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Collinsville Historical Museum

Major Benefactors

Anna Endrejatis

1916-2010

 

Anna G. Endrejatis was a very active volunteer of the community.  She was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church and a volunteer from the the American Cancer Society, meals on wheels, Senior Citizen Shuttle Bus, and assisted senior citizens with income taxes.

 

Along with her sister Lydia, she was a recipient of the Collinsville Citizen of the Year award for a lifetime of volunteering.

 

In her giving away, Ann donated her remains to Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

 

She was a faithful member and supporter of the Friends of the Collinsville History Museum for many years and generously bequeathed a wonderful endowment to the museum from her estate.

 

Lydia Endrejatis

1920-2011

 

Lydia Endrejatis was a very active volunteer of the community.  She was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church and a volunteer from the the American Cancer Society, meals on wheels, Senior Citizen Shuttle Bus, and supported the Collinsville Food Pantry.  She retired from a career at the BNSF Railroad.

 

Along with her sister Anna, she was a recipient of the Collinsville Citizen of the Year award for a lifetime of volunteering.

 

According to her wishes, Lydia donated her remains to Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

 

She was a faithful member and supporter of the Friends of the Collinsville History Museum for many years and generously bequeathed a wonderful endowment tot he museum from her estate.

 

For this, the museum is eternally grateful.

 

Helen Jane Bouril

1920-2011

 

Helen Jane Bouril was a long time member of the Friends of the Collinsville Historical Museum, as well as a devoted supporter of the Collinsville History Museum for many, many years.

 

Upon her death, a large endowment was presented tot he museum from her estate.

 

The proceeds of this endowment fund will ensure the success of the museum and the enjoyment of its patrons for years to come.

 

What a wonderful gift to the community.

 

Marceline Booth

1921-2015

 

Marceline Booth was a long-time, faithful member of the Friends of the Collinsville History Museum, always attending meetings and volunteering many hours working in the museum.   She also donated many of her personal artifacts to add to the museum's collection.

 

She was also very active in her church and community sharing her musical talents.

 

Upon her death, a large endowment was bequeathed to the museum ensuring that the future of the museum will continue for many years into the future.

 

What a wonderful legacy to the Community!

 

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Collinsville Historical Museum

406 West Main Street

Collinsville, IL 62234