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Elizabeth M. Watkins Wall of Honor

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Wall of Honor

A giant, 12-foot by 4.5-foot, mahogany wall near the lobby of Lawrence Memorial Hospital is a tangible tribute to those who have contributed to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association. Our community hospital is not supported by tax dollars, but rather by charitable donations from people like you. The Elizabeth M. Watkins Community of Caring is a lasting way to honor these generous contributors and their gifts.

About Elizabeth M. Watkins

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Elizabeth WatkinsLawrence Memorial Hospital was founded in 1921 by a group of concerned citizens to serve the health care needs of the people of Lawrence. Elizabeth Watkins, a local benefactress who wanted to ensure the health of our community in her day and in days to come, supplied funds to build the original 50-bed facility in 1929. It is fitting that the Community of Caring is named in her honor.

Circle of Healthcare Heroes

Dolph and Pam Simons Una S.and Karl M. Kreider Trust

Circle of Health

The Ross and Marianna Beach Foundation, Inc./Douglas County Bank

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Naoma Lemmerman Estate

Jeffrey and Mary Margaret Morrison

Thomas and Cindy Murray and Family

Hortense Oldfather

Emma Schalbar Estate

Elizabeth M. Watkins Trust

Circle of Honors

Mr. William Dann

William T. Kemper Foundation

Ronald and Dorothy McGregor

Circle of Healers

Chris Barteldes

P1 Group, Inc./Smitty Belcher

Bob and Beverly Smith Billings

Mark and Lauren Booth

Capitol Federal Savings Foundation

City of Lawrence

Commerce Bank

Roy and Della Deay Trust

J.E. Dunn Construction

Edith Ernst Estate           

Nancy Ezell

Laurence and Mabel Claire Holuba

Kriz Charitable Fund, Inc.

Richard and Khaki Raney

The Ethel and Raymond F. Rice Foundation

Jim and Bonnie Schwartzburg

The Sunderland Foundation

Arthur Willman Trust

Georgia B. Willman Trust


Circle of Hope

Cloyd B. Achning Estate

Dana and Sue Anderson—Justin, Jean, Jack and Josh

Assists Foundation/Bill and Cindy Self

Mrs. Jane V. Barber

Blackhills Energy

Brown Cargo/Ashton Investments/Sidney Garrett

Stephen and Joan Craig

Criticare Home Health Services

Crown Toyota/Miles & Paula Schnaer & Family

Drs. Dale and Patricia Denning

Marilyn and Tom Dobski

Douglas County Community Foundation

General Electric Foundation

Dr. and Mrs. Phillip Godwin

Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Chuck and Kathy Heath

Charles Henderson Trust

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.

Bill and Carolie Hougland

Intrust Bank

Monte and Kay Johnson

Kansas Hospital Association

Janette and Kent McCullough

McGrew Real Estate/McGrew Family

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Moore

Morgan Stanley/Edmonds-Duncan Group

Penny Concrete/Bill and Marlene Penny

Connie and Gary Sollars

Dr. Scott and Nancy Thellman

U.S. Bank

Robert Willman Trust

Zarco/Stan and Lois Zaremba

Circle of Heart

Amarr Garage Doors

Berry Plastics/PackerWare Corp

Richard and Judy Billings

Dr. Vernon and Representative Jessie M. Branson

Gene and Barbara Burnett

Cassling Diagnostic Imaging


Mario V. Chalmers Foundation

Alberta Combest Estate

Frances Constant Estate

Scott and Betsy Coons

Cork & Barrel/Jon Smiley

Dr. Robert and Mrs. Katherine Dinsdale

Grace B. Emmett

David and Sarah Fayman

Dr. Chris and Jane Fevurly

First Management/Southwind Capital, LLC

First State Bank and Trust

Gene and Charlene Fritzel/Fritzel Construction Co., Inc.

Sandra Gautt

George Grieb

Mary Jane and James Grinter

Hubert and Kathleen Hall

Mrs. Ivy Hey

John and Sally Hudnall

Kansas Athletics, Inc

Landplan Engineering, P.A.

Lawrence Anaesthesia, P.A.

Lawrence General Surgery

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Medical Staff

Lawrence Plastic Surgery, P.A.

Lockton Companies

Dr. Chuck and Mrs. Mary Loveland

LRM Industries, Inc.

Gene and Carol Meyer

Laird and Karleen Noller

Dr. Richard and Georgia Orchard

Arthur S. Peck Trust

Richard and Carol Peters

Dr. Sabrina Prewett

Maxine Radcliffe Estate

Radiologic Professional Services, P.A.

Rehab Care Group


Robert and Jackie Shmalberg

Dr. Matthew and Mary Kay Stein

Valentino and Beth Stella

Stephens Real Estate, Inc.

Minnie Lutz Sutton Estate

Dr. Michael and Cheri Thompson—Tony and Tim Thompson

Treanor Architects, P.A.

Universal Construction Co., Inc.

Dr. Galen and Karen Van Blaricum

Ken and Dianne Wagner

Weaver’s, Inc./Joe and Paula Flannery

Kathy and Jerry Willis

Willis of Greater KC/HRH Willis Insurance

Dr. Charles and Nancy Yockey

Circle of Humanity

ACI Boland

Allegiance Health Care

Joe and Joanie Bauman

Frank and Barbara Becker

Dr. Monti L. Belot Estate

Audrey Bishop

Dollie Bittenbender


Edward A. Bleier Estate

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas

George Bradshaw Estate

John and Sally Brandt

Briggs Nissan Subaru

Scot and Jane Buxton

Byrne’s Pharmacy, Inc.

Linford Cain Estate

Capital City Bank

Paul and Mary Francis Carttar

Central National Bank

Bert Chewing Estate

Cintas Corporation

James and Barbara Cook

Mr. Justin and Dr. Loree Cordova

Coventry Health Care of Kansas

Del Monte Foods

Custom Mobile Equipment/Gary and Becki Dick

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals/Dan and Brenda Flynn

Drs. Daniel and Jill Dickerson

Stacey and Reed Dillon

Dobies Healthcare Group

Douglas County Medical Society

Dr. and Mrs. Roger Dreiling

Brenda K. Durr Estate

Janice Early

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Edmonds

Jane and Charles Eldredge

Jack Ellena Honda

Emprise Bank

J.W. and Ferry Evans

Michael and Cheryl Flory


Dr. Kevin and Mrs. Brenda Giblin

Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Goetting

Doug and Dr. Kathy Gaumer

Ted and Nancy Haggart

Richard M. Haun Estate

Dr. Jon and Mrs. Barb Heeb

Dr. David and Mrs. Gunda Hiebert

Dr. Jane Hsiao

Dr. Brian and Mrs. Marty Hunt


ING Financial Advisors, LLC

Dr. Robert W. Jacobs and Sheryl Jacobs

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson

Maurice and Betsy Joy

Kansas Counselors of Kansas City

Kansas Dialysis Services of Lawrence

Lynn and Ann Kindred

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Knight

Richard and Debbie Konzem

Susan Kristiansen

Lathrop and Gage,L.L.P.

Lawrence Clinical Laboratory

Lawrence Emergency Medicine Associates

Lawrence Neurology Specialists

Lawrence OBGYN Specialists

Lawrence Oncology Nursing Society

Lawrence Orthopaedic Surgery, P.A.

Lawrence Otolaryngology Associates

Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Lawrence Urology, P.A.

Allyson and Bob Leland

Alice Leonard

Dr. and Mrs. Paul Loney

Peach and Ted Madl

Mr. Jim Maloney

Dr. James and Mrs. Carrie Mandigo

Dr. Jeff Martin and Sheryle D’Amico

Dr. Marilee McGinness

MedTrak Services LLC

Meritrust Credit Union

Mid-Continent Credit Services, Inc.

Mid America Heart Institute

Howard and Virginia Mossberg

Dr. Gregory and Mrs. Becky  Orth

Wayne and Donna Osness

Dr. James and Mrs. Vickie Otten

Perceptive Software, Inc.

Carla Phipps, M.D. and Bradley Phipps, M.D.

Bob Piller

Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living

Dr. Mark Praeger and Commissioner Sandy Praeger

Prairie Band Casino

Protection One

R.D. Johnson Excavating

Dr. Lee Reussner and Tandy Reussner

Dr. Terrance and Mrs. Elaine Riordan

Dr. Scott and Linda Robinson

Dr. Dan and Mrs. Beverly Roelofs

John and Cathy Ross

RR Donnelley/TOPS/Cardinal Brands, Inc.

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home

Dr. and Mrs. Alan Sanders

Carol and Sherry Schaub

Simon and Pamela Scholtz

Dr. Stephen and Lynn Segebrecht

Dan Schriner and Sally Hare-Schriner

Karen and Mark Shumate

Dr. Scott  Solcher

SomniTech, Inc.

St. Luke’s Health System

Robert and Mary Kay Stephens

Steris Corporation

Dr. Jack and Mrs. Barbara Stuber

Deanell Reece Tacha and John Tacha

Timothy Tatlock

Mark and Deborah Thompson

Bess Spiva Timmons Foundation, Inc.

Topeka Community Foundation

Trust Company of Kansas

UMB Bank, N.A.

Kurt and Pennie Von Achen

Dale and Jan Willey

Roy and Wanda Williams

Circle of Heritage

Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Allison

Marnie Argersinger

B. A. Green Construction

The Baldwin State Bank

Elizabeth M. Barnes

Bartlett and West

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Becker

Mr. Allen Belot

Juanita and Burwyn Bender

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Boyd

Dr. John and Amy Bradley

Janis and David Bunker

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Butell

Albert and Pat Campbell

Hwi-Ja and Ed Canda

Cardiovascular Consultants

William and Barbara Carswell

Debbie and David Carter

Harley and Jerree Catlin


Classic Eagle Distributing, LLC

Clinton Parkway Animal Hospital

Jaye Cole

College Rehab Medicine

Cornerbank, N.A.

Douglas County District Court

Douglas County Estate Planning Council

Charlene and Bernard Droste

Jason and Machaela Edmonds

Dr. Mark and Mrs. Gretchen Edwards

Marty and Robert Fairchild

Eric and Karen Finkbiner

Dr. Richard and Mrs. Debbie Galbraith

Georgia Pacific

Harry and Becky Gibson

John Gladman Photography

Joan and Web Golden

Mark Gonzales

Jack Graham

Dana and Chuck Hale

Christopher and Teresa Hanna

Mr. Eugene Hardtarfer

Harris/Wilson Construction

Joan and Bob Harvey

Gary and Allison Haworth

HDR Architecture

Ms. Lori L. Heasty and Mr. Jay Patterson

Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin Heck

Karen Heeb

Henderson Engineers

Jim and Kay Henry

Robert Honse

Drs. Eric and  Pamela Huerter

Dr. Kevin and Mrs. Dayna Hughes

Mary Lou Humphrey

Ron and Joanne Hurst

ICL Performance Products

J.W. Contractors of Lawrence

Larry and Peggy Johnson

Donald and Alice Ann Johnston

Mrs. Faye O. Jones

Dr. John and Mrs. Pam Keller

Tim and Judy Keller

Martin and Patty Kennedy

Ron and Lisa King

Gaylen and Deborah Koons

Lawrence Surgery Center

Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics

William and Jeanine Lienhard

Dr. Neal and Mrs. Julie Lintecum

LS Army of Kansas City, Inc.

Judi and Richard Mahaley

Mar Lan Construction, LC

Jim and Joy Martin

Mike and Cindy Maude

Dr. Shelly L. McColm and Dr. Earl McColm

Merck and Co. Inc.

Daniel and Annie Merriam

Midland Professional Services

Jean and Bill Mitchell

Mr. Michael and Dr. Carol Moddrell

Dr. Stephen and Lori Myrick

John and Katy Nitcher

Dr. Michael Osborn

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Parkin

Dr. Scott and Lisa Patrick

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, P.A.

Lew and Gwen Perkins

Lew and Carolyn Phillips

Pilot Club of Lawrence

Piper Jaffray & Company

Preferred Health Professionals

Dr. Phyllis Ragley

Stan and Phyllis Rolfe

Mrs. Martha Rose

Scottish Rite Bodies of Lawrence

Todd and Jeannot Seymour

Jean Shepherd

Jeff and Susan Sigler

Jan Williams and Bob Simpson

Byron and Marion Springer

John and Linda Stewart

Summers, Spencer, and Company, Inc.

Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Foundation

Dr. Mark and Mrs. Cheri Taylor

Terracon Consultants, Inc.

The Hawk

Norman and Anna Thoms

True Media

University National Bank

Mr. Galen Urich and Dr. Beth Rundquist

Mr. Michael Vail

Kirk and Rhonda Vincent

Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown & Enochs, Chtd.

Jerry and Dolores Waugh

Dr. Richard and Amy Wendt

Bill Westerbeke

Walter and Colleen Wiedeman

Greg and Lorrie Windholz

Rosemarie Winklmeier

Patricia J. Winslow

Dr. Michael and Debra Zabel

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