Old Main Society

The Old Main Society was established in 1993 as part of the Development Foundation’s effort to recognize the contributions of donors to the university. Minimum membership level is $15,000, with recognition also given to donors when they exceed the $50,000, $100,000, $250,000, $500,000, and $1 million levels.

Lifetime Honor Roll of Donors (Old Main Society)

Leader $1,000,000+
City of Minot
Elsie Mae Deeter Estate
Janis A. Dislevy*
David C. Jones*
Roger and Ann Looyenga
NDUS Foundation
Clint Severson and Conni Ahart
Doris Slaaten
Chuck and Madge Westlie*
Robert O. Wuttke Estate

Founder $500,000 – $999,999
Bremer Bank
Gertrude Eck Estate
Loren and Melissa Holub
Gary* and Jenette Nelson
Tom and Mary Probst
Robert and Jo Ann Skabo
Xcel Energy/Xcel Energy Foundation

Benefactor $250,000 – $499,999
Glen Bonness*
Eric Clausen
Al and Shirley Dietz
Fisher Motors, Inc.
Frank and Agnes Linha*
Jim and Peggy McIntyre
Minot Area Community Foundation
Rose M. Morgan*
National Geographic Society
Roger and Delores Odell*
St. Joseph’s Community Health Foundation
Sertoma Club of Minot

Cornerstone $100,000 – $249,999
Robert and Marilyn Anderson
Donald and Carolyn Andrews
Bishop Ryan Catholic School
Dell Clarke*
John and Lucille Decker*
Blaine and Kathy DesLauriers
R.J. Doebler Trust
First International Bank & Trust
First Western Bank & Trust
Grace J. Fisher
Fraternal Order of the Eagles #2376
Virginia H. Geesaman*
Martha Hansen*
Jack H. Hoeven*
Gwen M. Howard/Gwen & William Howard Family Fund
Ted and Thelma Hugh*
Kenneth and Frances Huso Estate
I. Keating, Inc.
Integrity Viking Funds
Jim* and Karen Jensen
Ove and Freddie Jorgensen*
Ardyth Kenner
Marian Kiehn*
Clarence Kringlee Estate
Bernadine Kunkel Estate
Edson and Margaret Larson Foundation
Tom and Frances Leach Foundation, Inc.
Joan L. Mattson
Minot Elks Lodge No. 1089
Minot Model Alumni Association
Minot Public School District #1
MSU Alumni Association
MSU Alumni Association Gaming
Minot Symphony Association
Montana Dakota Utilities
Robert and Patricia Nelson
J. Spencer Overholser* and Ruth Schell-Overholser
Mary B. Quandt
David and Carla Reiten/Reiten
Broadcasting, Inc.
Leona Rubbelke Estate
Scott and Trudy Ruland
Maynard and Jeanne Sandberg*
Nell E. Sander
Robert and Ilze* Sando
Yvonne Schultz Trust
Gunnar Solberg Trust
Mary Lou Soukup
Richard and Stephanie Strom
Roger and Michelle Tollefson
Robert K. Torgerson
Trinity Health
Harvey and Arlone Twyman Trust
United Community Bank of North Dakota
Don and Deb Wahus
Donna J. Weinrebe Trust
Nita Weinrebe Trust
Wells Fargo - Minot
Tom and Janet* Wentz Estate

Builder $50,000 – $99,999
Jay and Dyanne Altringer
American Trust Center
Don and Joyce Anderson
Anderson, Wade, & Whitty, PC
Janice L. Barlow
Richard and Linda Beall
David and Myrna Blackstead
Brady Martz & Associates, PC
Ted and Joan Brinkman
Dale and Vonnie Brown
Margaret Bruce Estate
Lola Carpenter*
Doris L. Christensen Revocable Trust
Bill and Diana Christianson
John and Leslie Coughlin
Elsie V. Cunningham
John* and Marion Decker
Gerald P. Dilland
Farstad Oil, Inc.
Dean and Sara Frantsvog/Frantsvog
Law, PC
Louise E. Frazer*
Helene Fuld Health Trust
David and Nancy Fuller
David and Dolly Gowan
Marian A. Halvorson*
International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc.
Investors Real Estate Trust
Douglas J. Jaeger Estate
John and Ann Jermiason
Hester B. Johnson Trust
Paul and Patricia Kaald
Gay G. King Estate
Agnes Kongslie Revocable Trust
Karen K. Krebsbach/Krebsbach Realty
Ty Langager and Rita Curl-Langager
JoAnn K. Linrud
Jay and Jacie Lundeen/Jerome’s
Collision Center
June Marsh Estate
Pat and Arlene* McNally
Tim and Laura Mihalick
Minot Daily News
Minot Junior Golf Association
Nan W. Monson Estate
Kelly and Maria Nesheim
Mabel Olsgaard Estate
Tim and Kathy Peil
Prairie Partners
John M. Quie
Ray Rude*
Evelyn Sampson Estate
John and Laurie Schwan
Marv and Barb Semrau
Steven and Jennifer Shirley
Agnes G. Shurr
Larry and Patty Silver
Edna M. Solheim*
SRT Communications, Inc.
Tom and Judy Swanson
The Grand
The Heritage Singers
John Theisen and Karen O’Gorman
Arne and Margaret Totdahl
US Bank of Minot
Dorothy A. Van Sickle*
Ben* and Theresa Wald
F. Bruce and Diane Walker, Jr.
Richard and Marlene* Westlake
Gordon H. Westlie*
James Westlie

Old Main $15,000 – $49,999
David and Kathy Aas
Lynn W. Aas
Naomi E. Adams Trust
Harold and Verna Aleshire*
Beverly A. Alex
American Legion
API Bakken Chapter
Bucky and Linda Anderson
Rory and Toni Anderson
Randy and Holly Arneson
Jon and Karla Backes
Orlin and Millie Backes*
Larry and Deborah Baklenko
John and Marilyn Barrett*
Lenny and Karen Behm/Behm Energy, Inc.
Todd and Carolyn Berning
Orvald J. Bjerken Estate
Steve and Barb Blikre
Duane and Jeanne Brekke
Mary Ann Brosnahan Estate
Frank and Val Bruels
Grace Brynjolfson Estate
Randy and Pat Burckhard
Rich and Vicky Campbell
Myrtle N. Canata Trust
Catherine Carlson
Gary and Theresa Cederstrom
Coca-Cola Bottling Company West, Inc.
Shirley Cole-Harding
Kevin and Merri Jo* Connole
Garnet Cox
Charles D. Cunningham
Dacotah Bank
DAV-Trench Rat Dugout #456
Daniel R. Delaney
Delta Epsilon Phi-Lucille Whitt
Scholarship Endowment
David and Myrna DeMers
Don Bessette Motors, Inc.
Wallace* and Iris Eckmann
Eide Bailly LLP
Larry and Holly Eidsness/Northwest
Building Improvement
Mike and Tammy Elgie
Vence* and Donna Elgie
Enbridge Pipelines ND
Fred and Joyce Evans
Erma Fahlgren Estate
Jeremy and Jade Feller/Power of 1
Robert and Jennifer Feller
Thomas and Judy Fredericks
Don C. Gackle*
Mike and Kathy Gaddie/Ryan Family
Dealerships, Inc.
Matt and DelRae Geinert/Rockstar
Real Estate, Inc.
Virginia J. George*
Patrick and Risa Glover
Great Tomato Festival
Vernon and Marlene Haddeland
Donald Haga
Connie R. Hagen
Luther and Diann Hanson
Lyle C. Hanson Estate
Kevin and Leisa Harmon
Harry’s Tire Service
Jerome A. Harstad
Brynhild Haugland*
Randy Hedberg and Cheryl Hysjulien
Rick and Andrea Hedberg
Joe* and Jackie Hegstad
Hess Corporation
Michael and Joan Hill
Shirley Hintz
Marita B. Hoffart
Holiday Inn
Thomas G. Holum
Homesteaders Restaurant
Mel and Yvonne* Hoover
Spencer D. Hoover
Gary and Carol Hovdestad
Richard Hovey*
Howard D. Huesers*
Peter Hugret and Judith Howard
Don and Sherry Hummel/Burger King
Betty L. Iljana*
Investors Management & Marketing, Inc.
Lane R. Jacobson
Sherry E. Jensen
JLG Architects
Adelaide Johnson
Ken* and Marcia Johnson
Marlys E. Johnson
Sharon R. Johnson
Merton and Karen Johnsrud
Marilyn Kemper*
Kiwanis Club of Minot
Howard and Melanie Klug
William A. Koering
Gene and Judy Krebs
Glendon M. Kriese*
Florence Lake Estate
Doris M. Langager*
Dan and Jeri Langemo
Elaine H. Larson
Mervyn C. Leathers Estate
Chris Lindbo
Denise Lindbo
Darrel and Teresa Loftesnes
Ruth E. Loucks Estate
Lowe’s Printing, Inc.
Mike and Nancy Lucy
Ida B. Luedke*
Arnold Lund Family
Jarid and Lynn Lundeen/Tires Plus
Wes* and Donna Luther
Magic City Beverage
Mabel and Ethel Maloney Education Trust
Claude and Gwen Marsh
Baldwin and Shirley Martz*
Todd and Janet Mathistad
Mattson Construction Co.
Bob and Kathy Mau
McGee, Hankla & Backes, PC
Medical Arts Clinic
Medical Arts Ed & Science Foundation
Gayne and Barbara Meiers
Jeff and Peggy Miller
Minot Banking Association
Minot Country Club
Minot Lions Club
Minot Moose Lodge No. 822
Minot Paving Co., Inc.
Minot Restaurant Supply
Monarch Products Company
Jim and Kim Montgomery
MSI, Inc.
Fred and Mary Mueller/Planet Pizza
Richard and Bernie Muus
Tom and Gloria Myhra*
Mark and Noel Nesheim
Paul A. Ness
Newman Signs, Inc.
John and Cheryl Nilsen
North Dakota Community Foundation
North Hill Bowl
Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Northwest Sporting Goods
Odell, Wentz & Associates
Gordon R. Olson
Gordon and Carley Olson*
Ruth Parker-Wood
Peoples State Bank
Lawrence and Vida Mae Petersen
Bill and Ginger Quam
Harold and Diana Randall
Harold R. and Margaret I. Robinson*
Milt and Bonnie Rolle
Rod and Happy* Romine
Rotary Club of Minot
Mark and Gloria Sanford
Richard Saunders*
Dave R. Schmitz
Mark and Carol* Schnabel
Brian L. Selland
Mark A. Selland
Paula J. Selland
Tom and Anita Seymour
H. Erik and Jane Shaar
Joe and Nancy Siefried
Signal Realty, Inc.
Sleep Inn & Suites
Darryl and Kathy Smette
Boyd A. Smith Estate
Ted and Anna Solheim*
Roger and Marlene Sorenson
Souris Valley United Way
Dale Spartz and Shelley Erickson
Jock* and Lacey Stevick
John and Jodi Stewart
Arnold and Sigrid Strebe
Al and Marjorie Strong*
Charlotte L. Thiemecke-Floyd
Myron and Shirley Thompson
Thompson-Larson Funeral Home
Tollefson’s Retail Group
Town & Country Credit Union
Burton and Gwendolyn Traub
United Technologies
Michael and Kimberly Vannett
Verendrye Electric Coop.
Vibeto Orthodontics, PC
Visit Minot
Larry and Edwina Wahlund
Richard and Shirley Walker
Alice Warner*
Brock and Glenda Weppler
Western ND Golf, Inc.
Westlie Motor Co.
Gary* and Kim Weydahl
James* and Connie Williams
Lorraine J. Willoughby
Terry and Ann Zeltinger


In recognition of exemplary lifetime achievement in charitable giving to MSU's Development Foundation, the 2021

Old Main Society and Slaaten/Sandberg Legacy Society Dinner

will be held for members

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
MSU Conference Center
Student Center, third floor
Social 5:30 P.M. - Dinner 6 P.M.

R.S.V.P. by July 19