Remembering & Honoring

Animal lovers are a special breed of humans, generous of spirit, full of empathy, perhaps a little prone to sentimentality, and with hearts as big as a cloudless sky.

Please contact us if you notice any errors in our memorials section and we will do our best to get it fixed promptly!

April 2021

  • In memory of Miss Margarit – from Kathleen Cannon
  • In memory of Ray Kleinow – from Tom and Cindy Bagge

March 2021

  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Gregory and Jean Dirks
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from John and Jane Smith
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Gary Cuckler Estate
  • In memory of her beloved grandson Jack Taylor – from Pam Martin
  • In honor of Grace – from Brandon Franklin
  • In memory of Sara Bradley – from Tom and Cindy Bagge
  • In memory of Sara Bradley – from Candy Roberg
  • In memory of Sara Bradley – Heather Gellersen
  • In memory of Sara Bradley – from Rebecca Moore
  • In honor of Bonnie – from Sherry Weaver
  • In memory of Shirley Pins – from Steven and Karen Zimmerman
  • In honor of Ruth Carlson – from Jack Carlson
  • In memory of Chelsea – from Kathy Auen
  • In honor of Sonny – from Garrett Gerdes
  • In honor of our two rescue pets – from Ellie
  • In loving memory of Sammy Hershey, our precious chocolate lab – from Craig & Sheri Lampe
  • In honor of Henry Hershey, our beloved rescue from AWF – from Craig & Sheri Lampe
  • In honor of my dear Sadie Mae the Collie, adopted from AWF – from Cherie Short
  • In honor of Gizzy – from Kim McQuillen
  • In memory of Flower Sisters Joyce and Janette Bohlken – from Tom Bagge and Cindy Welter Bagge
  • In memory of Sadie Mae – from Cherie Short
  • In honor of all the dogs that have battled diabetes – from Sonya Ellison
  • In honor of all the dogs that have battled diabetes – from Dennis Ellison
  • In memory of Baby and Buster – from Kim and Denise Seeley
  • In memory of Cry Baby and White Stray Kitty – from Pamela S Noah
  • In honor of Levi Leo, and Lucy – from Ernie and Kim Kurth

February 2021

  • In memory of Michael B Riley – from Ignacio and Lori Mendieta/li>
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Audrey Savage/li>
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Audrey Savage/li>
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Citizens State Bank/li>
  • In honor of Candy Roberg – from Mary Jo Adams/li>
  • In honor of Candy Roberg – from Jean Meehan
  • In memory of Bosley – from Susan Benjamin
  • In memory of Rose Mardorf – from Linda and Les Mardorf
  • In honor of Sunny – from Julie and Bob Soupene
  • In honor of Gabby – Scott and Pam Denniston
  • In honor of Jessy Jean – Janel Martensen
  • In honor of Spike and Smokey Joe – from Daniel Garner
  • In memory of Willy – from Judy Winstead
  • In honor of Sonny – from Garrett and Janice Gerdes
  • In honor of dogs and cats everywhere – from Irene Kline
  • In memory of Roger Norton – from Betty Pachall
  • In memory of Geraldine Garman, Alice Klostermann, and Clarence Eiben – from Jannette Weets
  • In honor of all rescued puppies – William and Samantha Downer and Alex Henderson
  • In memory of Laura Calhoun and Kitten – from Dave Calhoun
  • In memory of Mike Clark – from Lisa Meeks
  • In honor of Demon and Lexi – from Ronald Payne and Teresa Kaplan
  • In honor of Moose – from Brett Shulista
  • In honor of Moose – from Dick and Bert Shulista
  • In honor of Gretta – from Christine Holtz
  • In memory of Buddy – from Doris Coiner
  • In honor of Bear Dogg – from Kim and David Hayes on behalf of Jessica Gordan
  • In honor of AWF volunteers and staff – from Delores Neisen
  • In memorial of Gary Cuckler – from Peg and Frank Mere
  • In memory of Tom Toner – from Ron Harms
  • In memory of Daniel R Benton – from Joyce Benton
  • In honor of Jewel – from Connie Carlson
  • In memory of Daphne – from Lena Gilbert
  • In honor of Johnny and Tootie – from Jan Glenn
  • In memory of Michael Jonathan (Jack) Taylor – from Cheryl L Coker
  • In memory of Zoey – from Shirley Meisner
  • In honor of all that work at Animal Welfare Friends – from Jean Meehan
  • In honor of Zander – from Penney Snobl

January 2021

  • In honor of Meghan Besler – from Susan Aubrecht
  • In memory of Keira – from Michael and Patti Whitmarsh
  • In memory of Betty Wolken – from Jerry Lindner
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Above and Beyond
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Pam Martin
  • In memory of Jenni – from Janet Martin
  • In memory of Betty Wolken – from Jerry Lindner
  • In memory of Mel Manternach – from Jerry Lindner
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Kathy Kocer
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Karen and Jack Ross
  • In memory of Marguerite Orcutt – from Sheryl Nissen
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Bobbi Bauers
  • In honor of Carolyn Jones – from Marvel Heims
  • In memory of Gary Cuckler – from Diane Gesie
  • In memory of Michael Bill Riley – from Julie Beard
  • In memory of Terri McNiel – from Todd and Aimee Hospodarsky
  • In honor of Canoe Maher – from Michael and Mary Jane Maher

2020

  • In memory of Ella – from Steve & Mary Sheppard
  • In memory of Jim and Bea Skelley – from John & Amy Picray
  • In memory of Earl McCastland – from Norene McCaustland
  • In memory of Dave Swim – from Tom and Cindy Bagge
  • In honor of our beautiful cat Roxie – from David and Teresa Tobiason
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Robert and Darla Algoe
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Marilyn Albaugh
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Thomas and Timothy Michels
  • In honor of Rocket – from John and Janet Reasoner
  • In memory of Squeaky and Mittens – from Liz and Matt Garcia
  • In memory of Snickers and Bingo – from Jane and Phil Deshaw
  • In honor of De Anna Gard – from Dale Patrick Bennett
  • In memory of Bob the Cat – from Samantha Stabile and Lyle Wiblishouser
  • In honor of Jelly Java – from Helen Rawson
  • In memory of Michael Recker – from Russell Recker
  • In memory of Barrie Reynolds – from Rosemary Leesekamp
  • In honor of Jacque Lagomasino and Courtney Beyer – from Jimmie Roderick
  • In honor of Bodie and Harley – from Kimberly Hilsenback
  • In honor of Sylvia – from Dawn Shannahan
  • In honor of Faith Wenger – from Sherry Wenger
  • In honor of Beth Jones – from Kim Jones
  • In memory of Lisa’s Louie – from Mike Campana
  • In memory of Paula Moore – from Becky Moore
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Barbara Coonrod
  • In memory of Ronald and Viola Hanna – from Darl Hanna
  • In memory of Jenni – from Nick and Anne Strittmatter
  • In memory of Kay Finn- from Larry and Glenda Theilen
  • In memory of Cheyanne – from Michael Langer
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Elizabeth Lawrence
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Lynette Otten
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Roxanne Kula
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Durene Taylor
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Breanne Kula
  • In memory of Jack Taylor – from Tracy Marek
  • In memory of Maria White – from Candice Drake
  • In memory of Steve Rucker – from Connie Falls
  • In memory of Karen Cox – from Diane Gesie
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Janet Phillips
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Jean Kvach
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Galen and Marsha Ketelsen
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Stephen Geisert
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Jean Meehan
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Betty Paschall
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Barbara Coonrod
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Fay and Donna Oltmann
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Barbara Coonrod
  • In memory of Harlan Michels – from Esther Legg
  • In memory of GG Sootypaws and Precious Marissa – from Arelene Gehl
  • In memory of Terry Thomas – from Ellie and Ernie Finch
  • In memory of Charlie – from Lambert Livestock
  • In memory of Snickers, Chloe, and Tasha – from Sue O Rourke
  • In honor of AWF volunteers – from Charlie Becker
  • In memory of Bernard and Myrna Barker – from Ruhl Barker
  • In memory of Virginia McElmeel – from Red and Joyce Hughes
  • In memory of Jessy Jean – Janet Martensen
  • In memory of Howard C Luckstedt – from Evelyn Luckstedt
  • In memory of Matt Edwards – from Vicki Edwards
  • In memory of Alan Lubben and Bob Lubben – from Marjorie Lubben
  • In honor of Nancy Mast – from Kay Dusheck
  • In memory of Bill and Anna Weets – from Jannette Weets
  • In memory of Wilbur Jacobs – from Michelle Jacobs
  • In memory of Mikey – from Joanne Schenck
  • In memory of Gary Freese and Shawn Barker – from Judy Freese
  • In honor of Archie who rules the house! – from Bob and Joanne Klinkkammer
  • In memory of Paul Elmegreen – from Mary Kay Ackerman
  • In memory of all the Shimanek four legged family members – from Alice Shimanek
  • In memory of Bob Rollinger – from Deb Rollinger
  • In memory of Bosco – from Jerry and Diane Haag
  • In memory of Jo Ann Determan Mom, cancer warrior, and animal lover – from Beth and Tim Wright
  • In memory of George, Gracie, Batman, Pinky – from Cheryl Bakkestuen
  • In honor of all the cats and dogs who need help! – from Theresa Bodenhofer
  • In honor of Sophie – from Lyle Rummel
  • In In memory of Crikey – from Carol and Marvin Parmer
  • In memory of Fred Williams – from Tom and Peggy Norlin
  • In memory of Meda Weller – from Ginny Knepper
  • In memory of Max the dog & Panther the kitten – from Luke Welter
  • In honor of Lillian Foley – from Daniel and Andrea Foley
  • In memory of Pete Kennedy – from Tom and Cindy Bagge
  • In memory of Leode Thompson – from Julie Thompson
  • In memory of Sandy Edwards – from Jerry Lindner
  • In honor of Max – from Nancy Burgess
  • In memory of Crikey – from Marvin and Carol Parmer
  • In memory of Bubby, Bodie, and Bosie – from Catherine Davies
  • In memory of Jade and Torue – from Darrin Byers
  • In honor of Priscilla – from Mitch and Diane Truesdell
  • In memorial of Sandy – from Jack and Sue Onken
  • In honor of Willow – from Kate Williams
  • In memory of Eevie and Bucky – from Kay Rissler
  • In honor of Annie Locher – from Margaret Eastburn
  • In honor of Claire Tuetken – from Jennifer Tuetken
  • In memory of Bob Meier – from Shirley Meier & Family
  • In memory of Mrs. Jack (Bettly L) Colehaor – from Kay Smith
  • In memory of Buffy – from Darwin and Elizabeth Coleman
  • In memory of Richard Pace – from Virgnia Pace
  • In memory of Margaret Harms – from Richard Harms
  • In memory of Lois Schwartz – from Wayne Schwartz
  • In memory of Frodo – from David and Sheila Sallen
  • In memory of Bailey – from Jenny Colehour
  • In honor of Ahme and Morris – from David & Joy Kern
  • In honor of Harvey and Lional Richie – from Sandee Conley
  • In honor of Jenny – from Calli Keltner
  • In honor of Kendra, Conner, Zoey, Piper, and Aiden – from K Obrien
  • In honor of Allie AKA Gloria – from Dave and Kim Miller
  • In honor of pups Ben, Maisy horses Tiger, Ruler – from Sherri Evans
  • In honor of Pepper, Lady, Queen – from Mary Lou Schipper
  • In memory of Don McCarthy – from Tom & Cindy Bagge
  • In memory of Wilma – from Kallie Schmitt
  • In memory of Buster and Baby Girl – from Mrs. Denise Seeley
  • In memory of Ginger – from Lori Hunt
  • In memory of 3 rescued dogs & 4 rescued cats – from Dee Shlenfeldt
  • In honor of Duke – from Teri and Jim Meis
  • In honor of Pets adopted through AWF – from Tim and Kristy Raine
  • In honor of Leo, Levi, Lucy – from Ernie and Kim Kurth
  • In honor of Candy Roberg – from Jean Meehan
  • In honor of Archie – from Bob and Joanne Klinkkammer
  • In honor of Mandy – from Al and Dianne Nerney
  • In honor of grandchildren – from K O’Brien
  • In honor of Richard Place – from Virginia Place
  • In memory of all her rescued pets (3 dogs and 4 cats) that have gone to the Rainbow Bridge – from Delores Ihlenfeldt
  • In memory of Monica Brokaw – from Randy Brokaw
  • In memory of Phyllis Lumpa – from Cindy & Tom Bagge
  • In memory of Claire Gesie – from Cindy & Tom Bagge
  • In memory of Robert Meier – from Cindy & Tom Bagge
  • In memory of Harry – from Kathy Auen
  • In memory of Robins – from Kay Risser
  • In memory of May Anne Stickley – from Denny, Shirley & Corey Barger
  • In memory of Richard & Kathleen Tjaden & Keith Lee – from Patty Lee
  • In memory of Winny – from Alan Jacobs Farms, Inc.