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Estate of Violet Atchinson

Estate of Violet Atchinson

Gerhard Heiter

Gerhard Heiter

“Whatever I have, I worked hard for,” says eighty-one-year–old Gerhard D. “Garry” Heiter. “I saved my money for a rainy day, for a good purpose. I want to do good for others. I was brought up this way.” Born in Mainz, Germany, Garry was seventeen years old when World...

Glenna Brewold '61

Glenna Brewold '61

Glenna Brewold ’61 still has a receipt from her father’s college tuition showing a grand total of eleven dollars. As Glenna smiles at the memory, it’s clear he left her with far more than a sales total—he left her a legacy. Sisters Glenna and Patty Brewold (Watkins)...

Sherm and Wanda Olsrud

Sherm and Wanda Olsrud

“We both came from humble backgrounds,” says Sherm Olsrud about himself and his wife, Wanda. “We appreciate everything we have. It’s nice to share it.” “When we first came to this area, we couldn’t afford to help,” says Wanda. “As we became more successful, we wanted...

The Smullin Foundation

The Smullin Foundation

Meeting scholarship recipients is “always delightful,” says Carol Anne Smullin Brown, President and Executive Director of the Patricia D. & William B. Smullin Foundation, provider of one of SOU’s largest scholarships. “It’s a great privilege to support Smullin...