Getting a gift for Judy Putz could be a challenge. What’s the perfect thing for a hard worker who is generous with her time and likes to keep busy, a woman of faith for whom church is an important part of life? Her granddaughter, Jenna Putz, knew just the thing.Read More
Born into the German baking dynasty that founded Winona’s Mahlke Baking Co. in 1895, Dean Mahlke
was legally blind from a young age. Vision problems dogged him at school and everywhere.
“I shouldn’t even be here. I should have been hit by a truck,” he said.
But it would be a bus, not a truck, that played a large role in his life.Read More
Erna is a 105-year-old woman passionate about giving to multiple organizations. First and fourth grade sisters, Brooklyn and Matthea, both give when and where they can. Lindsey is a compassionate college student who knows the true meaning of giving. Becky and Randy’s children and grandchildren truly have an example to live by.