Bill Goodwin served as a Trustee to JACF from 1996 to 2002. Bill passed away on January 27, 2018 at the age of 81. William A. Goodwin was born and raised in Des Moines, of pioneer stock. He graduated from Roosevelt High School, received an industrial engineering degree from Iowa State University and a master’s […]
Homer Clark Evans, 89, of Prairie Village, KS, died June 9, 2017 after a short illness. He was born December 5, 1927 in Pittsburg, KS to Faye and Homer F. Evans and lived in the Kansas City area his whole life. He attended Ashland Grade School and Southeast High School. At Kansas University, he was […]
John Tucker Lamkin Sr., died Mother’s Day a few weeks before his 95th birthday. Jack, as he was more familiarly known, was born June 11, 1922 in Cape and was a lifelong resident. About 1932 Jack began spending summers at Cheley Colorado Camps. From the time he arrived in Colorado, the mountains were in him and he […]
Our Campership Program Director, Karen Smith loves this time of year, it makes her feel as though summer is just around the corner because…she is busy booking flights for our 2017 campers!
Katherine has been involved with JACF since 1992 and has worked tirelessly to help 29 children attend camp for an amazing 1,638 days! The youth she sponsored went to various camps for multiple summers, some becoming Counselors in Leadership Training (CILT), junior counselors and eventually counselors. Katie grew up in St. Louis, MO and attended […]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Andy Pfeiffenberger, former JACF trustee and Cheley Colorado Camps camper. Andrew Rodgers Pfeiffenberger died peacefully on September 27, 2016 in Denver, Colorado at the age of 88. Andy is survived by his wife of 65 years, Bernadetta, his daughter, Dianne P Saul (Ted), of […]
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Charles Godwin, former JACF trustee (1984-2004), Cheley Camps staff member (1960s and 1970s). Dr. Charles “Chuck” Marion Godwin, Professor “Emeritus” University of Nebraska (Lincoln), died on May 9, 2016 at Southlake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center of Lincoln, NE. He was born in […]