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In Memoriam: Carl J. Kaufmann

 

Your memorial contribution in Carl’s name will be placed in the Community Foundation Memorial Endowment Fund.

Carl J. Kaufmann, a Community Foundation Life Member, passed away on September 4, 2021.

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Carl Joseph Kaufmann (95 years old), of Aurora, IL; Son of Eugene B. Kaufmann and Louise Pasternak Kaufmann; Husband of Barbara Kaufmann; Father of David (Virginia) Kaufmann, Thomas (Linda) Kaufmann, The late Charles Kaufmann, The late Robert Kaufmann; Brother of The late Edward B Kaufmann; Grandfather of Jacob (Jody) Joseph, Lindsay (Michael) Craig, Nicole “Coco” (Bret) Peterson, the late Kristina Kaufmann, Melissa (Bennett) Lebsack, Jordan Kaufmann, Chase Kaufmann, Matthew Kaufmann, Benjamin (Kelli) Kaufmann; Great-Grandfather of Kindrick (Tyron) Kent, Joshua Joseph, Ryan Craig, Tyler Craig, Gia Kaufmann, Kaia Peterson, Jett Peterson, Jade Peterson, Leah Kaufmann and Carl Lebsack; Great-Great-Grandfather of Karson Kent and Kannon Kent. He died September 4, 2021 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He was a graduate of West Aurora High School (1944) and the University of Wisconsin (1949). He was the Executive Vice President of R & M Kaufmann, Inc., a division of Russ Togs, Inc. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Contributions to Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, PO Box 4786, Aurora, IL 60507. A graveside memorial will be planned later.

 

Your memorial contribution in Carl’s name will be placed in the Community Foundation Memorial Endowment Fund.

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Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

Being a part of the Community Foundation scholarship committee is the highlight of my year. For many, a scholarship from the Community Foundation is the reason they are able to continue reaching for their dreams and changing the future of our world. I hope each recipient knows just how inspirational they are to those of us who are lucky enough to read their stories.

Jessica Breugelmans

Board Member & Scholarship Committee Member

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

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Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

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Cris Anderson

Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

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