Celebration of Ordination Anniversaries

Celebration of Ordination Anniversaries

May 27, 2022

At clergy session every year Ordination anniversaries are recognized. We applaud and thank the following clergy for their service to local churches, the conference and the world. Please join in thanking these individuals for their service to the Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Ordination anniversaries are as of when the individual obtained their final ordination status.

1947 – 75 years

Lyle William Lieder

1952—70 years
Robert P. Robinson

1957—65 years
Lloyd Edward Brockmeyer
Ronald Dean Petrak

1962 – 60 years 
Ellis E. Andrews
Jerry D. Brown
Marvin Emil Ceynar
Leland Carson Schwarz
Vernon Martin Sorenson
Ronald M. Unser
D. Ward Young

1967 – 55 years
Ronald E. Beanblossom
James Sheldon Dale
Roger Quentin Harmon
Daniel J. Herndon
Daryl W. Pals
Richard M. Paulus
Fred Perry Pierce
Steven Henry Pohlman

1972 – 50 years
Donald Lee Hodson
Alvern J. Kinrade
Richard Price Layman
James R. Pemble

1977 – 45 years
Gene Crossett, Jr.
Deborah L. Kiesey
Dannel F. Lemons
Catherine A. Luck
Thomas Eugene Mattson
Arthur L. McClanahan
Kathryn M. Spracklin
Dennis Gordon Tevis
Melecio Alipio Valdez
David Harold Wagner, Sr.
Harold E. Werley

1982 – 40 years
Donald William Burket
Philip Leslie Clinton
Charles J. Downing
Mark David Heath
Charles Bruce Kellogg
Gary Allen Marzolf
Edward Robert Peterson
Julia Elizabeth Fox Poulsen
Jerry Eugene Robertson

1987 – 35 years
Jerry Lee Avise-Rouse
Michael Bahde
John Matthew Caldwell
(Glynn) Betty Kay Carlson
Thomas Lee Carver
Gregory S. Clapper
Karen Groe Dearchs
Ingrace Thoms Dietterich
Karen Nichols Dungan
James A. Kledis
Dean Owen McPherson
Ruth A. Russell Melick
Roxanne L. Miller
Michael Lowell Morgan
W. Donovan Morrison
Donald E. Preston
Todd Richard Schlitter
John Forney Tunnicliff
Paul J. Wehner

1992 – 30 Years
Judy Anne Deweber
Michael Philip Druhl
Chrisa L. Ferguson
Clark LeClaire Finehout
Penny Kay Wilson Hansel
Ted J. Lyddon Hatten
Roger B. Henry
Gary William Hoyt
Lexie A. Kirkpatrick
Scott Eugene Lothe
Michael Leo Orthel
Paul M. Smith
Mary Helen Shultz
Carol A. Swanson Poston
Jo Anne Frahm Watkins
David Arthur Weesner
Roger Allen White

1997 – 25 Years
Sharon L. Betsworth      
Linda Marie Butler          
Diane Wasson Eberhart
Judith A. Eilders
Mary Alice Gran
Lorraine Joyce Hartman
Marilyn C. Henrichs
Lorinda H.M. Hoover
Scott Jeffery Meador
Sue J. Mutchler
Julie De Shaw Nosek
Janet Lynn Rieckhoff
Jill Lynnette Sanders
Ruth Ann Scott