# Tributes

###### Photo courtesy of: Michele Hermansen

# A gift to the SPLF is a thoughtful way to honor a special person or occasion.

### Your gift will enhance the library and its treasures and enrich the lives of people of all ages, interests, and needs in countless ways.

### 2017 Tributes

#### Gifts in honor of:

**Lynne Bertalmio***Given by Ned and Eileen Gordon, Barbara and Joe Halligan, Vern and Edie Hophan, James Kalb and Lynne LeTart, Linda Long and Leslie Forster, Sheila Maybanks and Jerry Doherty, Janet Morgen, Fred Rengel and Pamela Koetz, Frank and Joan Schaffer, Ann and Steve Wolff***Our Children and Grandchildren***Given by Norm and Jean Davis***Nancy Haugen***Given by Carol Stabenow***Myron and Irmy Haugen***Given by Nancy Haugen***Livia Klemetsrud***Given by Donna Dielentheis***Nancy Prince***Given by Carol Tollefsrud and Gary Gullikson***The hard work of Ann Wolff***Given**by Carlos and Nancy Taylor***Ann Wolff***Given by Jo Gascoigne, Vern and Edie Hophan, Norma and Dan Wilson*

#### Gifts in memory of:

**Dr. Joe Bagnara***Given by Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Catharine N. Bell***Given by Liz and Larry Wolf***Jim Blichfeldt***Given by Steve and Ann Wolff***Dr. Ira Clark***Given by Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Kevin Claus**Given by Chuck and Flo Claus**Jane Dickinson***Given by Paxton Harvieux***Ernie Dielentheis***Given by Donna Dielentheis***Deb DeSteno***Given by Carroll Rock***Pamela S. Hamre, 2/20/1956 – 2/13/2017***Given by Paul Hamre***Orlan Hinrichs and Bonnie Pence***Given by Kathi Hinrichs-Pence and James Pence***Dick Huelsmann***Given by Jo Gascoigne***Nils C. Johnson***Given by Diane and Richard Johnson***Ron Long***Given by the Long Family***Sylvia McCallister***Given by John McCallister***Emmett Ranum***Given by Ruth Ranum***Searle R. Sandeen***Given by Pat and Warren Bovee***Curtis Swanson***Given by Debra and Dave Dziuk***Dr. Jon Swenson***Given by George and Donna Hoeppner*

### 2016 Tributes

#### Gifts in honor of:

**My mother Marcia Anderson***Given by Noreen and Kevin Olson***Lynne Bertalmio. Thank you, Lynne, for helping to make our library an outstanding resource and a point of community pride!***Given by Dale and Jennifer Shaller***My dear friends Arlyce, Denise, Heidi, Jan, Lori, Jackie & Anne!***Given by Kristy Bjerk***Leslie E. Forster***Given by Linda L. Long***In honor of my grandchildren Mia, Lilly, Liviah, and Liam who will benefit from this wonderful library!***Given by Cindy Martin***Karen Hannah***Given by Carol and Loren Carver***Myron and Irmy Haugen***Given by Nancy Haugen, Carol Stabenow***Aurora Jacobsen***Given by Susan Buchman***To my beautiful daughter, Vanessa Kirkeby. Never stop reading. It keeps your mind creative!***Given by Denise Kirkeby***Library Board and Library Staff***Given by Jo Gascoigne***Our beautiful library!***Given by Sue and Joseph Sperber***Carol, Matt, and Nate Stabenow***Given by Nancy Haugen***Pivot Stillwater***Given by Bob and Mary Molenda***Gary and Janet Stone***Given by Marilyn Miller***Janet Stone***Given by Gary Stone***Ann Wolff***Given by Helen Goldberg, Carlos and Nancy Taylor*

#### Gifts in memory of:

**Catharine N. Bell***Given by Alice Engelman, Friday Study Club***Alexandra (Sandy) Bloom***Given by Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Roland and Amee Brandt***Given by Marcus and Merrily Brandt***Karl Bremer***Given by Christine Bremer***Jonathan Engelbretson***Given by Karen Engelbretson and Steve Nusbaum***John G. Erickson***Given by Elizabeth B. Erickson***Dr. Carver Coit Fouks***Given by Eunice Fouks***Ronald and Alverna Hachey***Given by Judy Leahy***Paxton Harvieux***Given by Jane Dickinson***Quentin Heimerman***Given by Sally Heimerman***Margaret Ann “Peggy” Houston***Given by Jane Dickinson, Fred Rengel and Pamela Koetz***Susan Howard***Given by Robert Howard***Jeanne Judd***Given by Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Jon Kub***Given by Joan Zimmerman***Zella Landrud***Given by Carolyn Elliott***Mabel Linquist***Given by David Linquist***Frances Malarkey Lohmer***Given by Robert and Tubby Lohmer***Jacob Martell***Given by Larry and Gail Martell***Dr. Duane Nelson***Given by Margaret Nelson***Karl E. Neumeier***Given by Lora M. Neumeier***Mr. James Oates***Given by**Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Marvel Old***Given by Maureen Bell***June Olson***Given by Leonard L. Olson***Brittani Ashli Palmer***Given by Laura Palmer***N. Lucille Parish***Given by Ron and Pat Parish***Lawrence “Larry” E. Pierson***Given by John Paul Gillen***Harold Roslin***Given by Ellen Roslin***Helen Rita Sassor***Given by Anita Garvey***Hal Seim***Given by Phyllis Seim***Curtis Swanson***Given by Debra and Dave Dziuk***Robert and Dorothy Thueson***Given by Ann Thueson, Jack and Sue Thueson, Patrick and Luba Thueson, Tom and Kathy Thueson, Floyd and Sally Hansen***Mary Jo Weingarten***Given by George and Donna Hoeppner***Hazel Wilson***Given by Norma and Dan Wilson, Curtis and Sandra Nielsen, Ann and Steve Wolff*

### 2015 Tributes

#### Gifts in honor of:

**All those that helped preserve SPL!***Given by Linda Long***Marcia Anderson***Given by Noreen and Kevin Olson***Lynne Bertalmio, for her years of service to the library and to the community.***Given by Larry and Kathy Panciera***Brian Bielenberg, Aigli Pittaka and Aliosha Bielenberg Pittaka for their love of the library.***Given by Ann and Bob Bielenberg***Great Books!***Given by Spike and Kat Carlsen***Alice Colombo***Given by**Peg and Paul Quinn***Myron and Irmy Haugen***Given by Nancy Haugen, Carol Stabenow***Nancy Haugen***Given by Carol Stabenow***Karen Hannah***Given by Carol Carver***Lori Houston***Given by Brian and Jane Luke***Aurora Jacobsen and Leslie Forster, who have been so kind, helpful, and friendly to us when we come in.***Given by Susan Buchman***Our Wonderful Library***Given by Sue and Joe Sperber***The Library Board, who works so hard and long to keep the library updated and efficient! A tireless group!***Given by Jo Gascoigne***The Entire Library Staff***Given by The family of Mabel Linquist – Dave, Lori, and Tim***My mother Lillian***Given by Jerry and Leslie Jones***Mia, Lilly, Liviah and Liam who will benefit from all the generous Give to the Max Day donations.***Given by Cindy Martin***N. Lucille Parish***Given by Ron and Pat Parish***Dave Pohl***Given by The board of the Margaret Rivers Fund***Carol Stabenow***Given by Nancy Haugen,**Terry Trautman and David Hanson***Carol, Matt and Nate Stabenow***Given by Nancy Haugen***Maury and Jeanne Stenerson***Given by Anne and Todd Anderson***Ann Wolff, who makes this corner of the world go around!***Given by Lynne Bertalmio and Will Ersland***Ann Wolff, for the support in my writing journey!***Given by Diane Dettmann*

#### Gifts in memory of:

**Roy Anderson***Given by Karen Anderson***Karl Bremer***Given by Christine Bremer***Al Butala***Given by Mark and Nancy Butala***Mary Jane Borsdorf***Given by Rex and Ann Martin***Emil Brandt***Given by Judith Brandt***Roland and Amee Brandt***Given by Mark and Merrily Brandt***William F. Golden***Given by Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Josh Gunderson***Given by Dave and Judy Gunderson***Geri Hamrock***Given by Martha Morse and Michael Hughes***Paxton Harvieux***Given by Jane Dickinson***Dick Huelsmann***Given by Huelsmann Foundation***Lillian Johnson***Given by Jerry and Leslie Jones***Nils Christian Johnson***Given by Richard and Diane Johnson, Steve and Ann Wolff***Husband “Choc” Junker – Choc “never” completed reading a whole book in his lifetime. But because our Stillwater Library is so important to the people in Stillwater, this donation is made in his memory. Choc loved Stillwater and every building and person in it!***Given by Bev Junker***Carol Laatsch***Given by Marla Haley***Becky Leverty***Given by Harold and Mary Leverty***Mabel Linquist***Given by The family of Mabel Linquist – Dave, Lori and Tim,**John Linquist, Mark and Carol Rossi, Ann and Gene Nelson, Craig and Susan Wolfgram***Frances Jane Lohmer***Given by Bob and Tubby Lohmer***My mom***Given by Carolyn Elliott***Grandpa Fred Nuessmeier***Given by Donna Vonlehe***Marvel Old***Given by Timothy Old and Morgan Clifford***Mary Pedginski***Given by Toni Lehman and James Pedginski***Harry Peterson***Given by Lorraine and Bill Tyra***Mary G. Rivard***Given by Bill and Michelle Heiting***Harold Roslin***Given by Ellen Roslin***Mrs. Paul Saltman***Given by Dr. and Mrs. H. George Golden***Searle R. Sandeen***Given by Pat and Warren Bovee***Harold Seim***Given by Phyllis Seim***Curtis Swanson***Given by Debra and Dave Dziuk***Dr. Jon Swenson***Given by George and Donna Hoeppner***Dorothy Thueson to support library programs for The Big Read in the St. Croix Valley***Given by Tom and Kathy Thueson***Ann Tiziani, Grandmother***Given by Marilyn Ford***Pauline Webster***Given by Alice Colombo***Margie Wellman and her lifelong love of reading and books***Given by Summer Kuehn***Francis, Adine and David Zimmerman***Given by Joan Zimmerman*