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Spring 2017 715 Falconer St. 716.665.8137 www.lutheran-jamestown.org

Lutheran Board of Directors W. Clark Poppleton, Chair Karen Rine, Vice Chair Brigetta Overcash, Secretary Gary Johnson, Treasurer Bishop John Macholz, Upstate New York Synod Alan Anderson Theodore Bogdan R. Michael Goldman J. Eric Livengood Timothy Magnuson Roslin Newton Kim Peterson Don S. (Dean) Weaver, Jr. Terry Turner, Chair Lutheran Foundation Board

Foundation Board of Directors Terry Turner, Chair Gordon Black Jon Castle Joel Gaden John Griffith Matthew Moore

Suellen Carlson (right), Director of Community Life and Volunteer Program, retired on March 24. Amanda Christy, from our foster care program at G.A., is now the new director. Here they were getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all the residents!

New Director of Community Life and Volunteer Program The Community Life Department has been very busy with lots of exciting changes. Amanda Christy is now the director, replacing Suellen Carlson, who retired in March. She and her team have been working on obtaining new entertainment for residents and employees to participate in. Resident favorites include the piano lounge,

resident luncheons, and a variety of musicians and singers. The whole team is working to better meet the needs of the residents to create a model of activities around resident choices and preferences. Their calendar will see some new additions of varied entertainment including artists, students, animals, and interactive events.


A Note from Gwen Spring has sprung! Flowers are beginning to bloom and there are plenty of robins flying about. I’m so glad that spring is here and I’m also glad for your continued support in helping everyone we serve here at Lutheran! It is because of you that we are still here after 131 years! This newsletter issue is our annual report and it includes our 2016 financial data, the number of lives touched, and program updates. Everything accomplished here at Lutheran is only because of you and your generosity. Please take time to see the list of our donors for 2016, including the members of the 2016 Touching Lives Club, the Juliet Anderson Rosch Society, and all the thoughtful memorial gifts. Your generosity provided $12,659 at year-end. Thank you

Marketing Update In December, the Leadership Team announced the hiring of Edwin Rodriguez Jr. as the new Director of Public Relations and Marketing upon the retirement of long-time Lutheran employee, Patty Eckwahl. He is responsible for the marketing and communications for all five of Lutheran’s divisions. Edwin grew up right down the street from our campus in Falconer where he graduated from high school in 2003. After high school, he attended and graduated from Jamestown Community College and SUNY Fredonia with a focus on communications, public relations, and marketing. Edwin is also very active as a community volunteer serving on two boards of directors for other area nonprofits in his free time. We’re proud to welcome Edwin to the Lutheran family!

so very much! That generosity is continuing with the spring appeal as well! August 21 is the date for our Fourteenth Annual Lutheran Charity Golf Tournament. Details are included in this newsletter. Thank you to all our dedicated sponsors, as they have raised over $400,000 since we started the golf tournament in 2004! It was over $41,000 just last year! If you’d like to receive your newsletter via e-mail, please send an email to me at gwen@lutheran-jamestown.org. I am more than happy to continue to mail you a copy, but if you want to receive it via e-mail, just let me know. I am grateful to you for remembering us with your time, prayers, and financial contributions. Thank you so much for being a part of our family!

Touching Lives Club

The annual Touching Lives Club donor recognition luncheon is set for Tuesday, May 16, in Christ Chapel. Invitations to our TLC donors are in the mail. The TLC was started in 2007 and created the Mission Circle, Vision Circle and Leadership Circle to recognize the annual giving of our donors, as well as their consecutive giving. It also created the Cornerstone Council, donors who have given $10,000 or more since 1996 when the Foundation was first established. At the lunch on May 16, we will welcome six new members to the Cornerstone Circle: EFPR Group, Wade E. Elliott, William and Kathleen Evans, and Thomas and Carol Maier. Let’s give them all a warm welcome!


Members of Lutheran’s Leadership Team (from left: Kathy Lynch, Jason Beckwith, Rick Shick, Pam Nordin, Kevin Saff and Edwin Rodriguez) acted as servers at this year’s Brand Integrity Hot Dog Roast in March.

G.A. Family Services Update Census remains strong in the residential program of G.A. Family Services. There are also nearly 40 students in our Learning Center from 10 different school districts in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. The school continues to partner with outside programs such as the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at JCC, where students spend time in the classroom working collaboratively with the classroom teacher. Our focus at the Learning Center continues to recognize positive behaviors we see from our students. Students having the most difficulty are paired with mentors. The mentors check in with the student in the morning and afternoon then work with the students to develop individualized goals. We have an ‘Honor Society’ that students can become a part of if they meet the academic and behavioral standards. We continue to have huge success with the development of our therapeutic riding program under the supervision of our Clinical Director, Misty Pennington. The program continues to grow and the youth truly enjoy riding and taking care of the horses.

Several youth have been able to obtain employment in the community working after school jobs; i.e. Wegmans, Johnny’s Lunch, and in our nursing home’s dietary department. They are developing a strong work ethic, good work experience and developing positive peer relationships. Their work experience will build the foundation for continued success upon their discharge from the program. The Accountability and Responsibility Program has had the biggest and most successful year with over 30 youth participating in many service projects, campus tours, and vocational learning. The A&R Program is also working on a community beautification project. They are creating a mural in Jamestown’s historic Riverwalk area. The theme will be the natural beauty of Chautauqua County. The City of Jamestown and other major stakeholders from Chautauqua County have all agreed to support the mural, which will begin this spring and summer.


2016 Annual Report Lutheran had another successful year, both financially and in caring for those in our community. It’s because of the consistent and generous support from you and all our donors that Lutheran is well positioned to meet its future challenges. What you can’t see in the figures to the right is that in 2016, we added $800,000 to the funded depreciation reserve account which provides for the long-term repair, upkeep and capital improvement needs of the nursing home. Also during 2016, Lutheran completed over $1.6 million in capital improvements bringing the 4 year total of capital improvements made to $8 million. Over the last 4 years Lutheran has also paid down $7.2 million in debt including all of the nursing home and school debts. The number of lives touched has increased as well over four years; going from 2,755 in 2013 to 3,447; an increase of over 25%. On behalf of our entire Board of Directors and the thousands we serve every year, thank you so very much for your commitment to Lutheran.

2016 Financial Report UNRESTRICTED REVENUES: Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center ...................... 15,823,546 Hultquist Place .................................................................... 4,268,948 Lutheran Senior Housing ................................................... 2,032,172 G.A. Family Services (FYE 6/30/2014) ........................... 10,965,137 Grace Community Services ................................................ 4,301,983 TOTAL UNRESTRICTED REVENUES ...................... 37,391,786

UNRESTRICTED EXPENSES: Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center ....................... Hultquist Place ................................................................... Lutheran Senior Housing ................................................... G.A. Family Services (FYE 6/30/2014) .......................... Grace Community Services ............................................... TOTAL UNRESTRICTED EXPENSES ......................

15,808,616 4,659,821 2,005,890 11,182,298 4,050,751 37,707,376

CHANGE IN UNRESTRICTED NET ASSETS ................. (315,590)

TOTAL ASSETS ............................................................. 63,192,109 TOTAL LIABILITIES ................................................... 14,834,257 TOTAL NET ASSETS .................................................... 48,357,852

Tom Holt

President/CEO

Clark Poppleton

Chair, Board of Directors

Jason Beckwith Chief Financial Officer

Planned Giving, a small effort makes a BIG Difference!

When you take the small step of naming Lutheran as a beneficiary of your planned gift, you help us continue with our mission, as we have since 1886. To learn more about how you can make a difference and have a tremendous impact on those we serve, please give Gwen a call at 716-665-8137 or visit: www.lutheran-jamestown.org.

FOUNDATION GRANTS: Hultquist Place ........................................................................ G.A. Family Services ............................................................ RSVP/Foster Grandparent Program ........................................ TOTAL GRANTS BY LSS FOUNDATION .....................

75,000 150,000 28,000 253,000

Lives Touched Program 2013 2014 2015 2016 Lutheran Home & Rehabilitation Ctr.

289

298

254

229

Hultquist Place 127 127 128 129 Warner Place 31 33 43 41 Senior Housing/Senior Life Matters

1,577

1,772

2,084

2,269

GA Family Services

514

517

468

552

Grace Community Services

217

267

249

227

TOTALS

2,755

3,014 3,226

3,447


The Lutheran Bus (above) gets a new look!

Hultquist Place Update 2016 was a productive year for Hultquist Place, our assisted living program. A new position was created, personal care aides, to assist on the night shift and fill in part-time slots. The EQUAL grant from NYS for 2016-2017 was used for a new bus. The bus was delivered just before Christmas. The remainder of the funds were used to enhance the activities offered within Hultquist Place, specifically entertainment offerings. The Resident Council approved a motion to use 2017 funds towards the purchase and installation of a lock system for all resident room doors. Cathy Peterson, home health aide, was named the LeadingAge Employee of Distinction for the Western Region. A formal celebration and ceremony will be held in June to commemorate this award. We are exploring the licensure and regulations that encompass the creation of a memory care unit at the ALP level of care, so we can meet the needs of that particular segment of the population in the traditional ALP setting. This exploration should tell us if it is feasible to create such a unit. A focus in 2017 for Hultquist Place is to have its own training program for Home Health Aides, so we can meet the care needs of the people we serve now and in the future. The assisted living program will not be moved into Medicaid managed care until at least October of 2017. September 11, 2016, marked our ten-year anniversary. Great food and good fun were enjoyed by all in celebration of the event. Hultquist Place was also awarded for the third year in a row the Post Journal’s ‘Best Assisted Living’ in Chautauqua County.

Employees from Brigiotta’s Farmland Produce and Garden Center (left) post with Cherish Wright (right) at Lutheran’s Employee Wellness Fair in February.

LHRC Update The Lutheran Home continues to focus on Quality Assurance Performance Improvement, and we are comparing positively with most national benchmarks. We are a 5-star facility for our quality measures; and for the first time, Lutheran ranked in the first quintile for the Nursing Home Quality Initiative. Renovation work is now complete on all of our dining rooms. The new, state-of-the-art, aesthetically pleasing “country kitchens” provide an enhanced dining experience for the residents. Our Community Life program continues to grow and offer new, innovative options for our residents to participate in. We offer activities seven days per week on both the day and evening shifts. CMS (Centers for Medicaid/Medicare Services) has revised nursing home regulations (last revision was 1991) and launched them in September 2016 as The Final Rule for Nursing Homes. This will significantly change how we operate at the nursing home. The expectation is a three phase implementation with Phase I having been implemented in November 2016, Phase II has to be implemented by November 28, 2017; and Phase III by November 28, 2018.


Donors Give Through Thrivent Choice®

K9 Officer Mitchell gives presentation at G.A. Learning Center Career Day in March.

Thank you to the eligible Thrivent members who chose Lutheran to receive Thrivent Choice® Dollars in 2016. There are thousands of participating organizations that members can choose from, so thank you very much for choosing Lutheran. These funds go a long way in providing services to the thousands of adults and youth we serve every year. Since 2010, Thrivent Financial has offered the Thrivent Choice® program; and since that time, Lutheran has received nearly $16,000!

Kevin is all smiles as he reviews his busy schedule of activities for the week at Grace Community Services.

LUTHERAN WARNER PLACE

Valentine’s Day Cookies

Nancy Drewniak and other registrants from Lutheran’s Warner Place Adult Day Health Care Program baked and wrapped over 300 cookies to deliver to residents of the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center on Valentine’s Day. The cookies were distributed with the assistance of Lutheran staff at the direction of Warner Place Activities Coordinator, Mike Nordin. Warner Place, our medicalmodel adult day health care program, is open to those individuals who need nursing home care during the day but have a support system that allows them to remain at home in the evenings.

A Rehab Visit

“My grandmother came here for rehab in the beginning of March, and was here for about three weeks. She had nothing but great things to say about everyone. She said the food was great; other than the fact that they get three meals a day plus snacks offered three times a day (apparently that’s too much!); and everyone she encountered treated her well. If ever she needed fulltime care, there is no doubt that I would make sure she got to come back here. Her questions/issues were always answered quickly, and I never had to worry about how she was.” ~ Stephanie Reichardt


More G.A. News G.A. Family Services was successful with the 2017 Targeted Regional Permanency Grant offered by the Office of Family Children Services. Through this grant, post-adoption services will be provided to five counties (Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Niagara, and Wyoming). The grant awards will be approximately $300,000 and will replace our current Post Adoption Program. We will also be adding kinship services (working with relatives of youth that are providing foster care services). Our Post-Adoption Services provide support and assistance to adoption families to help keep them together. Two youth were adopted out of our foster care program just before Christmas as a direct result of these services. An Adoption Month Celebration event was held in November, where families received certificates of appreciation to highlight their strengths as adoptive families. G.A. Family Services’ Foster Care Program provides regular and therapeutic foster care services. Twelve children were adopted by foster parents from our program in the final quarter of 2016. The Foster Care Program was chosen to receive a beautiful brand new van from the Ford Friendship Express Program. The brand new 8-seater van will allow us to provide safe and reliable transportation for our foster children as we transport them back and forth for their visits with their families and to appointments and other daily activities. February 27 was a great day for Andrew SmithCalanni and his adoptive moms, Francine and Camilla, because he was officially adopted!

Edgewood Communities Update Edgewood Communities’ capital improvements for 2016 included a new roof for Carlson Tower and new siding and window replacement on some duplexes. Design work continues on the development of the new community and wellness building. Senior Life Matters continues to be a very popular program. It is a community-based service that provides case management to seniors and their families to ensure that seniors are living in the most appropriate environment based on their needs, This program also assists people with insurance concerns as they age into Medicare and need to make decisions about healthcare coverage. The Senior Life Matters staff provided insurance counseling to 683 clients in the fourth quarter of 2016 alone. In addition, Senior Life Matters hosted several informational Medicare seminars throughout 2016, which were attended by over 750 community members.


Lutheran’s BENEFACTORS 2016

Bequests, Wills, Trusts & Foundations Anderson & Rosch Charitable Foundation Estate of Norma S. Anderson Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Clarence & Marguerite Culver Living Trust Gebbie Foundation Hultquist Foundation Carl Hultquist Trust Earle O. Hultquist Trust Marguerite P. Hultquist Trust Jean McLean Davis Trust Alberta Morse Trust Estate of Wayne Nordine Karl Peterson Trust Elmer & Eleanor Rose Trust Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation

Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Stuart Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Richard Attwood Lawrence Barron Suzanne Becker Paul and Kathryn Benware Christine Brandquist John Collins Bradley Devine Milton & Helen Lansberry Ted Larson James Lawson Keith & Cheryl Logan Nancy J. Milawski Mary Mueller Helga Peck Karen A. Rine Daniel & Lois Rumfelt Daniel Saulsgiver C. Richard & Joann Seiberg

Thirteenth Annual Lutheran Golf Tournament DOUBLE EAGLE TITLE SPONSOR M & T Bank Manning & Napier

EAGLE SPONSOR Allied Alarm Services, Inc. Clark Patterson Lee Cool Insuring Agency EFPR Group Northwest Insurance Services Shults Auto Group Synergy Global Solutions Univera Healthcare

BIRDIE Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Artone Barclay Damon Buffalo Hospital Supply Harmony Healthcare International Health System Services Information Management Solutions, Inc. Insurance Management Company Jamestown Macadam, Inc. Lytle Associates Medline Industries OPTUM Siemens Building Technologies UBS-Wight Auer Kane Group WCA Services Corporation

PAR Buffalo Pharmacies BUNZL Buffalo Chautauqua Mechanical ComTon, Inc. Jason Decker Construction DFT Communications Fancher Chair Company FSC Systems, LLC Jamestown Electric Supply Mobilex USA Morrison Community Living National Fuel Resources

R. Patti Concrete & Excavating, LLC Phillips Lytle The Resource Center Schindler Elevator Corporation James B. Schwab Company Peter B. Sullivan Total Landscaping Care/ Ann Rossey

Gift Bricks for Sheldon Court Clayton & Dolores Berlinghoff, III Lesley D. Eich Joan Hult Tim Hult Laura Felice Fanchon P. Fuller Hultquist Place Resident Council Sandy Ingrao Sue Kilburn Michael & Pamela LaTone Marie C. Lindahl Lutheran Home Resident Council Gladys Morse David Nelson Mike Nelson Martha Paulson Jon & Glenna Peterson David Phelps Timothy & Elisabeth Phelps J. Kenneth Soderquist Alice L. Swartz William H. Woodcock Joseph M. Zanetta

Shining Stars – Voluntary Employee Charitable Giving Program Terry Anderson Gwendolyn C. Axelson Debra L. Basile Jason Beckwith Barbara Best James & Janene Bockrath Suellen Carlson Brooke Carnahan Rae A. Crandall Patricia Eckwahl Thomas Holt Katrina I. Jones

Patrick McGrath Desiree Mechling Lewis Meckley Kay Near Pamela Nordin Ann-Marie Orlowski Dirschberger Dolores A. Parsons Lynn Reale Kevin Saff Jody L. Shely Debra Spangler Karl Wiggins

Gifts of Caring Paul & Anne Hedin Shirley J. Lepsesty Gregory & Linda Smith

TOUCHING LIVES CLUB Annual Gifts

CORNERSTONE COUNCIL Cumulative Giving of $10,000 or More Allied Alarm Services Care Center Pharmacy C. C. Industrial Development Agency Jon & Jeanne Castle Chautauqua Region Community Foundation LPCiminelli James & Anne Coffman Cool Insuring Agency Clarence & Marguerite Culver Living Trust Verland & Doris Danielson EFPR Group Isabelle Erickson Wade E. Elliott William and Kathleen Evans Gebbie Foundation Harrington Sandberg Architects Bob and Sharon Hamilton Frederick J. W. Heft Thomas & Lisa Holt Carl Hultquist Trust Marguerite P. Hultquist Trust Hultquist Foundation John Alfred Johnson Foundation Charles and Lois Lindquist Lytle Investments


Thomas & Carol Maier Manning & Napier M & T Bank Northwest Insurance Services Karl Peterson Trust Juliet Anderson Rosch Elmer & Eleanor Rose Trust Virginia M. Rumfelt Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation Shults Auto Group Donald & Shirley Struchen Synergy Global Solutions Evelyn Taillie Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Univera Healthcare

Leadership Circle ($1,000 and Over)

Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Allied Alarm Services Anderson & Rosch Charitable Foundation Artone Estate of Norma S. Anderson Barclay Damon Bed Time Products/Mattress Firm Buffalo Hospital Supply Jon & Jeanne Castle Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Clark Patterson Lee Cool Insuring Agency Clarence & Marguerite Culver Living Trust James S. Ditzler EFPR Group Wade E. Elliott Ronald N. Giese Harry & Gloria “Dodie” Glatz Harmony Healthcare International Health System Services Thomas & Lisa Holt Carl Hultquist Trust Marguerite P. Hultquist Trust Hultquist Foundation Hultquist Place Resident Council Information Management Solutions, Inc. Insurance Management Company Jamestown Macadam, Inc. Roger E. Johnson Lytle Associates M & T Bank Manning & Napier Medline Industries Northwest Insurance Services OPTUM Karl Peterson Trust Elmer & Eleanor Rose Trust Virginia M. Rumfelt Shults Auto Group Siemens Building Technologies Tyler & Carolyn Swanson Synergy Global Solutions UBS-Wight Auer Kane Group Univera Healthcare WCA Services Corporation

Vision Circle ($500 to $999)

Alan Anderson & Suellen Carlson John C.R. & Elizabeth Anderson Steven & Elizabeth Anderson Gordon & Sally Black James Bouras Brand Integrity Buffalo Pharmacies BUNZL Buffalo Robert & Mary Borowski Burns John E. Bylund Daniel & Faith Carlson Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation Anita Chadwick Chaffee-Sardinia Kiwanis Chautauqua Mechanical Anne W. Coffman ComTon, Inc. DFT Communications Jason Decker Construction Fancher Chair Company FSC Systems, LLC Stuart & Rochelle Gebell Bob & Sharon Hamilton Martin F. Idzik Jamestown Electric Supply Nathaniel & Mary Jane Kirkland, Jr. Miriam Laundry Thomas & Carol Maier Patrick & Gretchen McGrath Mobilex USA Morrison Community Living Naco Express, Inc. National Fuel Resources Richard & Donna Nelson Lynda Newman Daniel & Brigetta Overcash, Jr. R. Patti Concrete & Excavating, LLC Phillips Lytle Mrs. Richard P. (Ann) Reading The Resource Center Schindler Elevator Corporation James B. Schwab Company St. Paul Evangelical Church, Angelica Donald & Shirley Struchen Peter & Holly Sullivan Total Landscaping Care/ Ann Rossey Don “Dean” & Debbie Weaver, Jr.

Mission Circle ($125 to $499)

Fraser Lawrence Allport Terry Anderson Anderson Surveying, Inc. David M. Anderson Anonymous Gwendolyn C. Axelson Debra L. Basile Jason & Sherry Beckwith Rosario R. Bentley Barbara Best James & Janene Bockrath Ted & Tracy Bogdan Mary Ann Bollman Harold & Sharon Brunacini

Gordon & Jeanette Carlson Brooke Carnahan Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Rae A. Crandall E. Margaret Crowley Barry & Patricia Eckwahl Carolyn Edson Barbara J. Engdahl Evangelical Lutheran Church of Reformation Family Health Services Margaret S. Filios Suzanne A. Foley Joel T. Gaden James & Cynthia Gallagher Gebbie Foundation by Rhoe B. Henderson, III Frederick E. Giddy R. Michael & Barbara Goldman Roberta B. Graham John & Mary Jane Griffith Charles & Esther Gustafson Jerome & Sheila Hammar John & Jean Holt Paul & Nancy Holt Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Women of the ELCA Terrance & Kathleen Horner Jeffrey Hunter & Elizabeth Peyton Joseph & Sandra Ingrao Jamestown Awning, Inc. Jamestown Mattress Company Gary & Kay Johnson Katrina I. Jones Betty L. Kelly Kennedy United Methodist Church Shirley J. Lepsesty Levant Wesleyan Church Lind Funeral Home Marie C. Lindahl J. Eric & Julie Livengood Stan and Sara Lundine Lutheran Home Resident Council Kathleen Lynch Paul & Debbie Lytle Greg Mackie Major Appliances Frances P. Marchiando Sue C. Mastrosimone Desiree Mechling Crist & Robin Michos Matthew & Debra Moore Moran’s Floor Store Muriel Murphy Kay Near Warren & Anne Nelson Myron & Pamela Nordin Barbara Nunn Jon & Glenna Peterson Kim & Becky Peterson Timothy & Elisabeth Phelps W. Clark & Julie Poppleton Carl & Lynn Reale Dolores Rewers Patricia Rewers Karen A. Rine Dr. Andrea R. Rinker Ralph & Eve Robinson Daniel & Lois Rumfelt Suzanne B. Russell Kevin & Lisa Saff Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation by Barclay O. Wellman

Dale & Jody Shely James M. Smith J. Kenneth Soderquist Debra Spangler St. Mark Lutheran Church Phyllis Steere Swan Painting/Gary Swan Alice L. Swartz Nancy A. Wheeler Karl Wiggins Z & M Ag and Turf

Consecutive Years of Giving 10 Years or More

10 Years or More Allied Alarm Services Anderson & Rosch Charitable Foundation Alan Anderson & Suellen Carlson Jason & Sherry Beckwith Rosario R. Bentley Gordon & Sally Black Ted & Tracy Bodgan James Bouras Harold & Sharon Brunacini Buffalo Hospital Supply Robert & Mary Borowski Burns Daniel & Faith Carlson Jon & Jeanne Castle Clark Patterson Lee ComTon, Inc. Cool Insuring Agency Clarence & Marguerite Culver Living Trust James S. Ditzler Wade E. Elliott Bonnie J. Engberg Barbara J. Engdahl Melvin L. Feather Joel T. Gaden Frederick E. Giddy Charles & Esther Gustafson Bob & Sharon Hamilton Health System Services Thomas & Lisa Holt Carl Hultquist Trust Marguerite Hultquist Trust Jamestown Macadam, Inc. Shirley J. Lepsesty J. Eric & Julie Livengood Stan & Sara Lundine Lytle Associates M & T Bank Frances P. Marchiando Patrick & Gretchen McGrath Lewis & Diana Meckley Crist & Robin Michos Muriel Murphy Janis Nelson Karl Peterson Trust Phillips Lytle Carl & Lynn Reale Elmer & Eleanor Rose Trust Daniel & Lois Rumfelt Shults Auto Group James M. Smith Synergy Global Solutions Daniel & Sally Thoren Univera Healthcare DeForest & Joyce Warn


6-9 Years Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric John C.R. & Elizabeth Anderson Artone Gwendolyn C. Axelson Barclay Damon Debra L. Basile Mr. & Mrs. G. Michael Berg Clayton & Dolores Berlinghoff, III Betty Lou Blixt Mary Ann Bollman John E. Bylund Sherwood & Carol Cadwell Chautauqua Mechanical Anne W. Coffman James & Nancy Crofoot David & Sharon Diringer Barry & Patricia Eckwahl Laura Felice James & Cynthia Gallagher Stuart & Rochelle Gebell Harry & Gloria “Dodie” Glatz R. Michael & Barbara Goldman Lyndon & Melanie Gritters John & Jean Holt Hultquist Foundation Charles E. Jackson Gary & Kay Johnson Joyce A. Johnson Katrina I. Jones Betty L. Kelly Sandra Kindberg Deborah A. Kruse Judith Lazenby Lind Funeral Home Marie C. Lindahl Greg Mackie Major Appliances Matric, Inc. Janice D. Nagle Warren & Anne Nelson Northwest Insurance Services Daniel & Brigetta Overcash, Jr. Martha Paulson Kim & Becky Peterson W. Clark & Julie Poppleton Dolores Rewers Patricia Rewers Karen A. Rine Maurice & Doris Roach Ralph & Eve Robinson Rebecca Roesch Virginia M. Rumfelt Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation Dale & Jody Shely John & Doreen Sixbey Gregory & Linda Smith Southern Tier Woodcarvers Guild St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lyons Donald & Shirley Struchen Roland A. Swanson Tyler & Carolyn Swanson Richard & Terry Turner, Jr. David & Grace Vennberg WCA Services Corporation Don “Dean” & Debbie Weaver, Jr. 3-5 Years Susan Abdella David M. Anderson Donald & JoAnn Anderson Robert & Joanne Anderson

Anderson Surveying, Inc. Terry Anderson Douglas E. Benson James & Janene Bockrath Ted & Tracy Bogdan Martin & Barbara Bova, Jr. Buffalo Pharmacies Paul W. Card Gordon & Jeanette Carlson Chaffee-Sardinia Kiwanis Club Warren M. Crandall E. Margaret Crowley DFT Communications EFPR Group Marcia A. Eckman Carolyn Edson Evangelical Lutheran Church of Reformation Suzanne A. Foley Colette M. Forrest Gebbie Foundation John & Mary Jane Griffith Jerome & Sheila Hammar Harold & Marlene Hanson, Jr. Harmony Healthcare International Paul & Nancy Holt Terrance & Kathleen Horner Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Jeffrey Hunter Insurance Management Company John & Kathryn Irving Jamestown Awning, Inc. Jamestown Electric Supply Audrey M. Johnson Kenneth & Jeanne Johnson R. Richard & Shirley Johnson Roger E. Johnson James & Kimberly Joy Nathaniel & Mary Jane Kirkland, Jr. Ethelyn M. Krauss John L. Lacki Miriam Laundry Wendy L. Limberg Kathleen Lynch Paul & Debbie Lytle Thomas & Carol Maier Manning & Napier Tim & Andrea Magnuson Daniel M. Meyers Betty D. Middlebrook Mobilex USA Matthew & Debra Moore Larry & Laura Nelson Jeffrey & Judith Newhouse OPTUM Jon & Glenna Peterson Mrs. Richard P. (Ann) Reading The Resource Center Schindler Elevator Corporation James B. Schwab Company Seventh Day Adventist Church Siemens Building Technologies Christine A. Silzle Martha E. Smith Debra Spangler Phyllis Steere Peter & Holly Sullivan Swan Painting/Gary Swan UBS-Wight Auer Kane Group Robert I. Utter ValPro Sanitary Supplies Mary S. Volpe

B. Jean Voltmann Maria Welker Nancy A. Wheeler Karl Wiggins Martha A. Zenns

SUPPORTERS Susan Abdella AmazonSmile Donald and JoAnn Anderson Anonymous Armor Inspection Douglas E. Benson Big Chief Carpetland/Henry James Betty Lou Blixt Martin & Barbara Bova, Jr. Sherwood & Carol Cadwell Paul W. Card Warren M. Crandall James & Nancy Crofoot David & Sharon Diringer Donna Duckworth Thomas C. Dudas Sheila B. Dunn Marcia A. Eckman Emerald Resources Bonnie J. Engberg Deborah Faust Melvin L. Feather Michael & Laura Felice Colette M. Forrest Jack & Susan Fulford Jacob Glofka Harris Goldstein Keith & Karen Grinnell Lyndon & Melanie Gritters Phyllis C. Gustavson HCH Interiors Paul & Anne Hedin Charles & Lynn Holtz John & Kathryn Irving Joyce A. Johnson Kenneth & Jeanne Johnson James & Kimberly Joy Sandra Kindberg Richard & Sonia Koerner R.A. Koerner & Company Lakewood Rod & Gun Club Ladies Auxiliary Judith Lazenby Robert & Mary Emm Lucas Steven & Marian Lustig Tim & Andrea Magnuson David & Debra McGuire Lewis & Diana Meckley Betty Mee Norman & Helen Merrill Betty D. Middlebrook Ruth W. Mohney Tom & Sally Neathery Harry Olson Nancy Price Andrew R. Schneegold Bud & Betty Secor David & Linda Selbert Seventh Day Adventist Church Allen & Elaine Short Christine A. Silzle Gregory & Linda Smith Martha E. Smith Southern Tier Woodcarvers Guild

Vernon & Virginia Squire St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lyons Lois Strickler Robert & Beverly Ungerer Robert I. Utter ValPro Sanitary Supplies DeForest & Joyce Warn Maria Welker Ramona M. Witzigam Randy & Cindy Wyrozub Patricia M. Yokom

IN MEMORY OF… Angeline S. Anderson Robert & Joanne Anderson Barbara H. Anderson John & Doreen Sixbey Emma Sundin Anderson Audrey M. Johnson Norma S. Anderson Steve & Elizabeth Anderson Kathleen Lynch Victoria Annis Kathleen Lynch Betty Jane Baron Bob & Sonya Burkett Dorothy L. Della Penna & Family David & Helen Della Penna Carol M. Johnson Michael & Courtney Lodico Richard & Sandra Weimer Alan M. Bentley Rosario R. Bentley Margaret M. Bentley Rosario R. Bentley Doris L. Berg Mr. & Mrs. G. Michael Berg Clayton and Janet Berlinghoff, Jr. Clayton & Dolores Berlinghoff, III Henrietta Borowski Anonymous Robert & Joanne Anderson Barbara Burns Robert & Mary Borowski Burns Kent & Jacqueline Carlson Lawrence & Lorraine Diggs Doreen Gould Mr. & Mrs. Skip Holzerland Laurie C. Konwinski Shirley J. Lepsesty Kathleen Lynch John Nalepa Vicki Nalepa William & Roslin Newton Albert M. Olmstead Karen A. Rine Robert & Beverly Ungerer Patricia A. Walgate Fletcher “Ned” & Rosalie Ward Pauline Bouckhuyt Karen A. Rine


Thomas N. Bouras James Bouras

Frederick J. W. and Dorothy Heft Muriel Murphy

Kathryn “Kitty” Brunson Kathleen Lynch Kay Videll

Clifford and Edna Holt John & Jean Holt

Burton and Florence Lesser Marie C. Lindahl

Janice Hunter Jeffrey Hunter and Elizabeth Peyton Kenneth Jackson Janet Jackson Heidi Stafford

Doris S. Bylund John E. Bylund

Susan A. Jackson Charles E. Jackson

Dorothy Y. Carlson Wendy L. Limberg

Effie Carlson Johnson Audrey M. Johnson

J. Chandler & Ruby Carlson Daniel & Faith Carlson

Frances J. Johnson John & Donna Ireland

Ragnar T. and Shirley A. Carlson Terrance & Kathleen Horner

Linea Johnson R. Richard & Shirley Johnson

Allen “Joe” Crise Shirley J. Lepsesty

Marilyn H. Johnson Roger E. Johnson

Harold and Kathryn Drake Lesley D. Eich

Ruth P. Jones Carol Farrar Scott Kasperek Debra S. Latona Gloria Martin

Jane Burns Robert & Mary Borowski Burns

Bernard “Barney” Edson Carolyn Edson Rev. G. Philip Engdahl Barbara J. Engdahl Ila May Evans Duane & Marian Anderson Robert & Elizabeth Briggs Craig & Rebecca Colburn Dudley & Joan Ericson William & Kathleen Evans Joel T. Gaden Robert & Sharon Gunnell Martin & Patricia Idzik Michael & Barbara Lyons Karen A. Rine Dr. Andrea R. Rinker Janet Thibodeau Linda Thibodeau Richard & Terry Turner, Jr. Vivian & Elizabeth “Betsy” Welch Barclay & Diane Wellman Laura H. Welton Allen & Barbara Yahn

Ellie Jose Richard J. Jose Daniel & Lois Rumfelt David A. Jurkowski Martha Paulson William Kelly Betty L. Kelly

Kathleen Lynch David Nelson Mike Nelson Daniel & Lois Rumfelt Elvera I. Nelson Janice D. Nagle Weldon “Sonny” Nelson Janis Nelson Dr. David S. Newman Lynda Newman George & J. Maxine Olson Fanchon P. Fuller Quint & Heidi Lawson Dolores Onuffer Kathleen Lynch Marvin & Mary Helen Raistrick Patric Crist & Robin Michos Evalyn J. Paulson Lillian Chapman Martha Paulson Mark & Betsy Swanson Joseph M. Zanetta Gary Peterson Kathleen Lynch J. Oscar and Lillian Peterson Jon & Glenna Peterson Alice Mary Phelps Kathleen Lynch David Phelps Timothy & Elisabeth Phelps

Robert L. Steere Phyllis Steere Lillian Strickland Kathleen Lynch David and Violet Sturges Larry & Laura Nelson Charles Swanson Gordon & Sally Black B. Jean Voltmann Joyce Swanson Kathleen Lynch Rev. Karl A. Swartz Alice L. Swartz Virginia L. Switaj Henry Mosher Unit 638 Auxiliary Donald A. Tilburg Krispy Krunchy Foods, LLC William H. Woodcock Shirley Vario RSVP Chautauqua County Foster Grandparent Program Jennie C. Vilardo Kent & Jacqueline Carlson Dennis & Karen Caruana Kathleen Lynch Allen & Elaine Short Timothy & Margaret Sventek Angelo J. Volpe Mary S. Volpe John C. and Catherine B. Wheeler Nancy A. Wheeler

Mary Pinzone Kathleen Lynch

Maythorne K. Winterkorn Daniel M. Meyers

Morris and Sarah Pollaro Janice D. Nagle

Eloise Wood Jeffrey & Judith Newhouse

Florence Lacki John L. Lacki

Herman Rasmussen Harold & Marlene Hanson, Jr.

Betty Lou Zenns Martha A. Zenns

Joyce Larson Ted Larson

Mary Lou Reichard Kathleen Lynch

Genevieve LaTone Michael & Pamela LaTone

Kristin Roach Kathleen Lynch

Ruth E. Anderson Anderson Surveying, Inc. David M. Anderson

Family Members Daniel & Sally Thoren

Richard A. and Eleanor B. Lovejoy Rebecca Roesch

Anita Rolph Jerome & Sheila Hammar

William Boerst and Family Betty Lou Blixt

Michael Felice Laura Felice B. Jean Voltmann

Dawne Soderquist J. Kenneth Soderquist

Joel Gaden Daniel & Brigetta Overcash, Jr.

Siri Greenwald Eric Lundberg

Gladys Middleton Kathleen Lynch Josephine E. Morgan Kathleen Lynch Carl & Elvira Masnec, Jr. Crist & Robin Michos

John Holt’s Birthday Jean Holt

Josephine V. Grenier Daniel & Lois Rumfelt

Charles Morse Gladys Morse

Noreen Healy Nancy B. Baglia

Charles B. and Virginia M. Nelson Joseph & Sandra Ingrao Sue Kilburn

Jeane E. Stark Lesley D. Eich Stan & Elaine Gallup Aggie Lunetta Kathleen Lynch Jodie Lynn Miller Leilani Pelletier Marlene Piatz Ray & Rosemary Stark Carla Wiltshire

Dorothy “Dottie” Kruse Deborah A. Kruse Robert I. Utter

IN HONOR OF...

Thomas E. Holt Bob & Sharon Hamilton Paul & Nancy Holt Quint & Heidi Lawson Patrick McGrath E. Margaret Crowley


Albert M. Olmstead Robert & Joanne Anderson Martha Paulson Roland A. Swanson W. Clark Poppleton Dean & Debbie Weaver Gene Richardson Ethelyn M. Krauss

Rev. Daniel Rumfelt Robert & Mary Borowski Burns Hultquist Place Resident Council Marie C. Lindahl Gregory & Cynthia Swan Patricia A. Walgate

Kevin Saff and Senior Housing Staff Gordon & Jeanette Carlson

Lois Strickler Daniel & Brigetta Overcash, Jr.

Rev. Daniel and Lois Rumfelt Miriam Laundry

Staff of B1/B2 Robert & Mary Borowski Burns

Rev. Daniel Rumfelt’s 30th Anniversary of Ordination Lois Rumfelt

Staff of Hultquist Place Robert & Mary Borowski Burns Carl & Elvira Masnec, Jr.

Virginia Rumfelt Miriam Laundry Daniel & Lois Rumfelt

Staff at Lutheran Home/Rehab Phyllis Steere

Richard J. Swanson Roland A. Swanson

Janell Sluga Robert & Jean Major

Roland A. Swanson Maurice & Doris Roach David and Grace Vennberg Robert & Connie Atkins WELCA Members Living at Lutheran Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Juliet Anderson Rosch Society

We gratefully acknowledge our visionary partners who have committed their resources through estate plans, wills, trusts, charitable gift annuities, and life insurance to ensure the success of Lutheran both now and in the years to come. Mary Jane Abbate* Helen S. Anderson* John E. Anderson Theodore W*. and Ruth E. Anderson Gordon and Sally Black Wilda F. (Billie) Bloomquist* Daniel and Faith Carlson Gordon Carlson* Andrew S. Cusimano, III Isabelle C. Erickson* Ebba E. Friberg* Joel and Nancy* Gaden Shirley C. Glatz Charles and Esther Gustafson Clifford E. Gustafson* Frederick J. W. Heft*

Audrey S. Johnson* Betty L. Kelly Thomas J.* and Shirley F.* Kelly Mary S. Kooman* Ethelyn M. Krauss Miriam S. Laundry Charles and Lois Lindquist Charles B. Magnuson* Donald and Carolyn Modisher Linnea Myregaard* Richard and Donna Nelson David* and Lynda Newman Carl L.* and Audrey H.* Olson Harold and Florence Olson Lucile H. Parsons* Carolyn J. Peterson

Join us for the 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Mark your calendars early! The 14th Annual Lutheran Charity Golf Tournament is slated for Monday, August 21, at the Moon Brook Country Club in Jamestown. As a valued supporter of Lutheran, you can enjoy a day of golf and help the people we serve for an entry fee of $250. This fee covers green fees, a golf cart, lunch, refreshments on the course, a nice gift, and a wonderful hors d’oeuvre buffet to enjoy. Our generous sponsors and supporters have raised over $400,000 since the first year in 2004! The tournament is a four-man, two best-ball format, and begins at noon with a shot gun start. We will be on hand early at 10:30 a.m. if you want to get in a bit of practice. We have single spots to fill, so if you’re interested, please give Gwen a call at 716-665-8137.

Marion Potter* Genevieve Roche* Daniel and Lois Rumfelt Harry J. Sands* Georgia R. Schlifke* Warren F.* and Jane B. Sellstrom J. Kenneth and Dawne* Soderquist Kenneth* and Lois Strickler Donald and Shirley Struchen Evelyn S. Sundholm Elaine R. Swanson* Roland A. Swanson Evelyn Taillie* *Deceased

Lutheran Foundation Newsletter - Spring 2017  
Lutheran Foundation Newsletter - Spring 2017  
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