The Library’s Star Donors

We thank these donors who made a significant investment in the library in 2011–2012 (July 1, 2011–November 1, 2012). Their contributions have a substantial impact on the library’s service to the community.

Four stars

Library Benefactors

Mark Ballard
BankChampaign, N.A.
Harry and Charlene Bremer
Champaign Public Library Friends
Stuart and Mary Cravens
Trisha Crowley
Russell and Jane Dankert
Jim and Laurie Dey
Newton H. Dodds
Jason and Lynnette Dodds
Nanette Donohue
Franklin I. and Irene List Saemann Foundation
Rusty and Jill Freeland
Steve and Anita Hamburg
Jim and Nancy* Heins
Mary E. Jones
Ed Kelly
Nancy Lane
Chuck and Annette Lansford
Richard McDonald
Meyer Charitable Foundation
Donald E. Moyer, Jr.
Bob and Julie Overstreet
Elizabeth Perrachione
John and Maureen Reed
Jean Rowland
Jason Scott and Maria Gillombardo
Jon and Kendy Stewart
Edie Stotler
Jeff and Charlotte Wandell
B. Joseph and Mary P. White
Marilyn  Whittaker

2 Starss

Library Guardians 

Cynthia Biggers
Mary Bissey
City of Champaign
Larry and Paul Damski
Donald C. Dodds Jr.
Robert and Mary Ann Espeseth
Bill and Cele Gaines
Mary C. Gritten
Marsha Grove
Bill and Nancy Hatch
Jane A. Hays Family Charitable Fund
Bruce and Jan Hinely
Curtis and Susan  Krock
Paul and Mary  Peterson
Donna Pittman
Mike Rogalla
Daniel and Jill Schreiber
Jan Simon
Lott and SuAnn Thomas
University of Illinois
Mike and Susan Weber

1 Star

Library Investors

Amy Al-Shabibi
Wells and Joann Anderson
James and Ruth Anderson
J. Barry and Elsie* Brindley
Dr. Sohail Chaudhry
David and Shirley Crouse
Wes and Laura Curtis
Ann A. Einhorn
Anne Erdmann
Sharon Fabert
Franchise Management Systems, Inc.
Rudy and Lucille Frasca
Jim and Mars Gentry
Joseph Giblin
Gary and Deb Guardia
Ken and Kimiko Gunji
Lippold and Beth Haken
E. Eugene and Reba Hall
Essie Harris
Nancy Harrison
John and Barbara Hecker
Kristina Hoerner
Robert and Katharine Jones
Kathie Kading
James and Maxine Kaler
Jay and Rosalyn Kesan
Eve Chiawen Liu
Molly MacRae
Sally Meyer
Andre and Tepa Mostert
Robert K. O'Daniell
Stacy Rachel
Brian and Gloria Rainer
Barbara Ramsey
Stanley Rankin
D. I. Riehle
Mark and Christie Roszkowski
Samuel and Dena Schneider
Lawrence and Frances Schook
Dorothy Schultz
Orrin and Julie Sherwood
David and Jan Sholem
William and Margarite Stallman
Dr. and Mrs. John Thompson
Vernon and Gudney Tock


Tribute Gifts

July 1, 2011–November 1, 2012

In Honor of

Julie Anderson
Mark Ballard
Sandi Jones
Rich McDonald
Mario Baer Shapiro
Hadley Siena
Holden Siena

In Memory of

Randy Auteberry
Elsie Brindley
C. Daniel Eaton
Jackson Fletcher
JoAnne B. Fletcher
Kay Foltz
William C. Fox
Sara Gatewood
Mary Alice Grubb
Joyce Harner
Michael Hartter
Robin Herber
Pat and Margaret Kennedy
Tim and Mary Kennedy
Naomi Matesic
Dottie H. Mooney
Victoria Neustadter
William “Fiery” O’Byrne
Theo Richard Perrachione
Paul Quinlan
Bob Shierry
Gene Vance
Beverly E. Victorson
John Walton
Robert A. Watts


We’ve done our best to list names correctly here. However, if you find an error, please accept our apologies and let us know so that we can correct our records. Call Library Administration at 217/403–2050.


Additional Foundation Donors

Every donor is a valued library supporter. We also thank these additional Foundation donors for 2011-2012.