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The 1868 Legacy Society

Diakon’s 1868 Legacy Society recognizes our friends whose generous gifts support Diakon’s many programs and communities through the creation of planned gifts during their lifetime or gifted through their estate.

The society was formed as a lasting thank you to all of those who have contributed to Diakon or who have made plans to do so in the future.

Membership in the Legacy Society is in perpetuity and is available to individuals who have provided for Diakon by:

  • Giving to the life-income program by creating a charitable gift annuity with Diakon as a 51% remainder beneficiary 
  • Establishing a charitable remainder trust or a charitable lead trust benefiting Diakon 
  • Naming Diakon as a beneficiary or owner of a life insurance policy or annuity
  • Naming Diakon as a beneficiary in a will or trust agreement (Contingent provisions are not counted unless reciprocal wills are involved.)

Legacy Society Members

  • Anonymous (23)
  • Arlene E. Adam *
  • Edna M. Adams *
  • Mabel A. Adams Trust *
  • Lionel P. Adda 
  • Lloyd F. Albitz *
  • Anna Allen *
  • William & Katherine Arnold Trust *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Kramer Arnold *
  • Mr. Richard H. Asendorf 
  • Ruth S. Askey *
  • Dorothy M. Bachert *
  • Howard Baer Trust *
  • Dr. Edwin C. Bahnmiller *
  • Verna E. Bailey *
  • The Rev. & Mrs. Paul Baranek 
  • George & Alva Barnett 
  • Dr. & Mrs. James P. Barrett 
  • Joie L. Barry 
  • Mr. & Mrs. William G. Bartholomew *
  • Ruth H. Baum *
  • Judee M. Bavaria 
  • Russell P. Bear *
  • Cyril Beck *
  • Dr. & Mrs. Robert J. Beitel Jr. *
  • The Rev. Dr. D. Michael Bennethum & Diane Bennethum 
  • Calvin E. Bennett Estate *
  • Attorney Richard & Elizabeth Bernstein 
  • Lois H. Berstler *
  • Mr. & Mrs. William Betz *
  • Melva H. Billman *
  • Judith E. Bilyeu-Devlin 
  • Samuel F. Blatt *
  • Mildred R. & Robert G. Bogert 
  • Levan Bollinger Trust *
  • David E. & Betty S. Bomboy 
  • Mae J. Borger *
  • Alfred Boyd Trust *
  • Dr. & Mrs. Robert A. Boyer *
  • Mr. & Mrs. George Boyer *
  • Dennis J. Boyle 
  • William J. & Mildred C. Brabnac *
  • The Rev. Dr. Walter L. Brandau *
  • Marian P. Brennan 
  • Robert L Bressler Trust *
  • Lewis Brill Trust *
  • Francis H. Brobst *
  • Margaret Brobst *
  • Mr. & Mrs. R. Keith Broome 
  • Mildred H. Brown *
  • Mary Elizabeth Buck *
  • The Rev. & Mrs. Paul L. Buehrle 
  • Mr. & Mrs. John W. Burd 
  • Clarence M. Burgher *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Burkert 
  • James Campbell 
  • Arline K. Cawley *
  • Donald L. Clapper *
  • Ms. Eleanor M. Clark *
  • Jean H. Clemens *
  • Hazel W. Clemmer *
  • Mrs. Marion L. Clewell *
  • Edmund Collins III *
  • Earl H. Conrad *
  • Jean L. Cook *
  • Elizabeth M. Cooper *
  • Janet K. Coringrato 
  • Doris Funk Cosgrove 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Cramer 
  • Betty C. Croll *
  • Edward M. Crossin *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Paul H. Dautrich *
  • The Rev. & Mrs. Rudolph K. David 
  • Stella M. Deck *
  • Charlotte & Herman DeHaan *
  • Charles DeHart Trust *
  • Arlene F. Deibert *
  • G. B. F. Deily Trust *
  • The Rev. John J. Deisinger 
  • Mary Del Camp Trust *
  • Edward H. Delp *
  • The Rev. Lawrence P. Delp 
  • Grace DeMarco *
  • Samuel W. Demey *
  • Mrs. Helen Dent *
  • LaRue C. & Elsie May Derr *
  • Alma Deutsch *
  • Anthony J. Dixon *
  • Anna F. Doell Trust *
  • Mary C. Dolchak *
  • Edwin W. Donoho *
  • Frederick Dornblatt *
  • Robert Dowgin *
  • Helen R. Dreher *
  • Mr. & Mrs. John F. Dreibelbis *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Milton C. Dumeyer 
  • W. & S. Dunlap Charitable Trust 
  • Emma Duttera Trust *
  • Dan & Ginny Ebbert *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Warren Eck *
  • Alice J. Edelman *
  • William R. Edmondson Trust *
  • Mrs. Selma Eidam *
  • Mrs. Viola Eiler 
  • Lois E. Eisenhard 
  • Miss Ruth I. Eisenhart 
  • Edward Emhardt 
  • Mary C. Emmers *
  • David S. Erb *
  • Lawrence R. Erney *
  • Jacob R. & Jeanne K. Esser *
  • Martha Jane Esterly *
  • Thelma Evans 
  • Mrs. Ruth Evinger *
  • Hobart A. Farber *
  • Elsa K. Farr *
  • Lona M. Farr 
  • Mr. Sheldon Fees 
  • The Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth C. Feinour Jr. 
  • Rosanna M. Felix 
  • Paul T. Fenstermacher *
  • Mrs. Marion Fenstermaker 
  • Mr. & Mrs. William Ferrebee *
  • Earl Fidler *
  • Barbara M. Filsinger *
  • Albert & Carole Fiori in memory of Mahlon & Dorothy Schwar 
  • Irma Fisher *
  • Margaret Fisler Estate *
  • The Rev. William A. Fluck 
  • Mabel Foellner 
  • Thelma M. Foreman *
  • Mr. John Fox *
  • Oscar Frank *
  • Robert B. Franke 
  • Charles F. Frey *
  • Walter H. & Carrie H. Fritz Trust *
  • Marlea Fritzinger *
  • Elizabeth G. Fronheiser 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Frank Gamber 
  • Alberta H. Geiger *
  • Irvin Geiger Trust *
  • Mary L. Gerhard 
  • Carolyn J. Gernert *
  • Florence L. Gibbs Trust *
  • Huldah E. Gibson *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Harold Gift 
  • Romane Glatfelter Trust *
  • Mellie Glatfelter Trust *
  • Erma M. Good 
  • Mr. & Mrs. John W. Good 
  • Gloria L. Grimes 
  • Glen R. Grove 
  • The Rev. & Mrs. George Grubb 
  • Elwood A. & Emilia H. Gumble *
  • Charles E. & Irene Haag Trust *
  • Edward P. Hager 
  • Susan Ebbert Wambaugh 
  • Richard M. Hamler 
  • David P. Handwerk & Althea Handwerk 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Thomas P. Handwerk *
  • Janet C. Connor-Hanninen *
  • Pearl K. Haring 
  • Mr. & Mrs. George E. Hartranft 
  • Joseph F. Hasskarl Trust *
  • Frank F. Hausman Trust *
  • May A. Hausman *
  • Dr. William A. Haverkost *
  • Ruth Havir *
  • Carrie E. Heffley *
  • Malinda Heindel Trust *
  • Mary Elizabeth Heinmuller *
  • Jean A. P. Held *
  • Margaret Hellyer *
  • Anna Hemminger Trust *
  • Bernard O. Hemperly *
  • Earl Henry *
  • William R. Henry *
  • Earl L. Henuber *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Wilbur F. Herring *
  • Harry E. Herring *
  • Mary J. Hess *
  • H. Hettinger Trust *
  • Ralph Heusner Trust *
  • Robert J. & Ruth E. Hille *
  • Mr. & Mrs. William Hintz Jr. *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Isaac Hoff *
  • Mary Hoffman 
  • Anna K. Holliday *
  • George E. Holtzapple Trust *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Honsberger *
  • The Rev. & Mrs. Laurence G. Horn 
  • Shirley M. Horowitz 
  • Geraldine A. Houp 
  • Dorothy C. Howe *
  • Helen I. Miller Hoy *
  • Jean M. Hoyt *
  • Ruth M. Hudock *
  • Mr. Hugh E. Hughes 
  • Mr. & Mrs. I. R. Humbert 
  • Alma W. Jedlicka *
  • The Rev. Dr. Theodore W. Jentsch *
  • Geraldine R. Judy 
  • Willia D. Jury *
  • Harry Kaiser *
  • The Rev. Dianne Kareha 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Luther H. Karper *
  • Ruth Ann Karper 
  • Beryl E. Kelchner *
  • Mary E. Keller 
  • Marie E. Kemmerer *
  • Mrs. Verna A. Kemmerer *
  • Harry & Ruth Kemp 
  • The Rev. Charles M. Kern *
  • Anna A. Keyser *
  • Beryl M. Kiefer *
  • Cyrus Killinger *
  • Robert C. Kintzer *
  • Gwenis Kline *
  • Mrs. Iva M. Kline *
  • Emma Klingerman Trust *
  • Melvin F. Klotz *
  • Mrs. Irene Knabb 
  • Ralph J. Kneeream 
  • Kathryn M. Koch *
  • Minnie I. Koenig *
  • Nellie Kohler Trust *
  • August Kostenbader Trust *
  • Curtis H. Kramer 
  • Marie Kressley *
  • Susan Krings 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Rudolf M. Kroc *
  • Harold E. & Grace L. Krumanocker *
  • Andrew Kuchta *
  • Dorothy E. Kurtz *
  • Jessie K. Kurtz *
  • Ms. Nellie Lack 
  • The Rev. Dr. & Mrs. George M. Landes 
  • Charlotte R. Landis *
  • Harry C. Landis *
  • Ralph J. Larosh *
  • Mary C. Laubach Trust *
  • Anna L. Laufersweiler *
  • John L. Lawrence Trust *
  • John & Marianne Leh 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Leh Jr. 
  • Karl M. Lehr *
  • James D. Lessig *
  • Martha C. Lester *
  • Dr. & Mrs. Albert A. Lewis 
  • Mrs. Shirley Lewis 
  • Edwin A. Lind in memory of Mr. & Mrs. A. Theodore Lind *
  • The Rev. Dr. Theodore Lindquist Jr. *
  • J. & E. Livingood Trust *
  • Edward M. Lodge *
  • Richard & Rita Long 
  • Russell B. Long *
  • Thelma K. Lore *
  • Walter Loy Trust *
  • Gladys M. Lutz *
  • Robert R. & Carrie Machmer Trust *
  • Marian L. Major 
  • Richard J. Mann *
  • The Rev. Dr. Robert J. Marshall *
  • Elsie Martin *
  • Isobel Martin *
  • Elsie Matthiesen 
  • Catharine E. Mayer 
  • Mr. & Mrs. John J. McCartney *
  • Eleanor T. McClelland 
  • Daun & Mary Jo McKee 
  • Lillian I. McMenamin 
  • The Rev. Cheryl Meinschein 
  • Helen M. Melick 
  • Hilda Metschulat *
  • Bette M. Miller *
  • Elisabeth K. Miller *
  • Gertrude Miller Estate *
  • Harry S. Miller 
  • Irene Miller Trust *
  • Philip D. Miller 
  • Virginia L. Miller *
  • Louis R. & Darla Molnar 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Donald E. Moore 
  • Marie Lillian Moore *
  • Gertrude K. Moorhouse *
  • Mr. & Mrs. John W. Moser 
  • Brian K. Moses *
  • Jacob M. & Dorothy Moyer *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Jonas D. Moyer 
  • Ruth M. Moyer *
  • J. Donald Munson *
  • Olga F. Murdock *
  • Musser Custer Memorial Fund *
  • Martin R. Natter 
  • Jean Ann Nelson *
  • Lena (Lee) J. Nelson *
  • Miriam S. Nester *
  • The Rev. Glenn G. Neubauer & Mrs. Elisabeth F. Neubauer *
  • Fred S. Newhard *
  • Iva G. Oswald *
  • J. Robert Painter *
  • Mrs. Frank R. Palmer *
  • Dorothy J. Papp *
  • Dr. & Mrs. Morton Parmet *
  • Alice Pensyl Trust *
  • Irene M. Peters *
  • Edwin G. Pfursich III 
  • Margaret M. Pitkiewicz *
  • Mitch & Jami Possinger 
  • Amanda Evelyn Prinstein *
  • Joan M. Pristas *
  • Margaret Prosser *
  • Florence Pyle *
  • Elmira M. Quickel *
  • Ila J. Quillman *
  • Virginia F. Ragot 
  • Dora J. Randall 
  • Dr. James J. Raun *
  • Ruth Y. Reary *
  • Annetta H. Reber *
  • Arthur Reeser Trust *
  • Mrs. William Rehm 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Orville Reich *
  • Ruth M. Reichenbach in memory of William Reichenbach *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Francis P. Reid 
  • Dr. & Mrs. William H. Reifsnyder 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence J. Reimert *
  • Catharine B. Reinhardt *
  • Phares & Eleanor Reitz *
  • May Reno Trust *
  • Margaret H. G. Repasch *
  • Marion K. Rhoads *
  • Frederick S. & M. Joan Rice *
  • Sarah L. Rice Estate *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Richard 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Walter L. Riggin Jr. 
  • R. B. Riker *
  • Mrs. Mary S. Rim 
  • Lawrence H. Ritter & Elsie Ritter 
  • Martin H. Ritter *
  • Catherine Rohrbach *
  • Carrie M. Rothenberger *
  • Albert Rumbel Trust *
  • Alice K. Russ 
  • Jean A. Russ 
  • Marion A. Sacawa 
  • Mildred L. Salvaterra 
  • Doris E. Sandt *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert Schieferstein *
  • David P. Schiwetz *
  • Mildred E. Schlaefer *
  • Ellen R. Schlecht *
  • Virginia O. Schlechter 
  • Richard L. Schlegel *
  • Viola M. Schlegel *
  • Ernest W. & Grace I. Schleicher *
  • The Rev. & Mrs. Carl R. Schmoyer 
  • Kathryn E. Schnabel Estate *
  • J. Schnader Trust *
  • Karl Albert Schneider *
  • Harold Schoen *
  • Mrs. Paul Schoeneman 
  • Kathryn M. Schrader 
  • David & Sara Schrum 
  • Romaine Schubert *
  • Arthur P. Schultz Trust *
  • Robert E. Schultz Trust *
  • Della F. Schulz 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Schwarz *
  • George W. Seaman *
  • Pauline Sharp *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Henry Sheetz 
  • Franklin & Joan M. Sherman 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Sherry 
  • Russell Shertzer Trust *
  • Ann D. Shewell *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Daniel H. Shirey 
  • Mrs. Joan B. Shope 
  • Jean L. Sidoroff 
  • Irene Sieg Trust *
  • Joyce E. Seigfelt *
  • Karen M. Slama 
  • Blanche Smarsh *
  • Emma Koehler Smith *
  • Floyd R. Snyder 
  • Gladys E. Snyder *
  • Fredrick R. & Marian S. Snyder 
  • Mr. & Mrs. William Sote *
  • Ruth H. Speary *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert Stahle 
  • Mrs. Charlotte Staton 
  • Paul E. & Mary M. Steffey *
  • Joan Janet & Dr. Robert Stegner 
  • Lester Steiger 
  • Mr. &  Mrs. Herman W. D. Steigerwalt *
  • Ethel Steinhauer *
  • Margaret R. Stine *
  • Henry Stuebner Trust *
  • Eugene & Elizabeth Sutter *
  • Louis M. Taylor *
  • LaRue Thompson Estate *
  • George Tobias *
  • Myra L. Toomey 
  • The Rev. & Mrs. Wilson Touhsaent 
  • Jeanne M. Turtzo *
  • Richard Uhrich 
  • George Z. Vogt Trust *
  • Albert C. Wagner *
  • Harold C. Wanner Trust *
  • Walter C. & Miriam N. Warfield 
  • Mrs. Margaret Wargo *
  • Alvin C. Warning *
  • Mr. & Mrs. George Wasdovich *
  • Herbert L. Weaver Estate *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Larry Webber 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Charles Wehr *
  • Constance Welker *
  • June S. Wentz 
  • Helen E. Wenzel *
  • William N. West IV 
  • Mr. Lewis D. Wetzel 
  • Ms. Mildred E. Widmyer *
  • David Wiest 
  • The Rev. & Mrs. William W. Wightman *
  • Willenbecher Memorial Trust *
  • Lt. Col. Robert Williams 
  • Patricia A. Wills *
  • Mrs. Etta Jane Winkler *
  • Anne C. Wolf In Memory of Lewis & Marion Frey *
  • Mr. & Mrs. Harry S. Wolfe *
  • Mary W. Wolfe Trust *
  • The Rev. James H. Wolford 
  • Mr. & Mrs. Ricky Yeager 
  • Betty M. Yeick *
  • Clarence S. Yergey *
  • The Yoder Endowment Fund 
  • Col. & Mrs. Harry D. Yoder *
  • William Esser Yoder & Jean Frey Yoder *
  • Frank J. Young *
  • Roland S. Young *
  • Ruth E. Youse 
  • Grace K. Zerbe *
  • Ernest Ziegler 
  • Mr. Roy J. Ziegler *
  • E. Zimmerman *
  • May M. Zimmerman *
  • Merritt & Jane Zimmerman 

*Deceased