SOARING Capital Campaign

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Holy Family Catholic Schools is thankful for everyone who has stepped up to support our students and schools through the SOARING Capital Campaign. A little over a year into fundraising to renovate Wahlert Catholic High School and the results thus far have been truly amazing.


2015–2016 SOARING Capital Campaign Donors

Below are the names of those who, as of February 25, 2016, have committed to help our efforts. 

Soaring Eagle - $1 million or more

John and Alice Butler


Golden Eagle - $500,000 - $999,999

Wahlert Foundation

Michael and Susan Steele


Eagle - $250,000 - $499,999

Theisen Supply, Inc.

Portzen Construction Inc

Diane and Jeffrey Bertsch

Gregory and Connie Burbach

Timothy and Kim Burbach

Stephen and Constance Hardie

Steven and Melissa Kean

Kim A. Kunkel

Michael and Sally Portzen

David and Nancy Wahlert

Mark and Maureen Molo

Leo and Marita Theisen


Visionary - $100,000 - $249,999

Klauer Manufacturing Company

A Y McDonald Mfg. Co. Charitable Foundation

Faley Enterprises

Carolyn Gantz and Gerald Ihm

Charles and Vicki Glab

William and Karen May

Leann and Robert McDonald

Mary S. Schmid

Valorie and Kevin Schmitt

Natalie and Scott Schramm

Patrick Steele and Mary Paula Zaytoun Steele

Kendra and Brian Sullivan

Ruth N. Miroyiannis Estate

Mulgrew Oil Co.

Elizabeth and David Cushman

John and Eleanor Freund

Joyce Honkamp

Janet L. Rhomberg

Gantz Foundation/Pepsi

David and Amy Becker

Nancy and Christopher Patrick

'Charles J. and Marjorie T. Schrup Family Foundation

James and Susan Wahlert Family

Phil and Joan Weber

Robert and Donna Wahlert

Archdiocese Of Dubuque

American Trust & Savings Bank


Catalyst - $75,000 - $99,999

Dupaco Community Credit Union

John and Donna Schmidt


Builder - $50,000 - $74,999

Dubuque Bank & Trust Co.

Flynn Family Foundation

R D McDonald Charitable Foundation

Sarah Spencer Foundation

Richard and Mary Berning

Joseph and Beth Broderick

Michael and Molly Dalton

John and Catherine Darrah

James and Jean Gantz

Charles and Mary Gantz

Thomas and Paula Giese

Michael and Natalie Hoffmann

Stephanie Holscher Bear and Jim Bear

William R. Klauer

Robert and Judy Klauer

Scott and Laura Leibfried

Joy K. McCarthy

David and Lori Meyer

Brian and Gina Moran

John and Stephanie Ottavi

James and Nancy Rhomberg

Richard and Wanda Runde

Michael and Gail Scherr

Michael and Elizabeth Schmid

Ann E. Schreiber

Christopher and Pamela Theisen

Dennis and Diane Thier

Timothy and Dawn Weber

Jeffrey and Jodi Weber

Francis and Marion O'Connor Family Gift

Brian and Kathleen Kane


Advocate - $25,000 - $49,999

Alliant Energy Foundation Matching Gifts Program

Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company

Cummer Masonry Inc

Keith and Lugene Berning

Mary and Anthony Burbach

Daniel and Christine Corken

Brian and Michelle Covey

Maria and Michael Fleege

Charles and Linda Giese

James and Catherine Giese

Richard and Mary Gregory

Anthony E. Hardie

Richard and Brenda Hartig

Joseph and Trisha Hearn

Marilyn and Robert Hoefer

Katharine and Kim Keuter

Kraig and Nikki Kiefer

Michael and Emily Klauer

James and Nancy Klauer

Dale and Mary Leibfried

Eric and Linda Lucy

Terrance and Rae Ann Maiers

Douglas and Michele May

John and Lynn McCullough

Richard and Mary McKay

Jane and Daniel Mueller

Mary Mulgrew and the late Jame P. Mulgrew

Danial and Julie Neebel

Reverend John J. O'Connor

Kris and Stephen Rodham

Scott and Kim Schemmel

Lynn and Thomas Siegert

Timothy and Christie Timmerman

Carol and Michael Trueg

Patrick and Wendy Vance

Chris and Lisa Vogel

Julie and Larry Vogt

Kurt and Sarah Wedewer

Pauline and James White

Ronald and Judith Wolf

Elizabeth and Paul Frommelt

William and Linda Callahan

Ann M. Rhomberg Donor Advised Fund

Terrance and Paula Friedman

Jason Haynes

Terry and Juliana Kouba

Sharon Kress and Keith Cook

Kelly and Ronald Mussehl

Susan E. Rhomberg

Michael and Julie Schmalz

Kristine and Christopher Stille

McCoy Group, Inc.

Reverend Ronald G. Friedell

Chad and Tammy Huntington

Michael and Julie Sullivan


Ambassador - $10,000 - $24,999

Ludovissy & Associates

Sisters of the Presentation

Callahan Construction Inc

Mary and Harry Althaus

Christopher and Fiona Breslin

The Carew Family

Kathleen and David Chameli

Michael and Laura Chapman

Mary J. Chapman

Matthew and Kara Dodds

Emily Duehr and Benjamin Hoelscher

John and Amy Freund

Jeanne and Garry Heiar

Mark and Julie Hermann

Elizabeth and Bradley Heying

Randy and Dianne Kemp

Vincent and Bernice Martensen

Kevin and Trisha Mullen

Timothy and M. Elaine Murphy

James and Jodi Nemmers

Patrick and Darlene O'Neill

Richard and Maureen Runde

Douglas and Martha Schmid

Paul and Jodi Sigwarth

Charles E. Stoltz

Wade and Jennifer Teslow

Katie and Andrew Thomas

Jeffery and Amy Vaassen

James and Geraldine Walsh

Timothy and Diane Weitzel

Michael and Carrie Welbes

R. Michael and Diane Wertz

Paschal and Janet Zuccaro


Marni and Bradley Peck


Amy and Joseph Principi

Timothy and Kristen Berning

DuTrac Community Credit Union

Hormel Foods Corporation

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. Charitable Foundation

Brandon and Joanna Darrah

Kenneth and Margaret Funke

James and Shawna Hallenbeck

Susan and Jason Hughes

Patricia and Ronald Iverson

Julie and Thomas King

Caroline and John Mockler

Robert and Agnes Wahlert

Daniel and Aimee Walsh

Roger and Mary Berning

Sisters of the Visitation

Thomas and Anne Benda

Stephen and Julie Frommelt

Nancy and Martin McNamer

Gregory and Margaret Miller

Douglas and Marilyn Olk

Gregory and Tamera White


Diplomat - $5,000 - $9,999

Pfizer Matching Gifts Program

Edmund C. Laue Trust

Gregory and Nancy Adams

Julia and Jamey Aird

Lisa and Mark Anderson

Jeff and Kathy Bodine

Amy and Tom Brooner

Andy and Michelle Burgmeier

Edward and Teri Connolly

Richard and Bobbi Cummer

Monica and James Curoe

John and Lisa Dodds

James and Kathleen Doudna

Reverend Wayne J. Droessler

Abbey and Jesse Drolema

Tony and Amy Duehr

Fred and Tracy Fischer

Eric and Kim Foy

Marian and Kenneth Furst

Scott and Michele Ganshirt

Amy Gilligan and Michael Shubatt

Brian and Linda Gilligan

Duane and Tina Gonner

David J. Hanley

Beth and Peter Hanlon

Mark and Karen Heiderscheit

Paul and Gina Hoffmann

Ellen and Stephen Hoy

Sara and Heath Hutchinson

John and Deb Kalb

Thomas and Carla Kemp

James and Margaret Kircher

Michael and Claire Lattner

Chris and Erica McCarville

Thomas and Jeanne Mercer

Karen A. Michels

Reverend Monsignor James L. Miller

Anne and Marcus Murphy

Chad and Cyndy Nachtman

Reverend Mark R. Nemmers

Randal and Doris Nigg

Thomas and Mary Ann Oglesby

Roger and Luanus Ott

Stephen and Charlene Pierotti

Reverend Donald J. Plamondon

Madonna C. Portz

Brian and Jill Powers

Jack and Liz Pregler

Diane and Randall Rambousek

Brian and Marirose Rauch

Reverend Steven J. Rosonke

Karen A. Schmid

Steven and Julie Sloan

Katherine and Quentin Smith

Michael and Jennifer Specht

Scott and Rachel Steiner

Kathleen and Patrick Sullivan

Virginia and Dale Till

Scott and Kelli Wagner

Mark D. Wahlert

James A. Walsh

Robert and Barbara Frommelt

Barbara M. Kruse

Susan and Ed Ritts

Sisters of St Francis

Mark and Catherine Derby

United Way Silicon Valley

Carrie and Kirk Fitzgerald

Lawrence Friedman

Timothy and Sara Noonan

Brian Poirier and Cheryl Syke

Robert and Linda McQuillen

Bob Schreiber and Family

William and Susan Dall

Kristen and Michael Igo

Ronald and Susan Meyers

Michael and Paula Montag

JoAnn and Charles Olson

Dan and Lisa Saddler

Kurt and Lee Ann Strand

Charles Skemp


Friend - $2,500 - $4,999

Wells Fargo Advisors

Frances A. Amundsen

A. John and Cynthia Arenz

Carl and Mary Breen

Ryan and Raquel Burbach

Claire and Charles Cook

Andrew and Jennifer Daughetee

Wesley and Melissa Digmann

Janet and Michael Freihoefer

Timothy and Anne Heiar

Robert and Faye Hoffman

John and Mary Ann Hohnecker

Janet and Doug Horsfall

G. Christopher and Wendy Lyons

Ben D. Makovec

Sharon A. Matz

Shirley M. McCullough

Bryan P. Pechous

Valerie and Tom Peckosh

James and Jan Sigwarth

Randy and Lynn Skemp

Bart and Rebecca Timmerman

Mary Lou Valentine

Michael and Mary Alice Walsh

Douglas and Jolene Wareham

Kathleen and W. Steve Abba

Cindy and Thomas Evans

Wendy and Michael Herrig

Jo Ann and James Hurley

Nicole and Eric Johnson

James and Barbara Killoran

Tina and Jason Knockel

Lisa and Michael Krapfl

Reverend Eugene C. Kutsch

Mark and Stacey May

Scott and Laurie McCarthy

Richard and Mary Meyers

Diana and Michael Moroney

Steven and Christine Ochs

Andrew M. Petitgout

Kathleen and Dana Schrack

Jeffrey A. Swift

Thomas and Kathleen Timp

Robert and Mary Urell

Rebecca and Douglas Varley

Paige and Daniel Wallace

James and Constance White

Diane and John Kock

A Y McDonald Mfg. Co.

Bruce and Laura Anderson

Robert and Carol Gebhart

Jacqueline and John Gonner

Kerry and Robert McCullough

Gerard and Lola Noonan

Eric and Judy Munshower

Robert and Rebecca Oberfoell


Guardian - $1,000 - $2,499

Schoen Family Charitable Trust

Monsignor James O. Barta

Ed and Elizabeth Behnke

Phyllis A. Blichmann

Jack and Judy Blosch

Mary Brennan and James McNamara

Thomas and Juanita Burke

Catherine and Patrick Conlon

Constance and Michael Cosgrove

Donald and Ann Degnan

Linda Domeyer and Kevin Leeseberg

Edward and M. Gansemer

Louise Gschwendtner

David J. Holmberg

Robert and Sharon Jungk

Mary and Cletus Kaiser

David and Angela Kelley

Michael and Beth Kircher

Roger F. Klauer

John Kunnert and Kimberly Erusha

Jeanne A. Lauritsen

Robert and Joan Lentz

Donald C. Linden

John and Kim Lohberg

Charles and Mary Longo

Roger and Rose Maiers

Marie R. McCaffery

Kipp and Patty Melin

Karen and Merle Meyer

Francis and Mary Miller

Sharon and Kelly Myers

Guardian continued

Harold and Ruth Oglesby (in memory of Mike Oglesby)

Margaret Oppelt

James and Nancy Pearson

Pamela and Paul Peckosh

Timothy and Barbara Piggott

Daniel and Elaine Pregler

Dennis and Rita Ryan

Raymond and Mary Schmerbach

Thomas Schreiber and Molly Andersen-Schreiber

Elaine M. Seaman

David and Barbara Setter

Thomas and Susan Stierman

Steven and Jacqueline Stoffel

Jerry J. Tigges

Cynthia A. Wagner

Michael and Maureen Ward

Kevin and Sean Weber

Claire and Thomas Wiedmayer

E. David and Renee Wright

Sharon Wulfekuhle-Hefel and Dennis Hefel

Beth and Warren Gall

Jill and Todd Link

Carol A. Bitter

Randy and Jamie Burger

Therese and Robert Buss

Mary Jo Dalsing

Sandra K. Gaul

Steven and Susan Houselog

Angela and Jeremy Jones

Russ and Ann Knepper

Melissa and John Kruse

Roger and Carol Langkamp

David and Mary Leary

Jeremy and Crystal Leemon

Sarah and Matthew Martineau

Kelly and Jim McDermott

Patrick and Joyce Portzen

Ralph and Jane Rollins

Nicholas and Nancy Sullivan

Cynthia A. Thommen

James and Alice Wolf

Deluxe Corporation Foundation

John and Marilyn Bustle

Thomas and Barbara Callahan

Cynthia L. Henkel

Steven and Julie Hill

Ellen and Dennis Kremer

Richard and Lynette Woods

Wells Fargo & Company

Roger and Kay Auderer

Jolene and Terry Belken

Lawrence and Paula Blatnik

Katherine and Aaron Burke

Ruth A. Burrows

Katie J. Chapman

Mary Bridget and Jared Deutsch

Diane and Philip Denlinger

Kathryn J. Dolter

Gerald and Jennifer Elbert

Peter and Margaret Eldridge

Molly and Daniel Fitzsimmons

Dana and Thomas Friedel

Monsignor Karl L. Glovik

Diann and Richard Guns

Reverend Joseph L. Hauer

Tony and Mardi Heiar

Brian and Bridget Hilby

Brendan and Zoe Houlihan

Andrew and Sarah Kahler

Terry and Patricia Kemp

James and Colleen Kuhl

James and Patti Luksetich

M. Thomas and Joyce Meaney

Brenda and Gregory Norby

Julie and Dennis Rima

Laura and Shane Ripley

Marlene and Kenneth TeKippe

Mary J. Tigges

Anne and Stephen Tomecek

Richard K. Traylor

Thomas and Amy Wagner

Jennifer and Richard Walker

Karle and Mary Beth Wigginton

Dennis and Mary Cosley

De Loras Fortman

Thomas and Joyce Connors

Kristin and Terrance Kane

Vincent and Karen Leisen

Paul A. Meyers

Ted and Carol Murray

Monsignor Thomas E. Toale

Jean and Myron Vance

Kathy and Kurt Wuertzer

Greg and Kristy Lenz

Bruce Berstler

John and Kathy Lundstrom


Patron - $5 - $999

Michael J. Burgmeier

Lene Rubly

Martha J. Clark

Nancy and Dan Biechler

Ann M. Hall

Thomas and Mary Hoelscher

Patricia F. Hough

Mark and Marion Huettner

Abbie and Brett Maras

Barbara M. Ressler

Janice K. Siegert

John F. Ternes

Joseph Vogt

Richard and Barbara Blichmann

Michelle Gallager

Deborah A. Goar

Gregory and Beth Holdener

Patricia and Kermit Jackson

Rose and John Noel

Thomas and Alice Prochaska

Stanley and Sybil Schroeder

Nathan Weber

Kathleen and Alan Wedig

Kimberly S. Berntgen

Patricia J. Cawley

Barbara and Chris Ehlers

Mary Ann and Mark Feldman

Darlene Kaufmann

Deanna and Patrick Koopmann

Philip H. Lochner

Anthony and Dorothy McDermott

Mira J. Mosle

Kathryn and Michael Petitgout

Mary Pink

John and Helen Rodham

Jessica and Dan Russo

Mary O. Schlader

Debra and Robert Schroeder

John and Ann Schroeder

Arlene and Thomas Schultz

Rita and Ronald Soppe

Sharon and Keith Steuer

Doris and Derl Wuertzer

Evelyn and Paul Dolan

Susan and George Limberg

Maria and Michael Steinlage

David and Mary Weiland

Jeanne and John Weydert

Gerald and Phyllis Naumann

Guy and Kathleen Wagner

Elizabeth and Tim Altman

Kathryn and Adam Austin

Margaret Bakey

Robert and Joan Blocker

Lawrence J. Breitbach

Linda D. Brown

Barb and Michael Carr

Daniel and Lynn Chapman

Sarah M. Conlon

Tyler J. Decker

Joyce K. Denczek

William and Patricia Dougherty

Matthew and Shirley Gasper

Janet and James Gastineau

Eileen Geraghty

Bernadine Giese

Cheryl and Charles Hartman

Anne M. Heinz

Steve and Barb Hohmann

James and Ann Huss

John and Lorri Jackson

Douglas and Nancy Jansen

Kathy and John Kapparos

Dennis and Katherine Kearney

Joan M. Kehoe

William and Barbara Kelzer

Craig and Lynn Kloft

George and Mary Knight

Lori and Frank Lahey

Carol A. Lavenz

Nancy and James Leonard

Phyllis and Norbert Link

Todd and Jill Link

John and Mary Lovell

David and Kristi Massey

John W. McAndrews

Gladys and James McDonald

Elizabeth Nauman and Philip Anglewicz

Ernest and Linda Pfeiffer

Richard M. Plowman

Judy M. Rosenow

Robert and Mary Schauer

Robert J. Schiel

Natalie Schira

Stanley and Mary Schloz

Judith and Cletus Schmitt

Paul and Diane Sievers

Rose and Wayne Small

Roger and Sarah Smith

Daniel and Cheryl Smith

Robin Sunny

Kathy Tilkes

Patrick and Patricia Veneziano

Julie and Jeff Voss

Kim and James Weinschenk

Michael and Karen Whalen

Daniel White

Marlene and John Woller

James and Judith Braun

Sister Kay Gaul, OSF

Lawrence and Helen Schaul

Jacqueline Dunn

Sandra and Loras Ambrosy

Deborah and John Bakewell

Sharyl E. Bartels

Marie and William Becker

David and Elizabeth Beckius

Diane Berryman

John and Carolyn Blocklinger

Arlene A. Breitbach

Daniel and Christina Brimeyer

Sean Campbell

Patricia Conlan, RSM (In memory of Grace Conlan)

Jacqueline M. Cullen

Charlotte R. Danner

Elizabeth and Peter Deegan

Clayton J. Degenhardt

Kevin and Teresa Driscoll

Karen and Roger Earle

Dale and Jamie Easley

Kimberly and Edward Feyen

James and Jane Flogel

Marabeth and Norman Freund

Jay F. Hantelman

Richard and Vicki Hefel

Con and Mary Herburger

Kenneth and Jennifer Hermsen

Jean and Terry Hilkin

Elizabeth Hingtgen

Ann and John Hoff

Maryann Jewell

Stephen and Suzanne Juergens

Virginia A. Komiskey

Mary and Roger Konrardy

Norman and Eunice Kunkel

Earlyn J. Loeffelholz

Elaine and Michael Lombardi

Joseph and Erin Maloney

David and Alice McGhee

Duane and Jane Meyer

Margaret A. Mulderig

Daniel and Kelly Mulligan

Beth and Kenneth Nichols

John and Jane Nigg

Nona R. Nigg

John and Lavonne Noel

Marilyn and Daniel O'Rourke

Ruthann Oberfoell-White and James White

Barbara and Gene Osterholz

Tena and Al Paparelli

Elaine and George Portzen

Edward and Mary Riley

Corey and Renate Root

Samuel and Sarah Schmelzer

Donald and Elizabeth Schmit

Gary L. Schulte

Teri and Brian Schulz

Charles and Nicole Sisler

Richard and Nicole Soer

Nancy and Thomas Spalla

Harold and Imogene Styer

Margaret Sullivan

Timothy and Jane Sullivan

Thomas and Judy Schadler Syke

Marianne and Wayne Tiffany

Joseph Tilp

Donald and Pat Trumm

John and Debra Tully

Kathleen and Bradley Waggoner

Mary T. Whalen

Mary Ann Winter

Brenda and Robert Wise

Joel and Emily Allen

James and Kay Brimeyer

Thelma Roberts

John Deere Foundation for Matching Gifts

Robert and Elizabeth Leibfried

Jonathan Peiffer

Maria and Scott Schemmel

Jodi and Douglas Warden

Robert and Betty Beecher

Thomas and Linda Bierie

Michael and Stasia Brannon

Reverend Harold J. Drexler

Tim G. Ehrmann

Thomas and Lisa English

Janet R. Fessler

Lillian M. Freund

Marilyn and Joel Gorun

Monsignor John R. McClean

Gari McDermott

Michael and Ann Mulligan

Amy and Troy Rambousek

Marilyn and Steven Skahill

Viola L. Steffen

Jane M. Tebbe

Greg and Diane Wagner

Michael and Amy Mahoney

Voss Pest Control

Kevin and Donna Arthofer

Carla B. Carton

Lisa and Wes Dolphin

Roberta and Richard Earles

Janice M. Giesler

Francis and JoAnn Giunta

Howard and Sandra Hammerand

Jennifer and Bart Kintzinger

Gerald and Darlene Koppes

Diane Peacock

Frederic and Virginia Rohner

Joyce and Paul Scherner

Deborah and Mark Studelska

Colleen and Wayne Venter

Robin and Adam Briggs

Michele E. Gelaude

Sara and Joseph Gianino

Kyle Howard

Daniel J. Nugent

Korrin Schriver

Francis and Sheila Ward

Frank and Theresa Cicciarelli

Kristie and Kevin Coffman

Rosalind and David Bierie

Louis and Irene Bassler

Aaron J. Behnke

Donald and Anna Brimeyer

Bennett Cook and Mary Ellen Carroll

Angela and Michael Fitzpatrick

Wahlert Class of 1965

Michele A. Frith

Ronald and Shirley Gansen

Nathaniel Gee

Anne P. Grace

Leanne M. Horsfall

Thomas and Kim Kelzer

Kathleen and George Kotz

Katie and Chris Lenart

John and Mary Mauss

Lisa and Steve Osterberger

Sandra Parrett

Patrick and Ruth Rea

Mary and William Rhomberg

Joan and Craig Schaefer

Margaret and Thomas Schaefer

Rose Mary Schira

Ronald and Julie Schlader

Emily R. Schmidt

Mark and Crystal Schnee

Martin and Kathleen Sullivan

Susan and Leonard Uhal

Clement and Judith Walleser

Travis Zajac and Shannon Becker-Zajac

Phillip and Katie Bormann

Dale and Tammy Gansen

Andrea Hauser

Reverend John C. Paisley

William and Ellen Spencer

Kathleen and Jeff Tracy

Sarah and Scott Blosch

Keith and Erin Habel

Michael J. McClain

Reverend Mark Murphy

Mark and Emily Mier

John and Sharon Wolfe

Robert and Christine Wiezorek

Thank you! Our mission wouldn't be possible without you.


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    • St. Patrick
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The success that we have experienced over the years is directly tied to our generous supporters and the parishes of our faith community that provide vital support for our schools. As we continue to work to provide our students with the best possible Catholic education, please know that we are grateful for the many ways that you make Holy Family Catholic Schools better.

Kari Nickol
Director of 
Institutional Advancement
(563) 582-5456, Ext. 284

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