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Black Robe Society

The Black Robe Society recognizes friends of St. Francis Mission whose accumulative giving reaches or exceeds $1,000 in one calendar year. There are many benefits to joining this important giving society. To learn more about becoming a BRS member, please download the BRS Brochure or call our Foundation office at 605.718.7912.

BRS Annual Giving & Friendship Levels

(Download the BRS brochure here to see Charter Member Gifts, Discounts, and Benefits!)

In  recognition for their significant contributions and support of St. Francis Mission and the Lakota people of the Rosebud Reservation in the previous calendar year, below, with much gratitude, we honor the 2013 Black Robe Society members.

 

 

Fr. Eugene Buechel (pictured on left)

Fr. Eugene Buechel (pictured on left)

Fr. Eugene Buechel, S.J. Friendship Level ($1,000-1,999)

Dr. and Mrs. James E. Abell
Judith Arredondo
Carolyn H. Berg
John G. Boor
Robert Brack
The Members of the Buffalo River Indian Church
Frank Butler
David E. Carey
Norman Carpenter
Gregory J. Christoffel
CNC Masters, Inc.
Murray Dalziel
Thomas A. Dick
Robert Donnenberg
Daniel John Douglas
Robert and Judith Edgar
Dave and Jeana Elliott
Anonymous
Dennis and Barbara Finch
Cynthia Fischer
Arlene Fitzpatrick
Anonymous
Lynda and James Gaidis
Mrs. Hortense J. Garry †
Patricia Gilmartin
Joyce Hansen
Dr. John and Mary Hartmann
Quentin Heimerman
Roland and Elizabeth Jalbert
Raymond James Charitable Trust
Paul and Carolyn Janka
Mark MacDougall and Anne Johannessen
David L. Jorgensen
Gertrude Just
Charles and Kate Kenniff
John S. Kozlowski †
Sharon Anne Laswell
Anonymous
Robert H. Levy
Christopher Lewis
Eugene and Roseann Lilla
Liana A. Marquis
Dr. and Mrs. John J. Matoole
John McMahon
Michael and Sandra McNeely
Laurence Mondorff
Daniel J. Morvant
Gifford and Marie Mosher
James and Sharon O’Brien
Bob and Carol Phaneuf
Mark T. Pitzen
William Pora Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Richardson
Therese and Donald Rush
Dr. Paul and Elisa Rusonis
Arthur and Mary Ryan
Scott and Jeanne Sargent
Frank O. Schuler
Wesley Smith
Louis R. Soberanis
Ruth A. Spellerberg
The Members of the St. Xavier H.S. Jesuit Community
Howard and Marlies Terpning
Jacqueline and Henry Thompson
Lycia Thornburg
Janet V. Tullo
Anonymous
Bill and Toni Marie Van Alstine
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Walker
Walmart of Bentonville, AR
Captain and Mrs. Edward C. Whelan, Jr.
Henry Thomas Wilkos
David C. Wiltgen
Dr. Anthony Ziebert

(Download the BRS brochure here to see Charter Member Gifts, Discounts, and Benefits!)

 

Br. Hartmann

Br. Hartmann

Br. Andrew Hartmann, S.J. Friendship Level ($2,000-4,999)

Anthony F. Bauer Trust Fund
Dan and Christine Benson
Anonymous
The Boston Foundation
David A. Buechel
J. H. Clasgens
Delta Dental of South Dakota
Mary E. Dohn Trust
Anonymous
John and Sally Douglas
Anonymous
Donald and June Forrester
Pansy and Felix Foss
Patrick and Angela Adams
Dolores Guptill
Edward and Mary Hegarty
Joe and Bonnie Hilt
Robert and Judith Hornick
Donald and Geraldine Hoscheit
John F. Lawlor
Philip R. Mahowald
Carol Morris
Dr. and Mrs. Jerome T. O’Connell
Pat and Wayne Roe
Mary Rosania
The Students of Jesuit High School
Jolene Semtner
Sally Gantz Sullivan
Jack E. Turner
Delbert L. Viken
Edith M. Waldron
Eugene and Rose Werner
Joseph H. Wilkens
John B. Zurell

(Download the BRS brochure here to see Charter Member Gifts, Discounts, and Benefits!)

 

Fr. Richard Jones

Fr. Richard Jones

Fr. Richard Jones, S.J. Friendship Level ($5,000-9,999)

Creighton University
The Diocese of Rapid City
The Racine Dominicans
Huisking Foundation
James Caya
Eileen M. Lundy
Donald and Susan Mellish
Thomas Mitchell
Ralph and Barbara Pierce
Edward and Earlene Ralph
Mary Ellen Rauenhorst
John M. Ryan
Louis A. Shainker
Brian P. Short
Bertha M. Wempe †
Gregory P. and Nanette Wittenberg

(Download the BRS brochure here to see Charter Member Gifts, Discounts, and Benefits!)

 

Fr. Digmann (pictured on left)

Fr. Digmann (pictured on left)

Fr. Florentine Digmann, S.J. Friendship Level ($10,000-24,999)

Jacqueline Archer Charitable Trust
A.R. Blase †
Ray and Katherine Eckstein
James H. Akey †
Frank J. Lewis Foundation
Roger Johnsen
Harry G. McNeely, Jr.
Patricia and James Near
Patricia I. O’Connor
Edward Plesser †
John H. Rauen, Jr.
Harold J. A. Street †
Brendan and Kerry Swords
Joseph and Julie Zuercher

(Download the BRS brochure here to see Charter Member Gifts, Discounts, and Benefits!)

 

St. Ignatius of Loyola

St. Ignatius of Loyola

St. Ignatius of Loyola Friendship Level ($25,000+)

Lois Allen †
Dolan Children’s Foundation
Rev. Fr. Carl L. Ferris †
Erica P. John Fund
Udell I. Harris †
Anonymous
Estate of Mary Louise Lares †
Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions
Estate of Elizabeth Nelson †
Ethel M. Papp †
Anonymous
Joan and John Vatterott
Mary McSherry Ward Family Trust

(Download the BRS brochure here to see Charter Member Gifts, Discounts, and Benefits!)

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