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In Appreciation


Thank you to our 2019 donors. 

We would not be able to fullfill our mission of inspiring stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rives come alive without you. You are our inspiration.

2019 Donors


Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust


Charles J. & Marjorie T. Schrup Family Foundation

$50,000 - $99,999

Dubuque County
Institute For Museum & Library Services
John Deere Foundation

$25,000 - $49,999

City of Dubuque
Jim and Jean Gantz
Historical Resource Development Program
Humanities Iowa
Gregory and Christie McCoy
R. Michael and Judith McCoy
Vision Iowa
Woodward Communications Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999

1 Mississippi
AEP River Transportation Division
American Commercial Barge Line LLC
American Trust & Savings Bank
Jeffrey and Diane Bertsch
Butler Family Foundation
Canal Barge Company, Inc.
Donna J Slaats Trust
Dubuque Racing Association
Ken and Marian Furst
Jeffris Family Foundation
Francis and Julie Murray
Parker Towing Company
Premier Bank
Southern Marine Construction Company

$5,000 - $9,999

Alliant Energy Foundation
Andersen Corporate Foundation
Anonymous Donor
Arcosa Marine
Bodine Electric Company
C & B Marine, LLC
Campbell Transportation Company, Inc.
CGB Marine
Cincinnati Bulk Terminals LLC
Conlon Construction Co.
Dubuque Bank & Trust
Dupaco Community Credit Union
Hodge Company
Ingram Barge Company
Randy and Pat Judge
McGinnis, Inc.
MidWestOne Bank Foundation
Newt Marine Services
Octopus Towing
Portzen Construction, Inc.
Resource Enhancement & Protection Fund
U.S. Bank
Tom and Charlice Woodward
Zito Towing, Inc.

$1,500 - $4,999

Accutrans, LLC
Amherst Industries, Inc.
Associated Terminals LLC
John and Med Bickel
Brennan Marine Inc.
Cargill, Inc.
The Carlisle & Finch Co.
Ceres Barge Line
CF Industries
Poppy Conlon and Jason Benson
Crounse Corporation
Mark and Lisa Dickson
Eagle Point Solar
Ergon Magnolia Marine Transport
Tracy and Fred Fischer
Foertsch Group
Golding Barge Line
Harbor Towing & Fleeting LLC
Christine and Dennis Harris
John and Sarah Hasken
International Port of Memphis
Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
Russell and Wendy Knight
Leigh Family Fund
Randall and Kelly Lengeling
Jeffrey Manternach and Joseph Robertson
Mark & Mary Knoy
Mathis Pfohl Foundation
Andrew and Emily McCready
McDonough Charitable Foundation
Mediacom Communications Corp
MidWestOne Bank
Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council
Darryl K. and Terry Mozena
Murray American Transportation, Inc.
Ohio River Salvage Inc.
Port of New Orleans
Port of Pittsburgh Commission
Port of South Louisiana
Prudential Retirement
River Cruises
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Silos & Smokestacks
Southern Towing Company
Steel Mart
Turn Services, LLC
U.S. Bank Foundation
Upper River Services
Chad and Regan Wolbers
Robert and Beth Woodward
Woodward Communications, Inc.
Yellow Taxi

$500 - $1,499

5R Enterprises, LLC
7G Distributing
Alter Logistics Company
Aon Risk Solutions
APC, Inc.
Aquarius Marine, LLC
ARTCO Fleeting Service
Ash Group
Bellaire Harbor Service LLC
Benchmark River & Rail Terminals, LLC
Bertsch Family Gift Fund
Big River Shipbuilders
Boat Side Deliveries
Jeff and Kathy Bodine
BP Products North America, Inc.
Ce Ann Brickley
Wallace and Barbara Brown
Bryan Cave LLP
Timothy and Nancy Butler
C.J. Mahan Construction Company, LLC
Casey's General Store
Central Ohio River Business Association
CGB Enterprises, Inc.
Michael and Laura Chapman
Cincinnati Barge & Rail Terminal
Collins Community Credit Union
Colony Brands & SC Contact Center
Keith Cook and Sharon K. Kress
John and Margarete Cooke
John and Margarete Cooke
Cummins Sales & Service
Custom Compounders Inc.
Mark Czarnecki
Alex and Nichole Deutmeyer
Michael and Jeanie Donohue
Erin and Kevin Dragotto
Economy Boat Store
Thomas and Judith Edmonds
Environmental Restoration
Jerry Enzler and Kate Fischer
Evansville Marine Services
Finnin Family Foundation
Fullen Dock & Warehouse, LLC
Bill and Adeline Gard
Charles and Vicki Glab
Great Lakes Power Products, Inc.
Greater Cincinnati Harbor & Maritime Cooperative Committee
Alan Hall
Hanson Material Service
Heartland Barge Management
Heartland Fabrication, LLC
Hines Furlong Line, Inc.
Nick and Kaylyn Hoffmann
Honkamp Krueger & Co, P.C.
Howard F. & Joan K. Higley Gift Fund
Humco Marine Products, Inc.
Illinois River Carriers Association
ImOn Communications
J. Mack Gamble Fund, the Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen
Ernest and Peggy Jackson
JB Marine Service
John & Bette Schmid Endowment Fund For Nonprofit
John Deere Dubuque Works
Alex and Katie Jones
Jones Walker LLP
Bob and Judy Klauer
Klauer Foundation Trust
David Klavitter and Kara Bunte
Sudhir and Sudha Koneru
Little Rock Harbor Service
Louisiana CAT
Lucy Woodstock Marine Terminal
Marine Solutions
The Martin Charitable Fund
Matthews Distributing Co.
Joy McCarthy
Lynn McGovern
Joe McGovern
Mike Finnin Ford & Kia
Mike's Inc.
Robert and Donna Miller
Milroy's Tuxedo
Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc.
Myers-Cox Co
Tom and Wallene Neumiller
New Orleans-Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association
Paula Norby and Brian Enke
Nucor Steel Gallatin
Nugent Sand Company
Oakley-Lindsay Foundation
Oakley's Port 33
Osage Marine Services, Inc.
Dale and Sue Otto
Owensboro Riverport Authority
Patterson Manufacturing
Louis Pfeiler
Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company
Ports of Indiana
Professional Marine Services, Inc.
Propeller Club of Evansville
Derek and Barbara Pursey
Carol and Jim Purtell
Quad City Conservation Alliance
The Questers #1328
Tom and Amanda Rauen
RECO Equipment
Jean and Gary Rieniets
Rose Point Navigation Systems
Rosedale Bolivar County Port Commission
Peter and Ginger Sakas
Mary Schmid
Max and Carlotta Schmidt
Schroeder, Maundrell, Barbiere, & Powers
Shamrock Marine
Simply Elegant Boutique
Skyline Construction
St. John Fleeting, LLC
St. Louis - Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council
Steiner Construction Services, Inc.
Kurt and LeeAnn Strand
Superior Marine Ways, Inc.
Team Services, LLC
Rita Theisen
Ron and Lori Thielen
TPG Marine Enterprises, LLC
Tulsa Port of Catoosa
Kristin and Steve Vaassen
Vanderpoel Conservation Foundation
Alice and John Vontalge
Mark and Marybeth Wagner
David and Nancy Wahlert
Waterways Assn. of Pittsburgh
Western Rivers Boat Management
Whayne CAT / Whayne Supply
Melinda and Brent Willits
Teri and Dave Witt
Wooten River Service & Supply
Richard and Jane Worm
Yager Materials, LLC
Yazoo River Towing, Inc.
Yellow Banks River Terminal, LLC

$1 - $499

Steve and Kathy Abba
Curtis and Barbara Abney
John and Pam Adams
Greg and Nancy Adams
James and Jean Adams
Tracy Adams and Amy Hayes
Andy and Angie Allison
Richard Ament
America's Central Port
Scott and Carolyn Arnold
Marcia Auliff
Robert and Gail Baer
Marjorie Ballina
Laura Barrett
Anthony Bata
Daryl and Roben Bee
Maggie Beidelman
Peter and Constance Bellaver
Mike and Mary Belmont
Diana and Lee Berman
Dakota Berry
Mark and Sara Beshel
Kenneth and Nancy Bickel
Louis and Charlene Bielakowski
Gina and Chuck Blasen
Edwin and Barbara Blinks
Bob and Joan Blocker
Dustin and Paula Bodine
Douglas and Suzanne Boeckmann
Sarah E. Bogan
Judith Bogié
Gretchen Bonfert
Thomas and Catherine Boxleiter
Aaron and Laura Brandt
Elizabeth A. Bray
Mary Pat and Robert Breitfelder
Nate and Lisa Breitsprecker
John and Regina Brennan
William and Geraldine Brinton
Janice and James Brock
Doug and Diane Brotherton
Jillian Brown
Patrick Brunet
Wayne and Pam Buchholtz
Buckeye Terminals, LLC
Michael and Linda Budde
Gerianne Buelow
Sherlanda Butler
Amanda Catheline
Diane and Brad Chalmers
Michael and Karen Chase
Doug and Jean Cheever
Ruth Clark
Clarke University
Linda S. Claussen
Erin and Ryan Cloos
Wayne and Barbara Collins
Colonial Terrace Animal Hospital
Becky and Andy Conlon
Mary Ann Conzett
H.R. and Connie Cook
Victoria Cote
Nathaniel and Kellie Covert
Brian and Michelle Covey
Kate Coyle
Lindsey and Rob Culbertson
Sam Culver and Emily Crowe
Kevin Deeny and Megan Stull
Debbie and Gary Dellaert
Gwen Deming
William Dernbach Jr.
John and Ruth Deutmeyer
Rick and Rae Ann Dickinson
Dimensional Brewing Company
Dirt Road Darlings Boutique
John and Roxann Dixon
James and Dorothy Dodds
Dubuque Area Retired School Personnel Association
Frank and Ann Duchow
Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection & Weighing Service
Crystal Eaton-Miller
Kevin and Kris Eipperle
Elizabeth and Andrew Elsinger
Amanda Erlandson and Andrew Lee
Exceptional Dentistry of The Tri-State Region
Facebook Payments Inc.
Michael and Janice Filitti
Sue and Chip Flory
Jeff and Tammy Flynn
Lawrence Friedman
Ed and Ruth Gansemer
Mary Ann Gassman
Roger Gehl and Mary Jo Gothard
Geisler Brothers Co.
Tom and Paula Giese
Emily Gilbert
Brian and Jan Gill
Beth Glidewell
Kylie Gonzalez
Ben and Cindy Graham
Kristen and Greg Greazel
GreenState Credit Union
Bill and Jenny Griffin
Larry and Ruth Griffin
Steve and Kelly Griffin
Daryl and Twila Griffith
Al and Mary Grivetti
Jeff Haderthauer
Rick Haines
Timothy Haislet
Sheila and Curt Hall
Sherri A Hall
Edward and Sharon Hannon
Shirley Hansen
Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor
Terry and Susan Harris
Madeline Harrison
Alan and Susan Hattel
Captain Clarke Doc C. Hawley
Lon and Candice Heinkel
Valerie Heitzman
Henderson County Riverport Authority
William and Diane Henning
Lance Henze
Julie and Mark Hermann
John and Tammy Hermsen
Michael and Natalie Hoffmann
Douglas and Karen Horstmann
Errin Howard
Peg and David Hudson
Tony and Suzanne Huebsch
William and Rhonda Hugunin
IBEW Local Union #704
IBM Employee Services Center
Arlene and Mark Jobgen
Ashley and Ben Johannsen
Anna Johnson
Tim and Jamie Johnstad
Michelle Junk-Yauslin
Paul and Myra Jo Kalb
Brian and Kathleen Kane
Mary Kelley
Kelly's Appliance Inc.
Patrice Keti
Rachel and Dimitry Khvalabov
Donna Kinley and William Howe
Mark and Kathy Kisting
James and Nancy Klauer
Alishia Klocke
Katie and Joshua Knepper
Virginia Komiskey
Pat Kreimeyer
Elizabeth Kwit
Jason Lang
Marty and Julie Lange
Tommy and Kate Lange
Richard and Sue Langel
Theresa and John Larsen
Maxwell Larsen
Joe Leibfried
Kyle and James Lorenz
Ron and Micki Lubcke
Jon and Jeannie Luckstead
Nick and Linda Lucy
Linda and Eric Lucy
Bev and Tim Mach
Ross and Sally Madden
Jane Malone-George
Eric Manson
John and Jill Manternach
Adams and Liz Martin
Joel and Amanda Matson
Jack and Kristy Mauss
Elmer and Helen May
Gary and Lisa May
Brian and Amy May
Carol McClenahan
John and Lynn McCullough
McCullough Creative
Jean McDermott
Christine McGovern
Tom McGovern
Megan McKahin
Mary McLaughlin
Terri Merkes
Arthur and Judith Miller
Dean and Patti Millius
Donald and Shirley Moody
Quinn and Cheryl Morarend
Ernestine and Melvin Moss
Marcus and Audra Murphy
The Bill Muster Foundation
Edgar and Louise Myers
Jason and Erin Neises
Gary and Karen Newt
Cindy Nielsen
Randal and Doris Nigg
Abbie and Joel Nilles
Catherine and Ron Oberfoell
Tim and Mary O'Brien
Oklahoma Department of Transportation Waterways Division
Johanna Olson
Darlene and Patrick O'Neill
Owensboro Museum of Science & History
Larry and Lynn Pape
Katherine and Ronald Pearson
Kent and Jennifer Peterson
Don and Joan Pfohl
Patrick and Charlotte Phillips
Port of Muskogee
Lawrence and Carol Poston
Russ and Lisa Potter
James and Patricia Powers
Propeller Club of the US Port of Louisville
Ember Ramsfield
Diane Rehak
Brock and Allison Renbarger
Eva Ressler
Don and Denise Reyerson
Tori and Dave Richter
Heather Rios
Jane Rissler
Cassie and Sam Ross
Mary Ross
Bill and Nancy Ross
Judy and Phillip Ruppel
Cathy and Rich Russell
Steve and Tami Ryan
Arvid and Carol Saele
Don and Wilma Sanders
Merle and Mary Santjer
Wendy and Brad Scardino
Charles and Connie Schrup
Michael and Patricia Schuster
Sid and Jan Scott
Linda J. Scott
Seaways, Inc.
Gary and Pam Sejkora
Kayla and Mark Silvers
The Sirk Family Foundation
Eileen and Joseph Stapf
Stauer House Bed & Breakfast
Larry and Luann Steffen
Michael Stenberg
Carrie and Kevin Stier
Michael and Norma Stoll
Laddie Sula
Gary and Judy Svec
Wanda Tapp
Kenneth TeKippe
Christopher and Pamela Theisen
Bounthong Thepsoumphone
Sherri and Rick Treanor
TriState Quality Metals, LLC
Dale and Linda Trott
Diane Tschiggfrie
Ruth Turnis
Pat Udzielak
Unified Therapy Services
Abby Urban
US Army Corps of Engineers
Stephanie Valenzuela
Jerry and Elsie Van Ostrand
Van's Liquor Store
Kat Velo
Alan and Pamela Vincent
Roger and Lynn Vogt
Bev and Steve Wagner
Amy and Tom Wagner
Robert and Donna Wahlert
Kathleen Weber
Ryan Weber
Allan Weiss
Tim and Darla West
James and Pauline White
John and Karin White
Dean and Amy Wilgenbusch
Will County Carpenters
Dennis and Susan Williams
Jo Ann Wood
Mona Woodward and George Doremus
Matt Wormus
Cassi Wulf
Brenda Wyckoff
Sarah and Dan Zenner

2019 In-Kind Donors


TH Media
Townsquare Media of Dubuque

$5,000 - $14,999

Dr. Marianne Kirkendall DVM

$1,000 - $4,999

Americana Band
Brazen Open Kitchen + Bar
Wallace and Barbara Brown
Kevin and Erin Dragotto
Family Beer & Liquor Store
Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark
Medline Industries, Inc.
MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center
Qtego Auction Services
Radio Dubuque
River Cruises
Sundown Mountain Resort
Union-Hoermann Press

$500 - $999

Diamond Jo Casino
Doland Jewelers, Inc.
Fred and Tracy Fischer
Jeffrey and Janet Mozena
RF2 Furniture Warehouse
Wagner Nursery, Inc.

$100 - $499

7G Distributing
Adam's Dance Connection
Bait Shack Inc.
Betty Jane Homemade Candies
Chestnut Mountain Resort
Chicago Cubs
Poppy Conlon and Jason Benson
Dubuque Golf & Country Club
Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Adam and Dawn Eikamp
Envision Tees
Galena Day Spa
Galena Kandy Kitchen
Geisler Brothers Co.
Graham's Style Store For Men & Women
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Le Fevre Inn & Resort
Log Cabin Steakhouse
Hugh McCarron
McCoy Group, Inc.
Meadows Golf Club
Milroy's Tuxedo
New White Florist
Old Chicago
Prairie Farms Dubuque
Rhomberg Fur & Leather Gallery
Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Michael Schwenker and Cynthia Hadley
Seeley Photography
Barry and Mary Jo Shear
Simply Elegant Boutique
Statera Integrated Health & Wellness Solutions
Stetson Building Products
The Whoo Chocolate Co.
Tri-State Porta Potty, Inc.
Capt. John & Robin Vaughn
Wedding Day Bakery

$1 - $99

All Seasons Trucking Inc.
AMC CLASSIC Dubuque 14
Birchwood Golf Course
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. of Galena
Rebecca Bowling
Brannon Monument Co.
Bunker Hill Golf Course
Capri College
City of Dubuque - Leisure Services
Contempo Salon Spa
Darla West
Design Works Salon
Dubuque Fighting Saints
Full Circle Massage & Health
Great American Popcorn Company
Steve and Sue Hornung
Indulge Day Spa & Salon
Randy and Pat Judge
Lacoma Golf Course
Kristen and Konnor Leffler
Jennifer McFadden
Natural Touch Massage
Jennifer and Dave Pfeiler
Plumery Tails Malamute Ranch
Sacred Sole Massage & Bodywork
Shivelight Massage & Skincare
Theisen's Home Farm Auto