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Fraternalist of the Year

Western Fraternal Life is honored to have many inspiring members who volunteer on our behalf in the communities where they live and work. The Fraternalist of the Year Award gives members the opportunity to nominate a deserving member from their lodge and allows our organization to recognize an outstanding volunteer.

If you know of a member who deserves to be nominated, fill out the application form by May 1st.

Fraternalists of the Year

2016 Dorothy Bonczynski, 152
2015 Peter Janowski, 391

2014 JoAnn Parks, 141
2013 Marie Krikava, 44
2012 Louise Weber, 38
2011 Dan Stursa, MN 127
2010 Marjorie Bianco, WA 181 

2009 Joyce Cisler, WI 20
2008 Jane Moucha, WI 141
2007 Joan Kotas, NE 389
2006 Carole Zellinger, WI 236
2005 Ed Svajgl, NE 45

2004 Manetta Ohrt, IA 104
2003 Janet Kuzma, WI 48
2002 Lori Peterlik, WI 141
2001 Betty Shaw, MI 247
2000 Evelyn Burianek, NE 3

1999 Therese Trojak, WI 236
1998 Mary Barker, NE 101
1997 Frank Vyskocil, MI 242
1996 Mary Hudecek, IA 85
1995 Marita Placek, NE 56

1994 Laddie Zellinger, WI 236
1993 Frank Novotny, IA 7
1992 Helen Gerner, NE 74
1991 Dorothy Roy, CO 431
1990 Blanche Kral, NE 93

1989 Joseph Brauner, WI 196
1988 Elsie Semrad, NE 93
1987 Angeline Thompson, NE 236
1986 Wilma Benish, IA 400
1985 Thomas Bradley Sr., MI 225