St. Anthony Foundation received a $100,000 gift from Gilbert Renze's estate to be used towards the renovation of the Emergency Department at St. Anthony Regional Hospital. Mr. Renze managed the Gus Schroeder Elevator Co. for 26 years. He was then a loan officer at Production Credit in Ida Grove until retiring in 1988. Additionally, he was mayor of Wall Lake for 14 years and had great appreciation for St. Anthony Regional Hospital.
"We are extremely pleased to have received this gift from Gilbert's Estate," said Gary Riedmann, President of St. Anthony Regional Hospital and Nursing Home. "His gift will help ensure that patients receive excellent care a private, professional environment."
Pictured from left to right: Joe Heidenreich, Renze estate attorney; Trish Roberts, St. Anthony Development Director; Gary Riedmann, St. Anthony President; Michael Nelson, Senior Vice President of Iowa Savings Bank and Executor of the Renze estate; Adeline Reicks and Cyril Renze, sister and brother of Gilbert Renze.