Enriching Our Communities Forever

Donor Advised Funds

Hawkins Forever Fund

What started as a conversation between Stewart and Doris Lemke and their children has resulted in a wonderful gift for the Hawkins area, $100,000 to establish the Hawkins Forever Fund. The Lemke children, Tina Lemke, Linde Vacho, Dinah Hahn, and Todd Lemke had this to say

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Dennis B. Kovac Fund

Dennis B. Kovac was born in Ladysmith and grew up in the Bruce and Blue Hills area. He graduated from Bruce High School in 1961 and later joined the U.S. Navy, retiring in 1987. After completing his graduate degree in 1989, he began his second career

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Gordon and Beverly Dukerschein Donor Advised Fund

Gordon and Beverly (Peterson) Dukerschein were born and raised on dairy farms in Glen Flora and have spent their lifetime in Rusk County. We were fortunate to have parents who valued community and were very involved in church, 4-H, the Glen Flora Community Club, school board

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Smith/Allen Donor Advised Fund

Kevin Smith and Rebecca Allen have been a part of our community for over 35 years. Rebecca was a pediatrician with the Marshfield Clinic. Kevin was a stay-at-home dad with a work history in corporate accounting and as an investment advisor/Certified Financial Planner. They raised their

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Jack and Jackie Pederson Donor Advised Fund

Employment opportunities at the Ladysmith School District and the Rusk County Memorial Hospital brought us to the Ladysmith area. Jack was the US History teacher and baseball coach while Jackie worked as a nurse and high school guidance counselor. Over the years, while raising our two

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Shane Jenness Special Needs Fund

The Shane Jenness Fund was established in 2010 by Al Miller and Richard LaBelle, former Bruce residents currently living in New Mexico. The fund was started to celebrate an amazing young man, Shane Jenness, who brings joy to all who meet him. Al and Richard want

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