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Gifts to the Bowlus Trust Endowment are invested to provide interest and dividend income to support operations of the Center for years to come.  Join us in celebrating our 50th Anniversary by helping to ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy the gift of the Bowlus for the next 50 years!  Thank-you!


$50 FOR 50 CLUB MEMBERS - Pledges of $250 (or more) payable over 5 years

Spencer & Helen Ambler*

Barbara Chalker Anderson

Carl & Shirley (Upshaw) ’65 Antes**

Amy Arnott ‘94*

Amanda Arnott ‘98*

Bill & Diana Asher*

Kendall & Shirley Ashford*

Don & Donna Bauer

Rick & Rita Berntsen*

Bob & Jacki (Talkington) ‘74 Chase

Bruce '66 & Judy (McIntyre) '70 Cochran

Linda (Abts) ’69 Collier & Michael DeMent

Gordon Conger*

Maynard & Jeanice Cress*

Design Mechanical, Inc.**

Barbara Diehl

Stanley & Maxine Dreher

Phil & Sherry Ekstrom

Bill & Sue Fischer

Vickie Fontaine ‘67*

Jim ‘68 & Karen Gilpin*

Keith Goering & Mary Ann Dvorachek*

Stan & Donna Grigsby

Ken & Gladys (dec.) Groves*

Stephen & Patty Haen

Deanna ’64 & Margaret Harper**

David & Mary Kay Heard**

Don Hillbrant

Ray & Donna Houser*

Sarah J. Huskey

Gregg & Roxanne Hutton

Elizabeth R. Immel*

Howard M. Immel Testamentary Trust*

Dr. Chris & Keri (Magnuson) ’92 Jarvis

Dale & Betty Johnson

Dan & Linda Johnson

Janelle (Wright) Kershner ‘73

Steve & Frances Kinzle*

Dr. Richard & Jan Knewtson**

Brett & Marci (Magnuson) ’90 Knoff

L.C. ’66 & Mary Lacy*

Lonnie & Stephanie Larson*

David & Tracy Lee*

Charyl Link*

Gary & Shannon Lower

Nancy (McCrate) Maier '70*

Neil Magnuson ‘95

Ryan Magnuson ‘01

Mary Martin*

John & Georgia Masterson**

Joann Maxwell*

Gene & Judith McIntosh

Ed & Betty Miller*

Marilyn Miller & Nancy Overacker*

Deanie Olinger

Joe & Carol (Smart) ’81 Olson*

Dr. Max Patterson & Mary Ann Magnuson*

Vic (dec.) & Maxine Perkins

Tony & Terri Piazza

Chuck & Emy Platt**

Brian & Traci (Link) ’92 Plumlee

Susan (McCrate) Raines '73**

Walt & Mary Ann (Friskel) ’73 Regehr**

Dennis & Kathleen (Miller) ’70 Rich

Ellery & Eileen Robertson*

Larry & Shirley Robertson

David ‘71 & Debra (Perkins) ‘73 Roe**

Bruce ’82 & Sandra Sanders

Frank Scheide

Security 1st Title*

Dee ‘69 & Paula (Wells) ’69 Sell*

Bill Shaffer

Keith A. ’69 & Kathryn R. Shetlar**

Steven P. ’73 & Cynthia Smith**

Amaryllis Specht

Ted & Norma Stahl

Matthew Stuckey

Clyde ’65 & Nancy Toland*

Max & Beth Ann (James) ’65 Turner

Paul & Saundra Upshaw

Larry & Sharon Utley

Mark & Terri (Bauer) '81 Varner**

Joel & Lisa (Nelson) ’92 Wicoff

Dr. Eric '99 & Casiee (Michael) '99 Wolfe

Chuck & Tina Wolken

Dick & Karen Works

Joe & Jane Works*

David ’65 & Cynthia Zornes*


Individuals who took fine arts classes at the Bowlus through Iola High School are listed with their graduation year, if known.

*$250 Pledge Completed

**Gift Exceeds $250



OTHER ENDOWMENT GIFTS - One-time gifts designated for the Bowlus Trust.

In honor of Kendall H. Ashford

Ashley Clinic, LLC

In honor of Ray Barnes

Beckman Motors, Inc.

In memory of Evelyn Blake Calhoun

James & Vicki (Englehardt) ’72 Conkright

In honor of Pam Coons

In memory of Dale P. Creitz

In memory of Virginia Sleeper Creitz

Alan & Deborah (Munger) ’73 Davison

Shonda Decker ‘90

John & Patty (Potter) ’65 Drake

D & R Plumbing & Electric, Inc.

Duane’s Flowers

Eager Beaver Tree Service, Robert Henry

In honor of George C. Foreman

In memory of Helen E. Gilpin

Great Southern Bank – Iola Branch

In memory of Gladys Groves

Ken Harton ‘70

Brenda (Sallee) Hehr ‘70

Rick L. Henry ‘74

In honor of Sarah J. Huskey

Iola Insurance Associates, Debbie Taiclet & Michelle Bigelow

Iola Pharmacy, Inc.

Iola Glass Company

Jefferson Elementary School Students

Ken & Nancy (Mewhinney) ’65 Johnson

KwiKom Communications

Landmark National Bank

John & Laura (Houser) ’79 Lent

Lincoln Elementary School Students

Jerald R. Long Law Offices, LLC

In memory of Emerson & Mickey Lynn

In honor of Mary L. Martin

McGinty-Whitworth, Inc.

McKinley Elementary School Students

Microtronics, Inc.

The Monarch Cement Company

Ed & Vicki (Taylor) ’64 Montour

Emmet Nelson ‘67

The New Klein Lumber Company, Inc.

Brad & Dorothy Parker

In honor of Richard Pearman

Steve & Rita Porzio

Fr. William B. Porter ‘72

In memory of Beth Ray

Brian ’77 & Shellie Regehr

David & Deborah Regehr

Lisse Regehr ‘98

Paul & Kathryn (Apt) ’78 Rodby

In memory of Don Sanders

William Skeeters Estate

In memory of Alan Sleeper

Dixie Lee Thompson

Dr. John Travers, Jr., D.D.S., P.A.

Tom & Waconda (Fletcher) ’69 Wilson

In memory of Jane Works

In memory of Judy Zirjacks

  • The Iola Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is housed inside our building on the office level on the east side. It can be accessed through the east entrance.