Warren Waack

Warren Waack Endowment

Warren Waack was born July 21, 1946 DeWitt, Iowa. He graduated from Central Community High School in DeWitt in 1965. Warren served in the U. S. Air Force from January 1967 – January 1971 in which most of that time was served in Vietnam and other locations overseas. After being honorably discharged, he returned to […]

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Anne Volkman

Anne Volkman Endowment

“Senora” Anne Volkman dedicated her life to education. She taught Spanish at Central Community High School for over a decade. As a teacher she exuded enthusiasm for not only learning a foreign language, but understanding other cultures as well. In her teaching career she took hundreds of students out of the country for the first

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Wilma Owen

Wilma Owen Endowment

Wilma J. Owen has been a part of the DeWitt Community all of her life, although born and raised in Follets, Iowa. DeWitt has been her place of education and Christian Life with Grace Lutheran Church. Wilma married James D. Owen Jr., in DeWitt on July 24, 1957 and they were happily married for almost

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Helen Jeanne Helble

Helen Jeanne Helble

Helen Jeanne Krause was born in August of 1917. While attending Iowa State University she met and married Donald Helble in July of 1941. Helen Jeanne graduated from Maquoketa High School, and Marycrest College with a degree in elementary education. Mrs. Helble was an outstanding fourth grade teacher for 25 years in the Central DeWitt

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Lyndsey Hanas

Lyndsey Hanas

(8/5/86-3/25/00)“When our special needs daughter was born, we were concerned that our local school district might not be able to accommodate her. We were thrilled when the district agreed to accept Lyndsey into Ekstrand’s special education program. Yet, we recognized the high cost of adaptive equipment, and realized that state and local funding might not

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