Erv and Janet Klaas
Endowment Fund

Married for 47 years, Erv and Janet Klaas raised a wonderful family and made a great team with a spirited passion for community service, the environment, education and community service. It’s hard to find anyone in Central Iowa that hasn’t benefited first hand from Erv’s devotion, dedication and action towards conservation and ecological ethos. Family, friends and the community fondly remember Janet for her sharp intellect, heartfelt kindness and unwavering support for progressive causes.

By investing in this endowment, you can be a part of ensuring a legacy of providing operational support for the position of an executive director directing programs and conservation practices that improve water and soil health, wildlife habitat, and the conservation, preservation, and economic vitality along the Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway. This Fund is Endowment Iowa Qualified and may qualify you for a 25% Endow Iowa Tax Credit.

To learn how you can make a lasting difference with your gift to this endowment, please contact the Story County Community Foundation.