William J. “Bill” Knara, a Life Member of the Community Foundation, passed away on July 27, 2015. To make a memorial contribution to the Community Foundation Memorial Endowment Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.
The For Scout Foundation has been created by the Cantrell Family, of St. Charles, IL, to honor the life and legacy of their beloved daughter and sister, Scout Cantrell (2004-2014). This foundation has been established to provide charitable grants and financial support to organizations that carry on the legacy of Scout Cantrell. (To learn more about the For Scout Foundation click “New Fund: For Scout Foundation above.)
This fund provides income for the Community Foundation’s discretionary grantmaking program. Charles George Whinfrey, Jr. (1923-2005) was born in Cleveland, Ohio and was raised in New Jersey. Mrs. Whinfrey (1925-2013) was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was instrumental in the founding of Producers Chemical Company in 1963 along with her husband.
Robert L. Nelson, a longtime supporter of the Community Foundation, passed away on July 14, 2015. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials may be made to the Marjory J. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund. To continue to the fund, click “In Memoriam” above.
Elsie Ruth Armbruster Dieterich Wagner, a long time supporter of the Community Foundation, passed away on June 26, 2015.
Jacques Toussaint, a long time supporter of the Community Foundation, passed away on June 4, 2015.