Manteno Historical Society



Museum and Society Offices:
192 West Third Street
Manteno, Illinois 60950



Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 192 W. Third Street, Manteno.

28th Annual Heritage Banquet

On April 17th of 2016, the 28th Manteno Historical Society Annual Heritage Banquet was held at the Manteno Golf Course. Each year the Society honors the Manteno Citizens of the Year and 100-Year-Old historic structures at this event. Since 2012, the Lucielle Thies Personal Achievement Award has been added to acknowledge Manteno/Rockville residents who have made great achievements beyond their hometown upbringing.

Citizen of the Year

The 1988 Heritage Banquet was the first held with the award of Manteno's Citizen of the Year continuing every year since.

1989 - Stella Guimond Crawford*
1990 - Arvada Ruder* and Merle Bloom*
1991 - Gerald Jarvis
1992 - William Mansfield*
1993 - Juanita Ivy* and Leo Hassett*
1994 - Madelyn Bourelle Merwin*
1995 - Wendell Marr*
1996 - Richard and Wauneta Balgeman
1997 - Robert Fairchild*
1998 - Donald Wulff
1999 - Eugene Ivy*
2000 - Mary Ella Farrell
2001 - Russell Thompson* and Calvin Meyer*
2002 - Robert Reed
2003 - Gordon St. John and Francis Smith
2004 - Gale Dodge
2005 - Henry "Irish" O'Reilly
2006 - Augusta Mansfield
2007 - Lois Meyer
2008 - Jeff Jarvis
2009 - Merwyn Laney
2010 - Richard Van Pelt
2011 - Jerry Dole and Richard Kozuch
2012 - Adam & Tricia Dotson and Rondy & Annette Lamore
2013 - Eloise and Ken Bertrand
2014 - Leah Freeman-Krause and Dave Schreiner
2015 - Louise Wanner, Paula Hampton & Patrick Mallaney
2016 - Dave and Debbie Fortin

* Deceased

 


               

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