The Presbytery of Des Moines' Older Adult Ministries Task Force honored the following nominees for the 2016 Faithful Through the Years award at the 506th Stated Meeting on November 15, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Perry, IA.
First Picture/Top row: Rev. Bob and Jeanne Burnett (Des Moines, Park Avenue); Douglas Carl (Ottumwa, Westminster); Bob Lester (Indianola, Trinity United); and Robert and Marilyn Finney (Clive, Heartland).
Bottom row: Dorothy and Clifford Leib (Guthrie Center, First); Claren and Ruth Rawson (Hartford, Community United); and Don and Mary Lou Friar (Grimes, First).
Second picture/Top row: DeVonne Hatch (Oskaloosa, First); Shirley Havens (Des Moines, Fort Des Moines); Doris King (Dexter, First); and Joanne Locke (Des Moines, Central).
Middle row: Polly Munck (Johnston, St. Paul); Ann Sackett (Perry, First); Bonnie Rowell (Ottumwa, East End); and Rheta Sponsler (LeRoy, First).
Bottom row: Ruby Stephens (Creston, Platte Center); Arlene Swendsen (Dallas Center, First); Constance Banks (Winterset, First United); and Caroline Anker (Earlham, First).