St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School Foundation

HISTORY - the Saint Francis School foundation was established in the 1990s to provide an ongoing sustainable financial base to support teacher salaries, schools needs and tuition scholarships. Since its inception the foundation has grown steadily. Thanks to the generosity of many supporters, the foundation is well on its way to achieving its goal of establish a one million dollar trust fund     The foundation’s mission is to provide a firm financial base for the school.

The Saint Francis School Foundation has been a partner and catalyst for school programs and efforts that include:

-          Lead the effort to eliminate the amount remaining on school expansion/improvement project

-           Donor Tree Display recognizing school supporters

-          Lead Donor for annual tuition assistance program

-          Placed Smartboards in each school classroom & staff training

-          Host biannual spring socials for major donors

-          Funds for Sound System

-          Alumni List Update

Please consider the Foundation in your planned and estate giving portfolio.




Chairman – Dr. David Boran

Vice Chairman – Dr. Peter Schmitz

Secretary – Joanne Ruttger

Treasurer – Bill Potvin

Board Member – Robert Birkeland

Board Member – Kathryn Bymark

Board Member – Gert Roggenkamp

Board Member – Chuck Steinbauer




Deb Euteneuer – Principal

Maria Prozinski – Development Director

Father Tony Wroblewski – School Superintendent

The Foundation mission is to provide a firm financial base for the school.  Funds from dinners, silent auctions, donations, and related efforts go toward a fund reserve.  The goal is to reach $1 million in the trust.  Interest earnings support teacher salary increases, school needs, capital needs, and tuition scholarships for students.