Gift Planning

Other Ways to Support the Museum
  • Stephen E. Ambrose Legacy Society

    You are here

    The Stephen E. Ambrose Legacy Society recognizes 129 special individuals, couples who have included The National WWII Museum in their estate plans. These gifts support our mission to preserve and share the history of the American experience during World War II. The Museum would like to thank these Legacy Society members for their generous support. 


    The 86th "Black Hawk" Infantry Division Organization, Inc.
    The 801st/492nd Bomb Group Association
    * Maureen & Robert J. Avina in memory of & in honor of Robert C. Bogash & Charles W. Hendershott
    Craig & Lynn Bardell
    Jerilyn Batina
    Justin M. Bein
    * John & Virginia Bettencourt
    David Wesley Ewell Black, MAJ, USA (Ret)
    Robert & Lenore Briskman
    * Waldo C. & Arabelle J. Burnett
    Gene Burton
    Edward P. Camp
    Capt. Carroll Campbell
    Mr. & Mrs. M. Clinton Cannon
    Edward C. Casaletto, Jr.
    Daniel Castner
    CBI Veterans-California Group
    Jo Ann Corey
    Dr. Sol Courtman
    Mr. & Mrs. Dave Cowan
    Gail P. Cox, in memory of Everett A. Smith, Pvt.
    Leslie H. Cox in memory of 2nd Lt. Howard L. Cox, Jr. USAAC (1924-1944)
    Michael Crane
    Tom Czekanski
    * Robert W. Dannelly
    * Richard Dorney
    Wm. Craig Dubishar
    Delbert R. Duckworth
    * Nathan S. Elder
    * Erwin Charles Ellerbeck, Jr.
    Trish Eubanks
    Roger L. Farney
    Charles Faught
    * Carolyn Davis Fernandez in memory of Capt. Julian M. Fernandez
    * Bertram E. Fetter
    Col. Thomas G. Fierke
    * Henry & Audrey Fontcuberta
    Capt. John Ford
    Jay H. Frankel

    James C. Parrie & Sheila J. Parrie in honor of Cpl. Willian Kenyon R.A.F.
    Drs. David J. & Marti E. Peck in memory of 1st Lt. Clifford J. Peck USAAF 111th TRS - KIA Sicily 1945
    Aimee Pergalsky
    * Mr. Felicien "Gus" Perrin
    Mary W. Pless
    Lewis A. Post
    William B. Potasnak
    Mr. Robert Prior
    * Mr. & Mrs. Kevin P. Reilly, Sr.
    * Richard J. Rinebolt
    * Paul Rivas
    * Gordon Rosen
    Frederick E. Ruccius
    * Ida M. Rucklos
    Urban G. Rump
    * Clifford Rutstein
    * Harold M. Schubert
    * Jack M. Schwartz
    * Lloyd F. Scott
    * Abraham Z. & Norma Shanzer
    * Mrs. Kathe A. Shields
    * Richard P. Smyers
    * Marianne K. St. Claire in memory of Col. William K. St. Claire
    Brian Stanley
    Frank & Paulette Stewart
    * James H. Stone
    * Arthur D. Thomas
    Edward E. Thompson
    * Margaret B. Thurlow in memory of YNCM Clinton S. Thurlow, Jr. 
    * Mark Anthony Toups
    * Maria Trainer
    * Edmund M. Urbas
    Florence T. Upson in memory of David Richardson Upson
    * Georgette "Gigi" Viellion
    * G. Paula Walter
    USS Phaon Reunion Group
    Michael B. Wanas & Karen Wibrew
    Russell D. Warner
    Dr. Tryon Wieland
    Frank G. Wilson in memory of Charles Wilson, Jr., 282 Combat Engineer Battalion
    Jack Wm. Windt
    Col. William G. Yarborough
    Hank Zachry
    Anonymous (12)

    *Indicates Gifts Realized

    Mr. Gail "Bud" Freeman
    * Jerome Gerwitz
    Stephen Glassey in memory of Maj. John R. Glassey
    * Dr. Morris W. Goldberg
    * Thaddeus Gruszecki
    G. Robert Hamrdla
    * Anne Anthony in memory of Robert J. Hanbury
    * Aaron M. "Rick" Harris
    * Judy Harris
    * Lawrence C. Harris
    Robert Hellmers
    * Jackie Hollis Henderson
    David Martin Hendrick
    Stephanie Nigh Hendrick
    Edward J. Hill
    Madlyn & Paul Hilliard
    * Donald A. Hoffman
    Grace O'Connor Hogan
    * Harry H. Howard
    * William D. Huddleston
    Wilbur Jay Huston
    * Mr. & Mrs. Harold P. Jaffe
    Louise James
    Byron Johnson

    * Loren C. Johnson
    Arthur Jones
    * Sophia Kallelis in memory of Theodore S. Kallelis
    * H.W. Lay
    Mr. & Mrs. Henry A. Leander
    * Mrs. Liselotte Levy Weil in memory of Leo Levy & Ferdinand Levy
    Mr. Lou Linxwiler
    Richard & Mae Livesey
    Kearby Lyde
    Mrs. Violet Michaels in memory of Anthony Michaels
    Frank Minichello
    * Charles R. Murray
    Mrs. Myrtis L. "Jeri" Nims
    Mark P. Norman
    Lawrence Nothdurft in memory of Milton H. (Funny) Nothdurft
    Estate of Virginia S. O'Connor
    * Cdr. & Mrs. Henry O'Connor, USNR
    Mr. & Mrs. Joseph O'Dowd
    Eileen Owsiany
    * Mrs. Kathleen "Kayo" Parker