Alumni Award Winners

2013 Awardees, left to right, Donald Moeser and Stewart Hardy

History of the Distinguished Alumni Awards

  • 1989 Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr., 1946
  • 1990 Richard L. Tome, 1951
  • 1991 Beryl B. Maurer, 1949
  • 1992 Kenneth C. Senft, 1952
  • 1993 Viggo Swenson, 1934
  • 1994 Robert W. Koons, 1946
  • 1995 Elizabeth Platz, 1965
  • 1996 Stewart Winfield Herman, 1934

Beginning in 1997, the awards were divided into three 
categories: Service in parish settings, specialized ministries
and lifetime service. 

 

Service in Parish Settings Service in Specialized Ministry Celebrated Ministry of Lifetime Service
1997   L. Stanley Whitson, 1948 Alton M. Motter, 1933 Frederick K. Wentz, 1945
1998  Arthur W. Lawver, 1934 Richard H. Drummond, 1944 Donald D. Anderson, 1952
1999  Elwood “Woody”Moreland, '45 Eugene R. McVicker, 1953 Howard J. McCarney, 1945
2000  George C. Weirick, 1949   Lawrence D. Folkemer, 1940
2001 Henry K. Brown, '56 Carl H. Greenawald, 1953 Harry V. Krug, 1934
2002 Eli Raymond Shaheen, '40 Darlis J. Swan, 1980 Cedric W. Tilberg, 1943
2003 Robert D. Hyson, 1963 W. Kent Gilbert III, 1944 Otto Reimherr, 1943
2004 Vernon J. Miller, 1953 H. Frederick Reisz, Jr., 1965 Rudolph R. Featherstone, 1960
2005 Richard E. Geib, 1958 David Rhoads, 1966 LaVern D. Rasmussen, 1960
2006 John Yost Jr., 1953 Sally L. Kerr, 1972 Theodore Lindquist Jr., 1953
2007 Elwood H. Leister, 1953 Walter Kloetzli, 1950 Arthur L. Ruths, 1947
2008 William E. Carlson, 1949 Samuel W. Schmitthenner, 1951 Harold A. Dunkelberger, 1939
2009 Theodore C. Schlack, 1953   Gordon E. Folkemer, 1944
2010 Theodore F. Schneider, 1959 Mark N., 1981 and Rosanne A. Swanson, 1984 Kirk W. Bish, 1967
2011 Judith A. Cobb, 1974 Judith E. Simonson, 1980 A. Donald Main, 1969
2012 Benjamin Larzelere III, 1972 William Otis Avery, 1967 John L. Strube, 1951
2013 J. Stewart Hardy, 1983 Donald H. Moeser, 1962 Egil Grislis, 1953