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Creating Your Legacy at Marquette

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St. Ignatius Legacy Society members celebrate endowed scholarship


Donor Stories

  • Gertrude Wilkinson
    Gertrude Wilkinson
    Gertrude Wilkinson—or "Gertie"—had two passions in life: children and physical therapy.
  • Shirley Sherwood
    Shirley Sherwood
    Shirley Sherwood has committed her entire estate to benefit programs that will bring the nation's top students to Marquette.
  • Jim and Jane Strenski
    Jim and Jane Strenski
    This is how Marquette alumni and St. Ignatius Legacy Society members Jim and Jane Strenski...
  • The Transformation Marquette Inspires
    The Transformation Marquette Inspires
    When Chuck, Bus Ad '79, and Amy Billerbeck created the Charles J. and Amy L. Billerbeck Endowed Scholarship in 2011, it was easy to decide...
  • Dennis and Mary Pat Sage
    Dennis and Mary Pat Sage
    There are many ways to honor one's family legacy. Dennis Sage, Arts '64, Law '67 and Mary Pat Sage, Arts '64, found a way to honor theirs that also helps...
  • Ensuring a Competitive Future
    Ensuring a Competitive Future
    John, Arts '66, and Terry Schaefer believe a focus on science is imperative to the future success of the United States as a leader in the global marketplace.

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Kathryn Hofman, J.D.
Senior Director of Development, Planned Giving
Phone (414) 288-0396


Haleigh Drewsen
Senior Donor Relations Officer
Phone (414) 288-0391

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