomb Family Fund
Amanda Wegner
Wegner CPAs
Deborah Weina
Sandy & Gary Weinert
Richard Weirich
Daniel Weiss
Sheila Weiss
Jonathan Welsch
Hannah Wente & Daniel Melanz
Wenthe-Davidson Engineering Co.
Jill Werbeckes
Lori & Mark Werbeckes
Shahla Werner
Roger & Donna Wetzel
Donald Whitman
Lori Whitney
Stephanie Whitne
Richard Wickman
Merlin Wiegel
Norma Will
Elizabeth & Phillip Willems
Margaret Williams
Franklin Wilson
Pamela Wilson
Ann Winecke
Barbra Winter
Tom Wise
Joyce Witmer
Barbara Wittmershaus
Marcy Worzala
Mary & Conrad Wrzesinski
Nancy Wuensch
Amy Wurf
Gerard Xavier
Gary & Sandra Yakes
Reta Yeazel
Susan Young
Terri Young, MD
YourCause
Ann Yourell
Joseph & Edna Zadra
Sol Zaichick
Jon Zalewski
Patty & Steve Zallar
Beth Ann Zellmer
John & Roslyn Zeltins
Chris & Theresa Zenchenko
Lon & Linda Ziehm
Dean Ziemke
Alan Zimmerman
Zion Ladies Society
Arthur Zoellner
Wayne & Beulah Zoutendam
Carl Zutz

Donations can be made online or sent to:

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired 754 Williamson Street, Madison, WI  53703

Direct questions to Lori at (608) 237-8114 or send her an email.