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In Appreciation


Thank you to our 2021 donors!

In the last year, you allowed us to fulfill our mission of inspiring stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rives come alive during a most difficult year. You keep us going, help us to remain positive, and continue to be innovative.

With sincere thanks,

The Staff of the Dubuque County Historical Society, National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Mathias Ham Historic Site, National Rivers Hall of Fame & RiverWorks Discovery

2021 Donors


Audrey L. Hammer Trust
Dubuque County
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

$50,000 - $99,999

City of DubuqueDubuque County
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
Resource Enhancement & Protection Fund

$25,000 - $49,999

Historical Resource Development Program
Iowa Arts Council

$10,000 - $24,999

AEP River Transportation Division
American Commercial Barge Line LLC
Association of Zoos & Aquariums
Burnell R Smith Family Trust
Butler Family Fund
Cargill, Inc
Mark and Lisa Dickson
Facebook Payments Inc.
Iowa Space Grant Consortium/ISU
MidWestOne Bank
Thomas and Charlice Woodward

$5,000 - $9,999

L. Peter and Cynthia Alt
Andersen Corporate Foundation
Arcosa Marine
B & B Erectors
John and Med Bickel
C & B Marine, LLC
Campbell Transportation Company, Inc.
CGB Enterprises, Inc.
Cincinnati Bulk Terminals LLC
Conlon Construction Co.
Dupaco Community Credit Union
Ingram Barge Company
J. Mack Gamble Fund, the Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen
Pat Judge
Newt Marine Services
Octopus Towing
Ernest and Cheryl Riggen
River Cruises
Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions
The Conlon River Museum Endowment Fund
Barbara Woodward
Zito Towing, Inc.

$1,500 - $4,999

1 Mississippi
Accutrans, LLC
ACNR River Towing, Inc.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company
Associated Terminals LLC
Bodine Electric Company
Brennan Marine Inc.
Ceres Barge Line
Poppy Conlon and Jason Benson
Crescent Towing
Dubuque Bank & Trust
Shaunel Evans
Tracy and Fred Fischer
Foertsch Group
GreenState Credit Union
Sarah and John Hasken
International Port of Memphis
John Deere Dubuque Works
Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
Ken and Sara Lubinski
Magnolia Marine Transport
Mark & Mary Knoy Family Fund
Marquette Transportation
Mathis-Pfohl Foundation
Trish McDonald
McGinnis, Inc.
Middle River Marine, LLC
Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council
Darryl K. and Terry Mozena
Nikki and Matt Mulligan
Nugent Sand Company
Ohio River Salvage Inc.
Port of New Orleans
Port of Pittsburgh Commission
Port of South Louisiana
Prudential Retirement
Wendy and Brad Scardino
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Sherwin-Williams Company Protective & Marine Coatings Division
Simply Elegant Boutique
Southern Towing Company
The Carlisle & Finch Co.
Ron and Lori Thielen
Turn Services, LLC
U.S. Bank
Vanderpoel Conservation Foundation
Amy Vize
Wahlert Foundation
Waterways Association of Pittsburgh
Wepfer Marine, Inc.
Westmark Enterprises, Inc.
Dave and Teri Witt
Chad and Regan Wolbers

$500 - $1,499

5R Enterprises, LLC
7G Distributing
Alter Logistics Company
America's Central Port
Anonymous Donors
Antea Group
Gail and Gary Appel
Aquarius Marine, LLC
Ash Group
BB Riverboats
Bellaire Harbor Service, LLC
Benchmark River & Rail Terminals, LLC
Bertsch Family Gift Fund
Big River Shipbuilders
Loras Bleile and Carolyn Bertsch-Bleile
Boat Side Deliveries
Ce Ann Brickley
Michael and Linda Budde
Businelle Towing Corp.
Timothy and Nancy Butler
C.J. Mahan Construction Company, LLC
Camelot Coal Company
Central Ohio River Business Association
Cincinnati Barge & Rail Terminal
Ruth Clark
Colony Brands & SC Contact Center
Mary Ann Conzett
Thomas Cook
Rick Cruse
Britta and Andrew Cuming
Custom Compounders Inc.
Mark Czarnecki
Brett Davidson & Anna Kress
Delgado Maritime & Industrial Training Center
Dennis Plummer Charitable Fund
Diamond Jo Casino
Cale Doyle
Eric & Carolyn Dregne
Dubuque Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Brad and Shelly Dunne
Environmental Restoration
Evansville Marine Service, Inc
Alex and Diana Fernandez
Five Flags Center
Fullen Dock & Warehouse, LLC
Ben and Cindy Graham
Graham's Style Store For Men & Women
Great Lakes Power Products, Inc.
Greater Cincinnati Harbor & Maritime Cooperative CommitteeGreg and Christie McCoy Family Fund
Larry and Ruth Griffin
Hanson Material Service
Harbor Towing & Fleeting LLC
Wesley and Allie Hartig
Heartland Barge Management, LLC
Heartland Fabrication, LLC
Jim and Christy Heller
Katherine Herz and Marco Hefti
Humanities Iowa
Humco Marine Products, Inc.
Huntington District Waterways Association
Illinois River Carriers Association
Inland Marine Service, Inc
Ernest and Peggy Jackson
James Marine, Inc.
John and Bette Schmid Endowment Fund
Jones Walker LLP
Helen Kilgore
Klauer Foundation Trust
Keith and Peggy Kohler
Kristin Woodward Fund
Lynn and Greg Leblanc
Tyson and Jennifer Leyendecker
Louisiana CAT
Marine Solutions
Bobbi and Mike Martin
Monica Meissner
Mike's Inc.
Robert and Donna Miller
Dave and Cheryl Mueller
Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc.
Myers-Cox Co
Sara Nesler
Peggy and Jim Nesler
New Orleans-Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association
Paula L. Norby and Brian Enke
Nucor Steel Gallatin
Bruce and Erin Oates
Origin Design
Osage Marine Services, Inc.
Ottertail Rod & Gun Club, Inc.
Dale and Sue Otto
Owensboro Riverport Authority
Patterson Manufacturing
Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company
Matt and Sophia Pipho
Port of Louisville
Port of Rosedale
Ports of Indiana
Dennis and Carol Powers
Professional Marine Services, Inc.
Propeller Club of Evansville
PTL Marine
Susan and Ed Ritts
R.J. and Susan Roewe
Rose Point Navigation Systems
Don and Cheryl Rusk
Kristine Ryder
Bernie and Susan Saks
Don and Wilma Sanders
Schroeder, Maundrell, Barbiere, & Powers
Barry and Mary Jo Shear
St. John Fleeting, LLC
St. Louis Development Corporation
Steiner Construction Services, Inc.
Teri Straka
Kurt and LeeAnn Strand
Team Services, LLC
The Sirk Family Foundation
The Steve and Melody Golding Foundation
Timothy and Nancy Butler Gift Fund
TowWorks LLC
Tug & Barge Solutions
Tulsa Port of Catoosa
Patrick and Nicole Turpin
Uelner Precision Tool & Dies
United Diving & Marine
Capt. John & Robin Vaughn
Alice and John Vontalge
Mark and Mary Beth Wagner
Waterfront Services
Kathleen Weber
Dennis and Linda Weidemann
Dylan Welu
Wintech International, LLC
Judy & Ron Wolf
Wooten River Service & Supply
Blake Worth
Yager Materials, LLC
Yazoo River Towing, Inc.
Yellow Banks River Terminal, LLC

$1 - $499

Paola Aguayo
Artie and Elly Ahr
Ali Al-Abad
Rachel Alarcon
Natalia Alexeeva
ALL IN with Rick Jordan
Andy and Angie Allison
Emilly Althaus
Richard Ament
Brad Andersen
Jessica Anderson
Angela Armbrecht
Peg Armstrong-Gustafson
Scott and Carolyn Arnold
Hope and Garrie Aspengren
Janet Baggs
Joe Bappe
Linda Barbaro
Jase Barker
Ryan Baum
Nichole Baxter
Adam Bebernes
Cindy Beck
Dawn Beckwell
Matthew Bellis
Brooke Benschoter
Brooke Beschorner
Mark and Sara Beshel
Patsy Betts
Bigyan Bhattachan
Daniel Bickel
Barbara and Edwin Blinks
Dave Blitgen
Dustin and Paula Bodine
Jeff and Kathy Bodine
Andrew Boettger
Sarah E. Bogan
Brenda Bohlke
Thomas and Catherine Boxleiter
James Brackett
Joan and Patrick Bradley
Betty L. Bradley
Brenda Bradley
Michele Brady
Darlene Brandel
Robert and Carol Brandel
Kameron Branham
Mary Pat and Robert Breitfelder
Kyle Breitfelder
Mary Rose and Keith Brimeyer
Audrey Hayes Brinker
Dave Brotherson
Wallace and Barbara Brown
Susan Brown
Tisha Brown
Patrick Brunet
Buckeye Partners, L.P.
Buckeye Terminals, LLC
Gerianne Buelow
Sarah Bull
Lynne Burkart
John and Alice Butler
Sadi Buzdum
Elizabeth Cardenas
James Carroll
Casey's General Store
Daniel Cereceres
Jessica Cheney
Dylan Chitwood
Iris Chu
ShouMin Chuo
Linda S. Claussen
Rhonda Claussen
Chris Collins
William Cooley
Victoria Cote
Carolee Cote
Melissa Covarrubias
Megan Covington
Kate Coyle
Jeanne Crockett
Mark Crouch
Matt Crowe
James and Monica Curoe
Dana Dahlk
Kaila Dalen
Noel Dalmasso
Mary and Ron Dankert
Maia Davidson
Matt Davies
Barb and Tim Deis
Lisa Dennis
Terrance Desautelle
John and Ruth Deutmeyer
William Dicken and Gail Chavenelle
Amy Diercks
Dirt Road Darlings Boutique
Kathryn Dix
Charles Dohnal
Dorine Donaubauer
Shauna Donovan
Christopher Doudna
John Doughty
Erin and Kevin Dragotto
Bradley Draheim
Christy Drake
Susanne and Bob Drayer
Julie and John Drayna
Frank and Ann Duchow
Pamela duPre
Bart and Jane Dupuis
Mary Ellen Durbin
Michael Eckart
Thomas and Judith Edmonds
Evan Ellis
Mr. Steve Engemann
Margaret and Ronald Epplin
Audra Ernst
Andrea Errthum
Kimberly Ethington
Marita Evanson
Exceptional Dentistry of The Tri-State Region
Melissa Fath
Bob and Nancy Felderman
John Felton
Morgan Ferguson
Diane and Tim Fisk
Steve and Vicky Flaws
Barb Fleege
Ellen Fliehler
Sue and Chip Flory
Ed Fogtiene
Kyle Follebout
Ariel Ford
Jason and Kristin Frahm
Lori Freudenberg
Don and Jan Freymann
Joe and Deborah Frommelt
Amanda Frost
Dr. F. Hunter Fuerste
Elizabeth Fuller
Ashley Furgason
Linfsay Furlough
Kenneth W. Furst
Diane Gallagher
Ed and Ruth Gansemer
Jim and Jean Gantz
Julissa Garay
Keith & Kathy Garms
Mary Ann Gassman
Nancy Gehlsen
Geisler Brothers Co.
Michael Gibson and Dr. Teresa Eckhart
Gabriella Gilbert
Gilbertson Family Trust
Kristin Gilpatrick
Barry Gipson
Karen and Jim Girardy
Mark Girardy
Shannon Glass
Susan and John Glithero
Linda and Jeff Goldsmith
Edith Gonzalez
Greg Goodman
Bruce Graber
Carolyn and Larry Graff
Jane Graham Jennings
Hazen Graves
Sue Green
Karen and Richard Greene
Allison Greenwald
Alicia Greer
Al and Mary Grivetti
Rick Guzman
Sheila Haas
Patricia Hackbart
Teresa Hadro
Kelli Hamilton
Julie Hammer
Kade Hammes
Sonia Hammond
Maia Hankley
Edward and Sharon Hannon
Shirley Hansen
Alan and Susan Hattel
David Hawes
Tammy Haynes
Barbara Hayworth
Dennis Heckelsmiller
Kathryn Heitz
Henderson County Riverport Authority
Diane and William Henning
Lance Henze and Mikaela Tully
Melissa Hermsen
Laura Hernandez
Isaih Hessling
Robert Hewes
Mary Hill
Betty Hillary
Kent Hillery
Trevor Hills
William Hines
Sarah Hinkle
Matt Hinz
Christopher and Beth Hoden
Kara Hoeger and Michael Brett
Raymond Hood
Joshua Hoover
Patricia Horton
Pamela Hovland
Errin Howard
Julianne Hoyer and Jim Mallory
Thomas Huber
Debra Huck
Jeff and Dana Huettman
Lee Huey
Keith Huls
Aramis Huntleigh
Brandy Huntoon
IBM Employee Services Center
Merjent Inc
Jonathan Ismail
Dr. Ronald and Patti Iverson
Bonnie and Edwin James
Kelly Janssen
Jeda Polymers, LLC
Jeffrey & Tammy Flynn Charitable Fund
Becky Jenkins and Willie O’Brien
Ammie Jergenson
Edward Jezioro
Mona Jimenez
Jerilyn Johnson
Emily Johnston
Mai Kadowaki
Tony and Susan Kalb
Thomas and Linda Kamp
Neil Kane
Michael and Christina Kapustianyk
Garrett Kartman
Matt and Kelly Kass
Heather Kaufman
Lisa Kein
Cherie Kennedy
Dave Kietzman
Constance Kitchen
David Klavitter and Kara Bunte
Nelson and Ramona Klavitter
Kim and Tammy Klavitter
Raymond Klein
Kathy Klein
Patti Klinger
Kelly Klug
Lisa Klujewski
Patti and Karl Knutson
Anne and Hank Kohler
Geoffrey Kohler
Susan Kohler
Karl Kohlrus
Brooke Kraft
Julie Kronlage
Bruce and Rhonda Kruckenberg
Rhonda Kruckenberg
Tammy Kruszewski
Garrett Kubik
Iwona Kubik
Brian Kuhn
Hila Kwon
Tommy and Kate Lange
Mike and Veronica Larkin
Chelsea Larson
Kathleen Lawson
Joun Lee
Nancy-Jeanne Lefevre
Deb Linch
John and Kira Liphardt
E. Roux Loar
Wanda Loewen
Kathryn Lomax
Kerry Long
Victor Lopez
Barbara Love
Adriana Lozano
Tim Lucas
Dr. Ross Madden and Sally Madden
Glenn Maharaj
Rebecca Majeski
Sade Mallard
Mammel Family Foundation
Chris Manatt
Scott Martie
Bernadette Martin
Randi Mathis
Jordan McAnulty
Erin McCaulley
Guy McCaw
Bob McCaw
John and Diane McClaine
John and Lynn McCullough
Jean McDermott
Jesse McGinnis
Pat and Lynn McGovern
Carolyn and Jason McQuerry
Maria and Justin Meana
Melinda Meinert
Shannon Meppelink
Stanislav MeshcheryakovDaniel Metzger
Jennifer Meyer
Mid-America Carpenters
Tonya Millard
William Miller
James A Miller
Jim and Carol Miller
Jim Miller
Laura Miller
Sally Miller
Cassandra Miller
Lisa Mills
Andrew Millson
John Moellers
Carl and Lucille Moen
Craig Montgomery
Jamie Moran
Allison Morgan
Mike Morsovillo
Dana Mortenson
Ernestine and Melvin Moss
Jeffrey and Janet Mozena
Marcus and Audra Murphy
Christine Murray
Edgar and Louise Myers
Donald Myers
Sean Nagle
Julia Naka
Yusuke Nakamura
Nashville Propeller Club
Will Nativdad
Louise Nebel
Linda Neealy
Jason and Erin Neises
Network for Good
Amy Neubauer
Mary Lynn Neuhaus and James Jarrard 
Paula Neuhaus
Wallene and Tom Neumiller
Grace Nieland
Mark and Yasyn Niemer
Beverly Nutt
Mari Oates
Jessica Oberbroeckling
Mary J. O'Connell and Kathy A. Ellerbach
Mark Oehlert
Christine and Tim Olson
Abbey Olson
Ashley Oltman
Beth O'Neal
Darlene and Patrick O'Neill
Michael Oppelt
Mitzy Oppermann
Sarah Oropeza
Rosemary Osheim
Joan and Nate Osterberger
Jim Pancratz
Ted Paone
Larry and Lynn Pape
Lynnette Pasch
Katherine and Ronald Pearson
Linda and Michael Pedersen
Sadie Pendaz-Foster
Kent and Jennifer Peterson
Don and Joan Pfohl
Matt Plummer
Dennis Plummer
James Plummer
Linda Plummer
Joellen Poll
Andy Pollard
Sally and Michael Portzen
Michael Powers
Aggie and Glen Przeslicke
Mike and Linda Ptack
Ron and Judi Puls
Qtego Auction Services
Richard Ragan
Patrick Ralph
Carla Raushenbush
Kelly Rea
Steve and Cynthia Redmond
Douglas Rencher
Don and Denise Reyerson
Isaac Ridgway
David Rissmiller
Matthew Roan
India Roberts
Claire and Bryce Robinson
Tonya Rodden
Marisol Rodriguez
Ashley Rogers
Jackie and Kiel Ronning
Mark Rortvedt
Nicole Rosanelli
Katherine Rose
Sarah and Peter Ross
Bill and Nancy Ross
Frank Rouse
Running Rivers LLC
Judy and Phillip Ruppel
Randi Russert
Tim Rutledge
Cathy Salinas
Patricia Salyars
Diane and James Sass
Rick Schara
Catherine Schell
Matt and Stephanie Schlimm
Katie Schmitt
Danielle Schmitz
Carrie and Charlie Schneider
Charles and Connie Schrup
Dale and Vicki Schumacher
Jan and Linda Scott
Melissa Scott
Sharon Scott
Mallory Scribner
Seaways, Inc.
Gary and Pam Sejkora
Clint Seltzner
Melissa Serenda and Steve Smith
Darren Sharp
Rebecca Sharpe
Pete Shaw
Abby Shimp
Deb and Steve Siegworth
Andrew Siitari
Daryl Simonson
Dan and Jane Sindt
Julia and Charlie Skemp
Dean and Heather Skinner
Jerry Slack
Galen Slaght
Lacy Smith
Jamie Smith
Hunter Smith
Rob and Kelly Smith
Nathan Smith
Nicole Smith
Kara Soukup
Koby Sprous
Joy and Tom St Andrews
John Stauffacher
Steve Steele
Michele Stephens
Sommer and Cory Stevens
Carrie and Kevin Stier
Michael and Norma Stoll
Tyler Stoltz
Ryan Stoneman
Gary and Mary Stoppelman
Brenda Strasser
Soren Sugar
Nick Sullivan
Donald Summers
Vicky and Mark Sutter
Jack Swanson
Emily Swanson
Dusty Swedberg
Kenneth J. TeKippe
Nancy Tennessen
Maureen Terwelp
Lee Tesdell
Margaret Thach
The Bill Muster Foundation
The Blackbaud Giving Fund
The Whiteside Forum
Curtis Thienes
M Thomas
Thomas and Sonia Bissell Family Giving Fund
Corinna Thomassik
Joseph Tibbs
Denise Tiedemann
Lorin and Joyce Till
Chiedza Sandra Tokonyai
Jeff Tritz
Kimberly Tritz
Morgan Turner
Pat Udzielak
John and Patti Uhal
Unified Therapy Services
Rene and Cynthia Valenciano
Michael Van Drew
Erin Van Waus
Sebastian Van Wyhe
Verlo Mattress
Alan and Pamela Vincent
Paul Vinciguerra
John and Teri Viner
Vanessa Voges
Joe Wagner
Jessica Wakefield
Drs. Mark and Annalee Ward
Melanie Waterbury
Melissa Weir
Mary Weis
Thomas Wertel
Dr. James White and Lois Taylor
Jacob Wienke
Janet Wildeboer
Dean and Amy Wilgenbusch
Sue Wilgenbusch
Sally and Ralph Wilson
Blake Wilson
Abby Wilson-Rector
Women in Maritime Operations
Kacie Wood
Charles Wood
Jane and Richard Worm
Brian and Carol Worth
Morgan Yarker
Kathy Young
Larry Young
Abby Young
Emily Zalasky
Rick and Laura Zeimet
Elizabeth Zeimetz
Michael and Kari Zelinskas
Darrell Zietlow
Lisa Zimmerman
Karen Zubrod

2021 In-Kind Donors


Roeder Outdoor Power

$5,000 - $14,999

Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark
Dr. Marianne Kirkendall DVM
River Cruises
Viking River Cruises

$1,000 - $4,999

Brazen Open Kitchen + Bar
Doland Jewelers, Inc.
Kevin & Erin Dragotto
Fred and Tracy Fischer
James Martin Jewelers Inc
Stacey Rhoades Art

$500 - $999

Americana Band
Poppy R. Conlon and Jason T. Benson
Timothy and Christine Conlon
Floorshow Furniture & Flooring Home+FloorShow
Roux and Ian Loar
Eben and Darcee Mond
Simply Elegant Boutique
Specialty Slab Wood
Van's Liquor Store

$100 - $499

7G Distributing
Brush Dale Farm Hunting Preserve and Kennel
Wayne and Pam Buchholtz
Designworks Salon and Spa
DeSoto House Hotel
Dubuque Community School District
Adam and Dawn Eikamp
Family Beer & Liquor Store
Gene Tully Metal Art
Hilton Garden Inn - Dubuque Downtown
Mario's Italian Restaurant
Wayne and Cathy McDermott
Milroy's Tuxedo
Wanda Newt and Carter Newt
Quinten Pfeiffer
Prairie Farms Dubuque
Q7 Cycling
Riddle's Jewelry
Barry and Mary Jo Shear
Tanglewood Ranch & Hunt Club
Terracon Consultants, Inc
Tri-State Mountain Bike Riders
Verena Street Coffee Co.

$1 - $99

Blue Barrel Produce
City of Dubuque - Leisure Services
Cremer's Meats
Erin and Kevin Dragotto
Elevated Images Dubuque
Tina Felderman
Laura and Kevin Feyen
David and Heather Green
Jonathan Ismail
Randy and Pat Judge
Kay Jewelers
Eric Manson
Paula Mohr
Timmerman's Supper Club
Abby Urban
Western Dubuque County Community School District