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Transforming through Generosity

Recognizing those in our giving circles and their commitment to the WesleyLife mission.

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The Legacy Circle

The Legacy Circle includes those who have named WesleyLife and/or one of our communities or services in their wills or through other estate gifts. We are grateful that these generous individuals have chosen to impact vulnerable older adults and veterans beyond their lifetimes.

If you have included WesleyLife in your will or estate plans and your name is not listed here, please contact us so we may thank and recognize you. We are honored to do so.

Learn more about ways to include WesleyLife Foundation in your will.

  • Anonymous (5)
  • Shirley and Duane Acker
  • Bill and Helen Brantley
  • Tom Carpenter
  • James Morrison Collier
  • Cathie Conley
  • Richard and Ruth Davitt
  • Gladys M. Ferguson
  • Marla and Ronald Franklin
  • Howard Frazier
  • Elizabeth Frink
  • Jim and Evelyn Gore
  • Marylin A. Gorham
  • Dale and Barbara Henning
  • Dwight and Patricia Hicks
  • Betty Jean Hotchkin
  • William and Barbara Keck
  • Alberta and Burt* Kisling
  • Gary Kloppenburg
  • Helen Kooistra
  • Anne Koth
  • Rob and Glenda Kretzinger
  • Mary Langdon
  • Everett Laning
  • Rebecca Lodge
  • Lavone Mann
  • Jack and Charlotte Maples
  • John and Jan Mechem
  • Elodie Morrison
  • Lois Priest
  • Beverly Radcliffe
  • Melvin L. and
    Jacquelyn S.* Rambo
  • Dorothy Riddle
  • Eleanor Smith
  • Katherine Sopasakis
  • Ramona and Jerry*
    Sorensen
  • William Tomlinson
  • John and Anna* Woolson

Donors of Distinction

WesleyLife recognizes living donors and organizations with a lifetime giving total of $100,000 or more through 2022 as Donors of Distinction. By achieving this level of giving, these donors have demonstrated trust in and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of WesleyLife.

  • Anonymous (3)
  • Andringa Family Foundation
  • Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company
  • Baker Group
  • Clinton County Development Association
  • Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
  • Corteva
  • Delta Dental of Iowa
  • DeWitt Bank & Trust
  • DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation
  • Ernest & Florence Sargent Family Foundation
  • First Central State Bank
  • Gabus Family Foundation
  • Geisler Penquite Foundation
  • Iowa Annual Conference of the UMC
  • Kemin Industries
  • Kresge Foundation
  • Marion County Bank
  • Marion County Community Foundation
  • Maytag Corporation Foundation
  • Meals on Wheels of America
  • Pella Community Foundation
  • Pella Corporation
  • Pella Regional Health Center
  • Polk County Board of Supervisors
  • Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino
  • Precision Inc.
  • Principal Financial Group Foundation Inc.
  • Ruan Family Foundation
  • Smith Family Foundation
  • The Coons Foundation
  • United Way
  • Unity Point Health
  • Vermeer Charitable Foundation
  • W.T. and Edna M. Dahl Trust
  • Washington County Riverboat Foundation
  • Wellmark Foundation
  • William A. Steele Foundation, Inc.
  • James Morrison Collier
  • Kay and Mark* DeCook
  • Roy and Averyle Ehrle
  • Suzie Glazer Burt
  • Sandy and Bruce* Heerema
  • Roger and Sharon Hogle
  • Fred and Becky Hunt
  • Tom and Linda Koehn
  • Rob and Glenda Kretzinger
  • Steve and Cathy Lacy
  • Mary Langdon
  • Stan and Gayle Poortinga
  • Wayne and Nancy Stuedemann
  • Alan and Myrna J. Tubbs
  • James R. and Dottie* Tyler
  • Bob* and Lois Vermeer
  • Craig Witte and Ann Abplanalp
  • Mark and Marsha Witte

Annual Giving Circles

We gratefully acknowledge the following individuals and organizations for their 2022 contributions to WesleyLife. The donor levels include all gifts and pledges made from January 1 through December 31, 2022.

Future pledge installments are recognized in the year they were originally committed.

Century Club
$100,000+

  • Anonymous
  • ARPA - City of Des Moines
  • ARPA - State of Iowa
  • Baker Group
  • Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
  • Delta Dental of Iowa
  • DeWitt Community Hospital Foundation
  • Gabus Family Foundation
  • Kemin Industries
  • MidAmerican Energy Company
  • Polk County Board of Supervisors
  • Prairie Meadows Race Track & Casino
  • Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc.
  • Richard Weeks* Trust
  • Riley Family Foundation
  • Wellmark Foundation
  • Tom and Linda Koehn
  • Steve and Cathy Lacy
  • Cora Wagner* Estate

Founders
$50,000 - $99,999

  • AARP
  • James Morrison Collier
  • The Coons Foundation
  • Graham Family Foundation
  • Mary Langdon
  • Nixon and Virginia Lauridsen
  • Meredith Corporation Foundation

Keystone
$25,000 - $49,999

  • Anonymous (2)
  • American Enterprise Group, Inc.
  • Don and Margo Blumenthal Charitable Fund
  • Kenton and Christine Coons
  • Corteva
  • Patty and Jim Cownie
  • First Interstate BancSystem Foundation
  • Roger and Sharon Hogle
  • Holmes Murphy and Associates
  • Dan and Joanie Houston
  • Michael and Debbie Hubbell
  • Rob and Glenda Kretzinger
  • Donald and Charlene Lamberti
  • Bess B. LeGrand Estate*
  • Joel and Lisa Nelson
  • DJ Newlin
  • Northwest Bank
  • Mark and Jill Oman
  • Larry P. Stelter and Peggy Fisher
  • Janet and Rod VanWyk
  • Fred Weitz
  • Rich and Kim Willis

Patrons
$10,000 - $24,999

  • Anonymous
  • Casey's General Store
  • Geisler Penquite Foundation
  • Halcyon House Employee Division
  • ITS Inc.
  • Meals on Wheels of America
  • Midland National Life Insurance Company
  • Pella Community Foundation
  • Straub Marketing
  • The Leuthold Family Foundation
  • The Necker Family
  • Veridian Credit Union
  • Wesley Acres Resident Council
  • West Bank
  • William C. Knapp Charitable Foundation
  • Sophia S. Ahmad and John Helmich
  • Kip and Debbie Albertson
  • Kay and Mark* DeCook
  • Arlene Hamilton
  • Nick and Dee Henderson
  • Barbara and Dale Henning
  • George and Jayne Hiller
  • Erin Hilligan
  • Charlotte and Fred Hubbell
  • Lori and Mark Iles
  • Sarah Langdon
  • Patricia Luhrs*
  • George and Deb Milligan
  • Polly Moore
  • Robert and Janice Myers
  • Donald and Mary Newton
  • Suku and Dr. Mary Radia
  • Melvin L. and Jacquelyn S.* Rambo
  • Chad and Lauren Rasmussen
  • Lee and Gayle Stertz
  • Nellie C. Stewart Estate*
  • James R. and Dottie* Tyler

Sustainers
$5,000 - $9,999

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Cass County Community Foundation
  • EMC Insurance Foundation
  • Gerald and Joan B. Kirke Fund
  • Hubbell Realty Company
  • Risewick Family Charitable Fund
  • Scheels
  • Sodexo, Inc & Affiliates
  • Wright Service Corp
  • Luann Acker
  • Bill and Helen Brantley
  • Diane and Gary Bridgewater
  • Corky and Bill* Classen
  • Cathie Conley
  • Fredrick and Arlene DeVries
  • Douglas Dorner and Carole Villeneuve
  • Craig and Kay Flanagan
  • Allison and Jim Fleming
  • Kurt and Cara Heiden
  • Molly Holck-Nolin and Karl W. Nolin
  • Rusty Hubbell
  • Deborah Hunt Repp
  • Amy and Steve Hutchins
  • David and Lola Kenworthy
  • Ryan and Chelsey Killean
  • William and LuAnn Newland
  • Barb and Andy Nish
  • Carlton Peterson
  • Barbara Quijaro Decker
  • Norman and Eloise Rinderknecht
  • Kevin and Becky Roose
  • David and Jeanette Saurman
  • Travis and Janet Simpson
  • Heather and Jason Stuyvesant
  • Christina and Rob Taylor
  • Tim and Toni Urban
  • Howard Van Zee
  • Brent and Esther VanderWaal

Guardians
$2,500 - $4,999

  • Bankers Trust
  • Deyarman Ford
  • Ed and Sue Kenny Charitable Fund
  • OPN Architect
  • Roxanne and James Conlin Fund
  • Schiller Family Foundation
  • Slingshot Architecture
  • Brad and Lisa Anderson
  • Frances Boesel
  • Philip Dorweiler
  • Roy and Averyle Ehrle
  • Luella Berglund Fund
  • Christine and Steve Hensley
  • Steven and Karen Herwig
  • Ruth and Flavian* Konrad
  • Bob and Norma Jean Lindeman
  • Donald and Rebecca* Magruder
  • Jack and Charlotte Maples
  • Joe and Judy Marnin
  • Richard and Jane Nyswonger
  • Dennis and Sandra O'Brien
  • John Olds
  • John and Susan Osweiler
  • Alan and Diana Peterson
  • James J. Pullen*
  • James Rush
  • Martha Tinker
  • Marvin and Kristy VanDerWiel
  • Amber and Bradley Wentz
  • Helen Young*

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