Recent Contributors

Special Thanks go to our Valued Contributors…..

Winter 2017 Donors:

Super Star

Indeed Brewing Company, Oktoberfest


Bruce K Hoyt, in memory of Gayle Hoyt, 9-19-33 to 1-4-2004

Michael and Vicky Iacarella


Betty Beatrice, in memory of William & Patricia (Sullivan) Urista, '42 and honor of Terry Urista, '65 and Tim Urista, '68


Robert Guzy, in memory of Andy Zurbey

Friend of Edison

Anne & Steve Duncan, in memory of James A. LaVigne, '48

John Engstrom

JoAnne Horn, in memory of Jim Horn

Christine Howard, in memory of Vicki Matthes

Duane Nasser, in memory of Andy Zurbey

Family of George Shindo, in memory of George Shindo

Ralph Strangis

Marilyn Thompson

Mike & Charlene Warne, in memory of Wayne Warne, '62

Mary Jane Yates, in memory of Roger Yates, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather



Dick Alberico, in memory of Andy Zurbey

Candice Alexander, in memoriam of those in the great class of 1968

Gloria & Richard Anderson, in memory of Vicki Matthes

David Bakun, in honor of the Class of '77

Jeanne Brown, in memory of Harry Brown, Coach/Teacher

Shelly Dunbar, in memory of  Mark Casey, '78, "There will never be another like my brother!"

Gerald Dwyer, in memory of Jane Johnson Dwyer

Jackie Gruetzman

Paula Manzuk, in memory of Gloria (Memorich) Tarasar, Jan '45

Mary Hall, in memory of Paul Ohlin, '52

Terry O'Reilly

John Pielow

Ronald Protasiewicz, in honor of deceased classmates of '80

David Spano

Richard Stockness

Joanne Yates, in memory of brother John, '65 and cousin Rita (Ranallo) Petkoff, '61

Bill & Jan Varhol, in memory of Andre "Andy" Zurbey

Ed Roethke, in honor of Class of '59


Glen Yunker and Mary Nelson, in memory of “Sonny” Worwa

Fall 2017 Donors:

Super Star
Anonymous donor
Robert Nehotte, 5,000

Lyle D James, Principle's Award Grant from the Lyle James Charitable Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Edison Authors
Bruce Richard

Friend of Edison

Aleda Jacobson, in honor of class of '59

Jerry Kacheroski, in memory of Ed Parr, '55 and Ron Miskowiec, '55
Duane & Elizabeth Nasser
Janet Omdal, in memory of Roger Yates
Joyce Pyka
Daniel Seawell
David Yates, in memory of brother Roger, '53, Eugene (Gooch), '54 and Nephew John, '65

Rita Andrescik, in honor of deceased classmates of '55
Dan Carr, in honor of Alumni Band
Joyce Daher, in memory of David Daher
Jim Genosky, 1001 42 1/2 Av NE, Apt 102, in memory of Tom Elwell, '53
Roger Johnson, 9590 228th St, in memory of Charles (Butch) Buber
Joan Kampmeyer, 14626 W Osprey Drive, in honor of Class of 1945
James King
Kathleen Ley, in memory of John Norback, '62
Rodney L. Nelson, in honor of Edison Authors, class of '58
Annie Parr, in memory of husband Eddie Parr, '55
John Pielow
Niles & Jane Schulz, in memory of Vicki Mathes
Kendra Shelland, in Honor of Vicki Matthes
Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign, Matching Grant
Sueann Westphal
Jim Wester, in honor of Jim and Bev Peterson's 50th wedding anniversary (class of 61)
Kathleen Zeleny


2017 Spring Donors:


Indeed Brewing Company, 2,597.40


FW & Maryreba Kircher

BLUE LEVEL 500-1000

Medtronic Foundation Matching Donation

Jean Ostlund Johnson, In honor of m sister JoAnne Horn, '49


Andy Keuser, In honor of the 80th birthdays Class of '55

Kay Lubansky, In memory of Mother Murice Lind Olubansky


Anonymous,  In memory of Joan (Chantler) Fitz-Randolph, '47 and Carol (Chantler) Easley, '49

Harvey & Geri Benson, In memory of Tom Taylor, '49

Robert Buntrock, In memory of Gloria Kral Buntrock, '60

Endowment Fund Lorraine Lindahl Memorial

Mary Ann Erickson and Class of 1951, Thanks to the Alumni band for performance at 1951 class of reunion

Karen Erickson

Paul & Kathleen Gorzycki, In honor of Edison Alumni Band

Jay Gould III

Cindy Grzanowski

Stacy Harth, In memory of Jim Goodsell, '82 and Wendy Gynild '81

Diane Loeffler

Patricia Myslajek, Robert Godava, Sheila Roeser  In memory of Stella Miskowiec Godava, '35, Joe Godava, '58, and Barb Godava Stone, '69

Ken Nelms, In honor of Alumni band

Norma Nelson, In honor of all family members who have called Edison their High School home

Lucille Petermeier

Helen Regan, In memory of my husband Jeff Regan, '73

Sheila Roeser, In memory of Stella (Miskowiec) Godava, '35

Clarence Super, In honor of the class of 1977

Other Supporters


David Bakus, In honor of Class of 1977

James Becker, In memory of Jamie Lynn Gunderson

Jeanne Brown, In memory of Coach/Teacher Harry Brown

Nancy Doolittle, In memory of Betty Ann Griffin, '43

William Grivna

Gordon Hesselroth, In memory of John Nye, Dick Carlson and Kay Noren

John Hoyny Jr, In memory of Carl Holmgren Jr, '62

Welcome Jerde & Dan Berg, In honor of work of Max Athorn

Dave & Carol Larson, In memory of James J. Sarna

James Nastoff

Bonita& James  Stockhaus

Richard Stockness

Greg Wallin

Daniel Westphal

Bonnie White, In honor of Rosemary Pehlin-Whitson

David Spano

The following made donations in memory of Paul Ohlin:

Gloria & Richard Anderson, DA & VM Anderson, William & Lynn Bjornnes, FP Bonthius, Thomas & Cheryl Campbell, Juleene Carroll, Leticia Steven Alexandres, Dechene, Terese Edam, Bruce & Phyllis Falk, Daniel & Jennifer Falk, George Greenfield II & Beverly Meakins, NC & Carolyn Huble, Allison Johnson, Sharon Lemke, Jean Mitby & Joan McMillan, Martha & Ray Morris, Dewayne & Patricia Norberg, Douglas Norberg, Irene & John Novak, Cheryl Ohlin, Paul Ohlin, Roger Pelto, Phyllis Pesek, Ronald Schulte, Janice Sowieja, Brenda Staloch, Craig & Lisa Sumner, Daniel Sweeney, Amanda Waggoner, Calvin & Lorilee Wright, Richard & Fay Yates


Thank you to everyone who contributed!  You Do Make A Difference!!