Donor Wall of Honor

Kalamazoo Public Library gratefully recognizes the following individuals, foundations, organizations, and businesses for the generous support. Their gifts, grants, and in-kind donations have enriched the community through memorial materials, library equipment and service enhancements beyond the means of the library's annual budget.

Benefactor

BEQUESTS

  • Anonymous
  • Virginia Earl

Partner

BEQUESTS

  • Eleanor Mary Mason

 

BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library

FOUNDATIONS

  • Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
  • Kalamazoo Community Foundation

 

Sponsor

BEQUESTS, MEMORIALS

  • Blanch F. Friedman
  • Elizabeth J. Macomber
  • Hazel M. Kizer
  • Irmgard M. Light
  • Major General and Mrs. John S. Patton
  • Lillian B. Anderson
  • Ruth S. Chenery
  • Dr. Stanley K. Derby
    In memory of Jean G. Derby
  • Stanley S. Stevens
  • Vivian E. Cooper

FOUNDATIONS

  • Fetzer Institute and
    John E. Fetzer Institute Fund of the
    Kalamazoo Community Foundation
  • Gary Sisters Foundation
  • Gates Library Foundation
  • Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation, Inc

 

BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Biggs/Gilmore Communications
  • Copper Advertising
  • Healthy Futures
  • Kalamazoo County Bar Association

Donor

BEQUESTS, HONOREES, MEMORIALS

  • Ann Black Schwendener
    In honor of
    Mary Calletto Rife
  • Frederick Singley Koontz
    In memory of
    Louise Singley
  • Gerald Glen Lay
  • Marti and Warren Fritz
    In memory of
    Janet Scott Ricker
  • Priscilla and Rob McDougal
    In honor of
    Shirley Miller and Andrea Missias
  • Dr. and Mrs. Russell H. Seibert
    In honor of our daughter
    The Reverend Priscilla McDougal
  • Thelma L. Hall
  • Toni and Jeff Rostami
    In memory of our loving son
    Darrell M. Rostami

 

INDIVIDUALS

  • Anonymous
  • Dean Bender
  • Jean M. Shipley
  • Joan and Charles Van Zoeren
  • Lowell B. and Elizabeth Upjohn Mason
  • Mary and Robert Doud
  • Marjorie Kars
  • Mark and Donna Oudersluys
  • Saul J. and Marion Amdursky
  • Sue L. and Robert L. Wilson
  • Suzanne U. D. Parish

 

FOUNDATIONS

  • Dorothy U. Dalton Foundation, Inc.
  • Eliason Foundation
  • Jon L. Stryker Foundation
  • Lawrence and Sylvia Wong Foundation, Inc 
  • Marquez Fund at the Denver Foundation
  • Turn 2 Foundation, Inc
  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation

BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS

  • A. M. Todd Company
  • Borgess Health Alliance
  • Bronson Healthcare Group
  • Bronson Rambling Road Pediatrics
  • David Milling & Associates
  • Greater Kalamazoo United Way
  • Junior League of Kalamazoo, Inc.
  • Kalamazoo County
    Trial Lawyers Association
  • Kalamazoo Gazette
  • Kalamazoo Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Ladies Library Association
  • Miller-Davis Company
  • National City Bank
  • Opus Healthcare
  • Oudersluys Inc
  • Penchansky Whisler Architects LLC
  • Pharmacia
  • Pfizer
  • Radisson Plaza Hotel
  • Rotary Club of Kalamazoo
  • Secant Technologies
  • Signature Printing Company
  • Target
  • Tichenor, Inc
  • Wal-Mart
  • Western Michigan University

Patron

BEQUESTS, HONOREES, MEMORIALS

  • Anonymous
    In memory of Susan A. Kaiser
  • Charles W. Elliott
    In memory of Donna Elliot
  • In memory of Alice Husted
  • The Dooley Family
    In memory of Clyde W. Dooley
  • In honor of Jean G. and Dr. Stanley K. Derby
    by their children
    Kenneth, Linda, and Robert
  • In memory of Joseph P. DiLeo
  • Louise Singley
    Children's Librarian 1926-1954
    Kalamazoo Public Library
  • In memory of Dr. Mark Crum
    Director, Kalamazoo Public Library
    1956-1986
  • Nancy and Bill Strong
    In memory of Hazel B. Sterner
  • Robert and Ann Lange
    In memory of Lloyd and Virginia Smith
  • Sue Schwendener and Steve Mannina
    In honor of Ann B. Schwendener
    In memory of John L. Schwendener
  • William M. Gray Family

 

FOUNDATIONS

  • George and Amy Monroe Foundation
  • Liehr Foundation
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Fund
  • Pharmacia Foundation
  • R.W. Leet Foundation
  • Varney Endowment Fund
    of First Congregational Church
  • Weisblat Foundation

 

INDIVIDUALS

  • Ann Rohrbaugh, Brian Kastman
    Justin and Lauren
  • Cheryl and Burt TenBrink
  • Ernest and June Clemence
  • Genevieve L. Callard
  • George Hebben
  • Gwain and Sarah McCree
  • James and Margaret Woodruff
  • James and Martha Coash
  • James and Robin VanderRoest
  • Jeanne Lawler-Marsac
  • John and Kay Polzin
  • John and Linda Dunn
  • Karl and Joyce Sandelin
  • Lucia Thorpe Leonardelli
  • Marc and Jeanne Schupan
  • Martha and John Lohrstorfer
  • Mary Calletto Rife
  • Monica Tory
  • Nicholas and Barbara Andreadis
  • Patricia Polacco
  • Rodney and Amy Pruitt
  • Theresa and John Crowell
  • William and Mary Lee Dimond

BUSINESSES & ORGANIZATIONS

  • A. J. Etkin Construction Co.
  • American Library Association
  • Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo
  • B. L. Harroun Fire Protection
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers
  • Borgess ProMed Pediatrics
  • Breakfast Optimist Club of Kalamazoo
  • C. L. Mahoney Company
  • Central Tile and Terrazzo Company, Inc.
  • Consumers Energy
  • Cornerstone Office Systems, Inc
  • County of Kalamazoo
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Educational Community Credit Union
  • Edwin Allen Homes
  • Gale Research
  • Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors
  • Howard & Howard
    Community Reinvestment Fund
  • Huntington National Bank
  • Irwin Union Bank
  • Kalamazoo Amateur Athletic Foundation
  • Kalamazoo Antique Bottle Club
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home
  • Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Association
  • Kalamazoo Torch Club
  • Kalsec, Inc
  • Kazoo, Inc
  • Kingscott Associates
  • Kiwi Corporation
  • KRESA
  • Metro Toyota Jaguar
  • MiBiz
  • Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PC
  • Old Kent Bank
  • Paragon Health PC
  • Pharmacia Foundation
  • Plaza Arts Circle
  • PNC Bank
  • Prudential Preferred Realtors
  • Public Media Network
  • Reuters America
  • Sam's Club
  • Schupan Aluminum Sales
  • Schupan and Sons, Inc.
  • Seelye-Wright Automotive Group
  • Siegfried Crandall PC
  • State Farm Insurance
    John Schlukebir, Agent
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Traver Rohrback
  • Van Eck Construction Inc.
  • WRKR FM 107.7
  • Youth United Way

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