North Star Circle

345 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul, MN 55102


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651-259-3123 or

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North Star Circle Members

The Minnesota Historical Society gratefully acknowledges the following donors in our North Star Circle for their leadership support from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. These friends contributed a minimum of $1,200 to maintain the excellence of our on-going programs, sites and services.

The collective contributions of those recognized in our North Star Circle are the foundation of our annual support, providing nearly a million dollars.


Guarantor: $25,000+

Suzanne Blue

Kathy and Jim Cargill

Mark and Mary Davis*

Peter and Patricia Frechette

Barbara G. Koch*

Betty and Whitney MacMillan*

Tom and Julianne Youngren

Founder: $10,000 - $24,999

Terry and Sharon Avent*

Charlton Dietz*

Robin Dietz-Mayfield and Jack Mayfield

Rosemary and David Good ^

Douglas R. Heidenreich*

John and Ruth Huss*

Art and Martha Kaemmer *^

Susan and Edwin McCarthy*

Stephen Nelson* **

Dean Phillips

Ken and Nina Rothchild*

Hugh and Margaret Schilling*

Lee and Louise Sundet ^

Emily Anne Staples Tuttle *

Partner: $5,000 - $9,999

Leader: $2,500 - $4,999


Mary Anne Anderson*

Pete and Margie Ankeny*

Peter W. and Sally A. Anson*

Annette Atkins and Tom Joyce*

Richard and Mary Lyn Ballantine

Ford and Amy Bell *

Samual and Susie Bell

Robert Book and Elizabeth Cherne Book

Linda Boss*

Nicky Carpenter

A. William and Judy Cherne

Michael V. and Ann C. Ciresi

Judith and Richard Corson

Robert and Teri Crosby

Julia W. Dayton*

Mary C. Dolan*

Elizabeth Driscoll*

Mr. and Mrs. William B. Frels

David and Terry Gilberstadt

O.C. Hognander Jr

James E. Johnson

Lucy Rosenberry Jones *

Robert and F. Alexandra Klas

Carl and Janet Kuhrmeyer

Jean Mattson Larson and Mark Larson

Harry G. McNeely, Jr.

Tom and Laura Rasmussen

Curt and Joan Roy*

Diane and Darryl Sannes**

Robert J. Sivertsen*

Kristine M. Smith*

William Stoeri and Susan Johnston

Missy Thompson and Gar Hargens

Eleanor and Fred Winston*



Martha and Bruce Atwater*  

Maria Bales

Doug and Carolyn Barinsky

Bruce and Mary Bean*

Alexandra O. Bjorklund*

Kathleen Blatz and Wheelock Whitney*

Patrick J. Bradley and Patty A. Carney-Bradley

Priscilla Brewster

Robert Bruininks and Susan Hagstrum

Sandra and Peter Butler*

Judith A. Christensen

David and Kitty Crosby

Mitch and Laurie Davis

Ruth and Bruce^^ Dayton*

Katherine D. Doerr

Kirsten and Jack Driscoll

Michael L. Ellingsworth

D. Stephen and Diane Elliott

Richard and Jean Engebretson

Elizabeth Friborg

Mary Coquillette Gale

Donald and Patricia Garofalo

Daniel Gelatt

Robert and Phyllis Goff*

Jennifer Gross and Jerry LeFevre

Hannibal and Robbie Haase

David and Kim Hakensen

Susan and Thomas Handley

Marshall R. Hatfield*

Martha A. Head

Michael J. and Karel Helgeson

Wayne and Dianne Hoeschen

Bill Hueg and Hella Mears Hueg

D. Ward and Charlotte Johnson

Wilford and Jean Johnson

Sylvia and Sam Kaplan*

Gloria Kaste

Martin and Esther Kellogg*

John Lavander and Nancy Owen

Rolfe and Barbara Leary

James and Linda Lee

Tom Lewin

Peg and Dick Lidstad

Monica Little and Mark Abeln

Jean R. Ljungkull*

John Loban

Hugh and Marilyn Madson

Deane C. & Nancy G.^^ Manolis

Robert W. Maynard

Dick and Joyce H. McFarland

Al and Mary Agnes McQuinn

Joanne Meyer

Evelyn Miller**

Bob and Carolyn Nelson

Dean M. Nelson**

Michel and Barbara Nelson

Timothy and Gayle Ober*

Kandi and Bart Osborn*

David and Valerie Pace

Kenneth R. Skjegstad

Constance Sullivan

Jeff Thom

Kent and Kathy Thompson**

Stephen P. Thompson

David Tinjum and Kim Eslinger

Jon and Glenda Tollefson

Mary W. Vaughan

Renata Winsor and Kathleen Petit

Margie M. and Milton K. Woodhouse

Warren and Margaret Zaccaro**


Patron: $1,200 - $2,499


Russ and Kathy Adams

John and Catherine Agee*

Eric and Lori Ahlness

Sarah J. Andersen

Clifford and Nancy Anderson

Marcia G. Anderson

Rolf T. Anderson

John and Cherl Andrews

Nina and John Archabal*

Charles & Peggy Arnason

D.E. Aszmus

Jo and Gordon Bailey

Gary and Samjai Bank

Gretchen Beito*

Diane Berthel*

Lynne and Paul Billings

Mary Pat Blake

Victoria Bleise

Dennis and Nancy Blenis

Kurt and Violet BlueDog

Gary and Sally Bluem

Thelma Boeder

Susan Boren and Steve King

Will and Margee Bracken^

Steve and Gail Brand

Sheila and Brian Brommel

Steve and Sue Browender

Barbara Burwell

John and Caryl Busman

Peter K. Butler

Martin Chorzempa and Jane Miller

Sara and Edward Conley

Bill and Susan Costello*

John Crippen and Sheila Stuhlman

Ellie Crosby

Robert and Gretchen Crosby

Betty Jayne Dahlberg*

Carol Daniels and Richard Jacker*^

Neil C. Danner

Grant Davis

Mathew and Kristi Davis

Chad and Maggie Dayton

Edward and Sherry Ann Dayton

Mark Draper

Carol M. Duff*

E. Daniel Eckberg

Steven and Spencer Eddy

Michael and Ann Farnell

Mr. and Mrs. Litton E.S. Field, Jr.^

Mrs. Litton Field

Dr. George and Joan Fischer

John and Therese Fitch

Richard N. and Carol C. Flint

The Ford Family

Rodney H. Forristall

Maryfaith and Michael Fox

Hillary Freeman and Carol Mork

Jane C. Freeman* and Michael O. Freeman

Deb Frenzel*^

James and Mary Frey^

Pat Gaarder

Ram and Neena Gada

Jack and Avis Galleger

Earl and Virginia Geiger

Scotty and Peter Gillette

John Gostovich and Celeste Koeberl

Mary R. Gould

Julianne and Darrick Graham

Robert and Susan Greenberg

Earl Gutnik

Mr. and Mrs. Preston C. Haglin*

Mark and Kathryn Tokar Haidet*

Jim and Sharon Hale

Marion J. Handt

Charles and Earleen Hanson

Leo and Moira Harris

Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison*

David Hartwell and Elizabeth DeBaut

Stephen and Carol Hatfield

Curtis Helmer

Peter Herzog and June Wheeler

Al and Jayne Hilde

Chris and Ann Hilger

Louis F. and Kathrine E. Hill

Elizabeth and Edwin Hlavka

Martha Hoffman

Stanley S. and Karen Hubbard

Virginia Hubbard

Donald and Carin Huizenga

Karen A. and Charles W. Humphrey

Bruce E. and Terry L. Hutchins

Paul and Kathy Imle

Peggy Ingison

Betty Wold Johnson^

Fritz and Sharon Johnson

Janice A. Johnson

Gerald W. and Victoria Johnson

Bill and Susan Jolitz

Charles and Karen Jonaitis

Janet N. Jones

Kathleen Jones

George and Karen Kaczor

Andrea and Kevin Kajer
William and Theresa King

Marianne and Scott Kipp

Martin and Judith Kuretsky

Cynthia Kriha and James Eastman

Jeffrey and Gretchen Chesley Lang

Jami Ann and Joseph LaPray

Kirby Law and Annette Hansen**

Charles and Hope Lea ^

Tom and Mary Gerry Lee

Allen and Kathy Lenzmeier

Jane Leonard and Loretto Lippert

Stephen and Sheila Lieberman

Otto Lind

John and Nancy Lindahl

Judith and Dale Lindstrom

J. Nicholas and Linda Linsmayer

Bruce and Cheryl Little

Richard and Juanita Luis

Katherine MacKenzie

Charlie and Teri Mahar

Rhoda and Don Mains

Dusty Mairs*

Elisabeth C. Mason

John and MaryAnne Mauriel

Roy and Dorothy Ode Mayeske

Gayle McCann

Donald W. McCarthy^

Robert and Polly McCrea^

Peter and Sara McGarraugh

Donald and Alice McIlrath*

C. McKay, MD

William L. and Kathleen B. McReavy

Margaret Meier and Rebecca Lindholm

Jerry Meigs

Debra and Dennis Meissner

Mary H. and J. Milo Meland

William C. Melton*

Mary E. Melzarek

Joseph S. and Jane Y. Micallef*

Eric Michael and Josh Hillger

Lucy and Bob Mitchell

Alfred P. and Ann M. Moore

Jane Mooty^

Donna D. Morgan

Robert and Sandra Morris

Meredith Matthew Musel

Beth Naughton

Marybeth Nelson

Dennis Nguyen

Ford and Catherine Nicholson

Richard and Nancy Nicholson

Todd and Martha Nicholson

Elizabeth and Thomas Nordlie

Alta Oben

Linda Odegard and Harlan Cavert

Michael and Celeste O'Donnell

Deborah R. Olson

John and Marla Ordway

Irene M. Ott

Anita M. Pampusch and Frank J. Indihar, MD

Lawrence and Linda Perlman

Roger Peters and Lorna Reichl

Dwight and Marjorie Peterson

Elizabeth and Theodore Peyton

Peter and Gene Pierce

Cindy and Addison Piper

Kate K. Piper

George and Diane Power*

Bob and Judy Prentiss

Ralph R. Rayner MD

James W. Reagan

Joan and Bill Reiling

Peter and Mary Reyes

Karen L. Richner

Elizabeth M. Ringer*

James E. Robasse*

Sandra Bemis Roe

Jon and Delores Roeder

Erik Rogers

Judge James D. Rogers and Leanna M. Rogers^

Laila Rogers

Jim and Sheren Rogne

Martin and Laura Roller

Diane Roth

Vincent and Barbara Ruane

Jill and Neil Rudnitski

John C. and Jacqueline Salisbury

Earl S. and Barbara Flanagan Sanford

Michael and Shirley Santoro

Timothy and Mary Scanlan

Charles and Birgitta Schoen^

Jaclyn and Jim Schroeder

Jean and Mark Schroepfer

Judy A. Schwartau

Dan Shogren and Susan Meyer

John and Jane Sieff ^

Philip Sieff^

Helen F. Silha

Dave and Linda Simpkins

Anne D. Simpson

Robert B. Singer^

Gail V. Sit*

RoxAnn M. Splittstozer

Robert S. and Jean Spong

Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt*

Donald Steinkraus**

Paul Stembler and Mary Anne Ebert

Barbara Storslee

Edward C. and Virginia L. Stringer

Joel and Elizabeth Sullivan

Lory and Rick Sutton

Henry and Virginia Sweatt

Michelle and Eve Terrell

Jon and Lea Theobald

Karen Wilson Thissen and Paul Thissen

Elsie Trapp^

Noelle Pidcock Turner and Jeff Turner

Stephanie Cain Van D'Elden

Larry and Suzanne Vanden Plas

Ben and Debrah Vander Kooi

Paul and Carolyn Verret

General and Mrs. John Vessey

Joanne Von Blon

Maxine H. Wallin*

Mary Ann and David Wark*

Dr. Ann and David Wasson*

Elizabeth Wexler

Nancy and Ted Weyerhaeuser

Molly and Bill Woehrlin


* Charter Member
^ Honorary
** Matching Gift
^^ Deceased