Historical Society receives numerous donations

The Spring Valley Historical Society received many donations in memory of friends and loved ones throughout the year of 2018.  The Historical Society appreciates all the support given in this manner, noted director Stephanie Bowe Osterhus.

The following memorials were given in memory of: Paul Ness by Dick and Sharon Jahn; Paul Ness by Mary Jo Dathe, Mary Ness by Mary Jo Dathe; Duane Michener by Mary Jo Dathe; Rhieny Oeltjen by Jim and Sue Cavanaugh; Carole Gunderson by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Erwin Ruesink by Roy and Jan Christopherson; Lavonne Keller by Roy and Jan Christopherson; Gary Boelter by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Erwin Ruesink by Mary Jo Dathe; Jerry Balbach by Mary Jo Dathe; Joann Goldammer by Roy and Jan Christopherson; Joann Goldammer by Mary and Marie Warren; Joann Goldammer by Harlan and Turby Marchant; Milton Lund by Mary Jo Dathe; Pauline King by Mary Jo Dathe; Pauline King by Mark and Julie Mlinar; George Ricabaugh by Mary Jo Dathe; Eleanor Bernard by Mary Jo Dathe; Eleanor Bernard by Tom and Lynette Ramaker. 

Also: Duane Michener by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Anita Anderson by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Marie Dempewolf by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Lester Hyland by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Kenny Mensink by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Claire Vomhof by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Gary Boelter by Vicki and Paul Bowen; Kaysie Kuehn Kerr by Dick and Sharon Jahn; Joanne Goldammer by Dick and Sharon Jahn; Joann Goldammer by Lawrence and Irma Rathbun; George Ricabaugh by Don Oss; Karen DeGroodt by Don Oss; Herman and Laura Kohn by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Jean Ries by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Joann Goldammer by Boyd and Bonnie Grabau; Joann Goldammer by John and Darlene Vrieze; Eleanor Bernard by Geraldine and Harris Williams; Donald Rowe by Janice Owens; Joann Goldammer by Don and Judy Rose;  Dr. E.L. Morse by Darla Paulsen; Richard Thorson by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Bob Blahnik by Mary Jo Dathe; Bob Blahnik by Dick and Sharon Jahn; Bob Blahnik by Jim and Sue Cavanaugh. Also, Richard Thorson by Noreen Hebig; Ginny Johnson by Tom and Lynette Ramaker; Roger Ruesink by Loren and Sharon Schmidt; Carol Rentschler by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Carol Rentschler by Don and Shirley Mlenar; Myrtle Tjepkes by Tom and Lynette Ramaker.

Others include: Barb Mosher by Marie Warren; Barb Mosher by Noreen Hebig; Barb Mosher by Pat Schwarz; Anita Anderson by Linda and Lee Rentschler; Anita Anderson by Shirley Mlenar; Anita Anderson by Mary Jo Dathe; Virginia Johnson by Mary Jo Dathe; Jeanne Lamp by Mary Jo Dathe; Barb Mosher by Mary Jo Dathe; Sam Blakeslee by Mary Jo Dathe; Sam Blakeslee by Tom and Lynette Ramaker; Ron Merkel by Boyd and Bonnie Grabau; Ron Merkel by Mary Joe Dathe; Ron Merkel by Don and Judy Rose; Deceased 1949 Classmates by Cleone Schula; Carolyn Davis by Mary Jo Dathe; Sam Blakeslee by Loren and Sharon Schmidt; Sam Blakeslee by Pat Schwarz; Irma Rathbun by Don Oss and Mary Jo Dathe; Judd Churchill by Jon and Karen Lundby; Ron Merkel by The Merkel Family; Bernice Root by Mary Jo Dathe;  Ken and Arlene Churchill by Susan Churchill; Bernice Root by Loren and Sharon Schmidt; Georgine Davis by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Irma Rathbun by The Rathbun Family; Dale Leonard by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Lois O'Connell by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Al Austin by Mary Jo Dathe; Jean Witt by Mary Jo Dathe; Jean Witt by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Jewell Rudd by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Jewell Ruud by Don and Shirley Mlenar; Warren Freeman by Mary Jo Dathe; Al Reiland by Buster and Annette Johnson; Al Reiland by Geraldine and Harris Williams; Buddy Meyer by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Buddy Meyer by Don and Shirley Mlenar; Buddy Meyer by Mary Jo Dathe; Arlene Kappers by Mary Jo Dathe; Gerald Hellickson by Lee and Linda Rentschler; Helen Koch by Rita and Bruce Hartert; Helen Koch by Tom and Lynette Ramaker; Helen Koch by Lee and Linda Rentschler.

Gifts were also given in honor of special occasions which include: Dick and Sharon Jahn's 50th anniversary by Don and Judy Rose, Mark and Julie Mlinar, Michael and Annette Gill; Don and Judy Rose's 50th anniversary by Mark and Julie Mlinar, Buster and Annette Johnson, Rita and Joe Bezdicek, Robert Klitzk, also Geraldine and Harris Williams.