Saint Louis Science Center Individual Giving Recognition

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our donors and the support you provide for our continued development of innovative exhibits, educational programs and events that ignite and sustain a passion for science and technology throughout our community.

The following list represents new gifts and pledges by individuals to the Saint Louis Science Center from November 1, 2019– October 31, 2020. Donors are listed in the category of their giving.

Backers ($250,000-$499,999)

Mr. and Mrs.* James G. Berges

Contributor ($100,000-$249,999)

Dr.* Wilfred R. and Mrs.* Ann L. Konneker‡

Albert Einstein Society President’s Council ($10,000-$49,999)

Mr. and Mrs. David P. Gast
Dr.* and Mrs. William S. Knowles†
Mrs. Sharon Lapin
Mr. and Mrs. James S. McDonnell III†
Mr. and Mrs. John F. McDonnell†
Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Neidorff†
Andrew and Peggy Newman†
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew C. Taylor†
Mr.* and Mrs. Eugene M. Toombs
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Van De Riet, Jr.

Albert Einstein Society Fellows ($5,000-$9,999)

Dr. Lynn A. Cornelius and Dr. A. Joseph Cornelius
Dr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Eberlein
Amy and Pat Galvin
Gary Hall and Sandra Blasingame
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kilo
Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn L. Lefkowitz
Carol B. Loeb†
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. McPherron
Kathy and Jim Sherby
Mrs. Estelle Spector
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Thurman, Jr.
Mrs. Jane Tschudy†

Albert Einstein Society Patrons ($2,500-$4,999)

Mr. and Mrs. Jack G. Bader
Todd and Kim Bastean
Lee Broughton and Chrissy Taylor
Mr. Richard C. D. Fleming and Ms. Sarah B. Smith
Mrs. Carol B. Garr
Mr. and Mrs. David O. Gifford†
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Krieger
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Langsam†
Colleen McMillan
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Niedringhaus
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry E. Ritter†
Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Streett

Albert Einstein Supporting Level ($1,000-$2,499)

Dr. and Mrs. Jorge M. Alegre†
Ms. Claire Anderson
Martha and David Aronson†
Ted and Robbie Beaty
Barbara and Barry Beracha
Judy and Dick Beumer
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bronson†
Deborah and Samuel Bross
David L. Brown, Ph.D and Sherri M. Brown, Ph.D
Ms. Nancy L. Buth†
Hellen and Will D. Carpenter
Dr. William H. Danforth
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald E. Daniels
Mrs. George B. Desloge
Carl and Jeanne Deutsch
Dyann Dierkes†
Martinna and Charlie Dill
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold W. Donald
Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Dyer†
Mr. Benjamin F. Edwards IV
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Elliott, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. David C. Farrell
Mr. and Mrs. Logan W. Finerty
Steve and Linda Finerty†
Mr. Gerald Furaus
Kathryn and George Gokel
Judy and Harvey Harris†
Mrs. Patricia G. Hecker†
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Heinz
Dr. Judith E. Ho and Dr. Richard C. Schulz†
Jan Holloway
Michael and Barbara Hurst
Margaret and Martin H. Israel†
Mrs. Bettie Johnson
Robert E. and Carol G. Jones
Dr. Richard T. Katz and Dr. Stacey Smith
Dr. Robert Kleiger
Ward M. and Carol Klein†
Shelley and Tom Lavender
Ms. Lesley K. McIntire
Dr. Jeremy Nighohossian
Dr. and Mrs. David C. Norman
Anita and John O’Connell†
Charles and Sue Oertli†
Ms. Diane Olson
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond W. Peters II†
Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Ross†
Mr. Michael A. Schulz
Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Serdy
Donald J. and Shirley B. Sher
Ms. Judy Sindecuse
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Smith†
Dr. John D. Sprague and Ms. Carol W. Kohfeld
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Stettin
Warren and Barbara Stiska
Butch Suntrup
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Svec
James E. Tabor
Dr. and Mrs. Steven Teitelbaum
Mr. and Mrs. Zariel Toolan
Carol J. Valenta
Mrs. Georgia Van Cleve-Colwell and Dr. John A. Colwell†
Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Voelkel, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Wagner
John and Ellen Wallace
Dr. and Mrs. David J. Werner
Dan and Peggy West
G. Patrick Williams
Chancellor and Mrs. Mark S. Wrighton

Newton Supporting Level ($500-$999)

Mr. and Mrs. Sunil M. Apte
Mr. Stephen G. Bell
Doug and Jo Brockhaus
Mr. Barry T. Cervantes
Mr. and Mrs. Anton F. Eisel
Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Emnett
Ed and Joanne Goedeker
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Good
Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Hall
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Heinz
Joanne and Joel Iskiwitch†
Mrs. Sally C. Johnston†
Wayne and Cheri Jones
Jim and Judy Kiske
Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Koch†
Mrs. Ernesta O. Lonsway
Ms. Barbara J. Luedde and Mr. Carl D. Pruess
Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Mackie
Mr. John Mekala
Dr. John C. Morris and Dr. Lucy B. Morris
Mr. and Mrs. George D. Nelson†
Mr. John Park and Dr. Katherine Shiue
Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Putzel
Mr. Bernard J. Rapp and Dr. Haley Rapp
Richard and Marietta Riehemann
Jane and Bruce P. Robert†
Ms. Marjory E. Russell
Ms. Jane Saunders
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Schulze
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Silverberg
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Sneeringer†
Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. Stokes III†
Grenville and Dianne Sutcliffe†
Stuart and Janey Symington†
Mr. Richard D. Taylor†
Mr. Timothy J. Tegeler†
Mr. Jerome W. Thomasson
Mr. and Mrs. John C. Vatterott
Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Weber
Dr. and Mrs. Eugene C. Wienke†
Ms. Jessica C. Young

Galileo Supporting Level ($250-$499)

Mr. and Mrs. Rolf G. Albers
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Altvater
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey J. Altvater
Mr. and Mrs. Roger A. Altvater
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur I. Auer
Mr. Russell E. Barden
Mr. Brett Bartrum and Ms. Mandy Bodily-Bartrum
Mr. Anthony Bommarito, Jr.
Ms. Preeti Dalawari and Mr. John Vandover
Dr. Pradip K. Das
Mr. and Mrs. J. Patrick Dougherty
Mr. Fredrick Echols
Mr. Peter E. Fuerst
Ms. Ruth A. Fuller
Dr. and Mrs. Ted Garrett
Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence K. Goering
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Goode
John and Francine Gragnani†
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Grigsby†
John and Barbara Hammond
Ms. Tracy E. Hart
Mr. Philip Heagney and Ms. Barbara Prosser
Cris and Heidi Hehner
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Hendrickson
Dotty and Chuck* Hiatt
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hood
Lesley and Jay Hoffarth
Ms. Colleen M. Hogan
Mr. Michael Holcomb
Angela and Philip Huddleston
Bill and Dawn Huffman
Mr. Lent C. Johnson and Ms. Sandra Ahlum
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Keller
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene J. King†
Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle D. Kinyon
Mr. and Mrs. Alex C. Kleine†
Mr. and Mrs. Keith J. Lissant
Jean Marglous
Mr. and Ms. Max McCombs

* deceased;
† Charter Member;
‡ Estate bequest

Mrs. Jo Ellen Meier†
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Miller†
Mr. Maurice Noellsch
Mr. R. E. Nystrom
Mr. and Mrs. John O’Reilly
Mrs. Wilma Pasternak
Mr. and Mrs. John Radi
Ms. Andrea Raymond
Freda and Harry Rich
Dr. Robert E. Ricklefs
Ms. Helen A. Riechmann
Mr. and Mrs. James Ringhofer†
Peter and Susan Rogers
Mr. and Mrs. Einar S. Ross†
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Ryan†
Mr. and Mrs. John Schappe
Mr. James L. Schovanez
Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. Sharamitaro
Mr. and Mrs. Mark S. Shashek
Dr. Ravindra and Leena Shitut
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Siler
Drs. Scott and Julia Spradlin
Mr. John S. Steffen
Mr. and Mrs. Warren G. Sullivan
Ms. Angela Sutter
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Tacony
Dr. and Mrs. Brent A. Tetri
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Trueblood
Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Waxler
Mr. and Mrs. Brian N. Wellinghoff
Ms. Kimberly J. Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry F. Wilson†
Joe and Kathy Ziha†
Mrs. Constance Zimpfer
and Mrs. Jane Griffin

The Saint Louis Science Center regrets the misspelling or omission of any gift. If you discover a discrepancy or would like to change your honor roll listing, contact Erin Burnett at or 314.289.1467.

Eugene “Gene” Toombs III

The Saint Louis Science Center would like to recognize the contributions of Eugene “Gene” Toombs III, who passed away in September. Mr. Toombs was a distinguished community leader who generously dedicated countless hours supporting organizations in the St. Louis region. The Science Center is honored to be included among the nonprofits and philanthropic initiatives to which Mr. Toombs committed his time. For three years, Mr. Toombs served on the Science Center’s Board of Trustees and subsequently became a Commissioner and served as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners in recent years.

Mr. Toombs was a highly respected industry leader and CEO, a dedicated family man and friend, and an individual who graciously gave back to the community in which he lived. The Science Center is humbled by his service in support of our mission. Mr. Toombs championed the importance of science and technology learning and worked closely with the Science Center team to support strategic planning, fundraising events and organizational objectives. We are grateful for the innumerable ways that Mr. Toombs supported the Science Center over these any years, and we wish his family the every best in the years to come.

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Saint Louis Science Center Corporate & Foundation Giving Recognition

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to our corporate and foundation donors and the support they provide for our continued development of innovative exhibits, educational programs and events that ignite and sustain a passion for science and technology throughout our community.

The following list represents new gifts and pledges made to the Saint Louis Science Center from November 1, 2019–October 31, 2020. Donors are listed in the category of their giving.

Corporate Giving
Underwriters ($750,000–$999,999)

Centene Corporation

Benefactors ($500,000–$749,999)


Contributors ($100,000–$249,999)

Bunge North America
Electrical Connection | IBEW/NECA
Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC

Collaborators ($75,000–$99,999)

The Boeing Company

Sponsors ($50,000–$74,999)

Edward Jones
Prairie Farms Dairy

Corporate Partner President’s Council ($10,000–$24,999)

American Family Insurance
Dreams Foundation
Best Buy Foundation
Brown-Forman Corporation
Ensign-Bickford Industries Foundation
Express Scripts
Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing
Company, Inc.

Corporate Partner Fellows ($5,000–$9,999)

Anthem, Inc.
Blues for Kids (St. Louis Blues)
Cee Kay Supply
Drury Hotels Company
HWP Rigging

The Saint Louis Science Center regrets the misspelling or omission of any gift. If you discover a discrepancy or would like to change your honor roll listing, contact Erin Burnett at or 314.289.1467.
Corporate Partner Patrons ($2,500–$4,999)

ABNA Engineering, Inc.
Alberici Constructors
Cardinals Care (St. Louis Cardinals)
Commerce Bank
Kemco Aerospace Manufacturing
Municipal Tool & Machinery Co.
Safety National
Starrag USA, Inc.
Walter Knoll Florist

Corporate Partner Associates ($1,000–$2,499)

Ackerman Toyota
Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
Burns & McDonnell Foundation
Capital Innovators
Clarkson Eyecare
Cornell Forge Co.
Crane Agency
Dewey’s Pizza
Hydromat, Inc.
Intoximeters, Inc.
J & S Tool, Inc.
Maestro Screen Printing
Maruka USA
Sonus Benefits
Vantage Credit Union

Corporate Partner Affiliates ($250–$999)

AmazonSmile Foundation
AMI Metals, Inc.
DDI Media
Deli Star Corporation
Deloitte Services
G. S. & S. Construction
James Mulligan Printing Company
Kirkwood Pop Co.
Lohr Distributing Co.
Madison County Wood Products
Major Brands, Inc.
Pfizer Foundation
Shapiro Metals
St. Louis Composting
State Farm
VCP Equity
Wildlife Trading Company

Foundation Giving
Contributors ($100,000–$249,999)

Missouri Beef Industry Council
Missouri Rice Research &
Merchandising Council
Washington University in St. Louis
William R. Orthwein, Jr. & Laura Rand
Orthwein Foundation, Inc.

Sponsors ($50,000–$74,999)

Margaret Blanke Grigg Foundation
Missouri Farm Bureau

Corporate Partner Leadership Council ($25,000–$49,999)

Dana Brown Charitable Trust

Corporate Partner President’s Council ($10,000–$24,999)

Franklin Institute/GSK
Gateway Information Committee
Henry A. Jubel Foundation
Illinois Farm Bureau
Missouri Department of Agriculture
Norman J. Stupp Foundation –
Commerce Bank, Trustee
The Saigh Foundation

Corporate Partner Fellows ($5,000–$9,999)

City of Perryville
Stanley and Lucy Lopata
Charitable Foundation

Corporate Partner Patrons ($2,500–$4,999)

Bellwether Foundation
Laura J. Niles Foundation, Inc.
Society for Information Management
– St. Louis Chapter
University of Minnesota/NCR-SARE

Corporate Partner Associates ($1,000–$2,499)

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
The Chod Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford N. McDonnell Foundation