picture of Ken Horner
picture of Linda Bannon
picture of Ned Olson
picture of Doug Rae
picture of Adele Olson
picture of Carl Addy
picture of Duane Lansverk

Four hundred eighty–four men and women have held the title “Vancouver Lion” since the Vancouver Lions Club received its charter from the International Association of Lions Clubs on September 12, 1928. These men and women have given the Vancouver Lions Club a history of service, leadership and fellowship unmatched in our community.

All Members (Chronological)

Member Name Induction Date
D. B. Bell September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Dr. Vernon J. Bird September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
James O. Blair September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Lloyd D. Boettcher September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
M. P. Brislawn September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Chas. T. Brown September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Bert D. Campbell September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
D. Ellwood Caples September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Dr. Ralph E. Carter September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Allen Cover September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Horace Daniels September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Dr. F. W. Davis September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Herbert R. Dietlein September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
H. P. Jelsma September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Earl Kesler September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Joe Knapp September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Lloyd F. Lalonde September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Dale McMullen September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Ira Nelson September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Verne Perry September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Floyd S. Ratchford September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Wesley Shattuck September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
W. F. Sloan September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Robert G. Smith September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Claude C. Snider September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
R. M. Stewart September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
R. B. Stiger September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
James S. Thompson September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Dr. Arthur C. Wagner September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Lou Westerman September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Wm. R. Wilson September 12, 1928 (Charter member)
Robert F. Baetticher July 1, 1929
Dick DuBois July 1, 1929
Joe Gassett July 1, 1929
Harold A. Jones July 1, 1929
C. C. Pelton July 1, 1929
E. S. Lindley September 1, 1929
Rod E. Reid September 1, 1929
Rex Jamison January 1, 1930
Harold Lawson January 1, 1930
Louis Maug January 1, 1930
Ralph Westing January 1, 1930
Andrew Jennings May 1, 1931
Dr. L. L. Nunn May 1, 1931
Ed Rathbun May 1, 1931
F. H. Flint January 1, 1932
Carl Gustafson February 1, 1932
Dr. Lee Witter March 1, 1932
Albert E. Beardsley April 1, 1933
Fred W. Butcher April 1, 1933
Clyde B. Hadley April 1, 1933
Millard Johnson April 1, 1933
N. R. McMullen April 1, 1933
Phil E. Meeker April 1, 1933
J. L. Rasmussen April 1, 1933
C. D. Allen January 1, 1934
C. E. Benner January 1, 1934
Irwin L. Betzel January 1, 1934
C. L. Major January 1, 1934
Bud Goodwin March 1, 1935
Cedric Miller March 1, 1935
Earl Castle May 1, 1935
Dr. R. G. Gale May 1, 1935
Harold Krause May 1, 1935
Keith Leight May 1, 1935
Leland F. Morrow May 1, 1935
Gerald Smith May 1, 1935
Roy Dexter October 1, 1935
Clinton Griffin November 1, 1935
Roy Adams December 1, 1935
L. E. Winter December 1, 1935
Day Hilborn June 1, 1936
T. L. Lineham July 1, 1936
Ralph M. Snider July 1, 1936
Joe Miller September 1, 1936
Elza Smith June 1, 1937
H. D. (Dorn) Brown November 1, 1937
Capt. Al Hopkins January 1, 1938
I. C. Munger Jr. May 1, 1938
Jas. D. Miller November 1, 1938
Morris Swan May 1, 1939
Walter Givens June 1, 1939
Ray Forrest February 1, 1940
Roy Howard March 1, 1940
Richard C. Hauser October 1, 1940
L. W. (Larry) Kendall October 1, 1940
Allen Perkins October 1, 1940
E. C. Clow April 1, 1942
Carl V. Cone April 1, 1942
S. Hasting April 1, 1942
Albert L. Miller April 1, 1942
Hugh Hew Milhollin May 1, 1942
Bert Campbell August 1, 1943
Dr. Carl B. Cone August 1, 1943
H. R. Dietlein August 1, 1943
F. Hasting August 1, 1943
D. Andrew Jennings August 1, 1943
Albert Miller August 1, 1943
H. Hew Millhollin August 1, 1943
H. A. OBryant August 1, 1943
Allan Perking August 1, 1943
Charles E. Major October 1, 1943
E. K. Olasfson February 1, 1944
Vernon A. Smith, PDG March 1, 1944
Carlos T. Brown November 1, 1944
D. M. Gilpin November 1, 1944
Alois E. Charlesworthy August 1, 1945
Dale Whitnack August 1, 1945
Harold V. Henry February 1, 1946
William R. LaRue March 1, 1946
Charles Fletcher May 1, 1946
Clarence Lenhardt May 1, 1946
Ben Rogoway December 1, 1946
Chas J. Willis December 1, 1946
Max Snyder January 1, 1947
Edward J. Ritty March 1, 1947
James H. Barrington May 1, 1947
Richard C. Gayser July 1, 1947
Clark Moody July 1, 1947
L. R. Debast August 1, 1947
B. L. Nilson September 1, 1947
R. F. Bertheau January 1, 1948
Sherm Smith January 1, 1948
Paul Stohr January 1, 1948
Wilfred Wills January 1, 1948
M. V. Mowan February 1, 1948
Lyle Bettesworth May 1, 1948
Paul Bliss May 1, 1948
Marvin Darr May 1, 1948
Emil Fries May 1, 1948
W. E. Longford June 1, 1948
Kermit Holm April 1, 1949
C. J. Justin April 1, 1949
W. F. Purvis April 1, 1949
Robert M. Sherman July 1, 1949
Cliff Foster October 1, 1949
Oliver B. Jackson November 1, 1949
John Morse December 1, 1949
Charles Steding December 1, 1949
Max Kessler January 1, 1950
William Lothspeich, PZC January 1, 1950
Larry Roberts January 1, 1950
Howard Seney January 1, 1950
Daniel O. Bachman May 1, 1950
Verlan Pinson May 1, 1950
George Watters July 1, 1950
Vincent T. Mobley August 1, 1950
Merle J. Burgess September 1, 1950
Jerry Hughs September 1, 1950
Dr. M. R. Mongrain September 1, 1950
F. F. Bob Moen October 1, 1950
Roy A. Anderson January 1, 1951
Milton Arnstein January 1, 1951
John L. Hagenson January 1, 1951
Loyal J. Jones January 1, 1951
Ray Olson January 1, 1951
William C. Peterson January 1, 1951
Frank Wall January 1, 1951
Leslie L. Runner March 1, 1951
Clayton B. Nelson June 1, 1951
William L. Tait June 1, 1951
Larry Jones July 1, 1951
Earl H. Cornelius August 1, 1951
E. N. Walker August 1, 1951
Irving Miller September 1, 1951
Charles Rutkowski October 1, 1951
Alfred W. Burton January 1, 1952
Robert M. Friedman January 1, 1952
Robert Guffnette January 1, 1952
Harry L. Hoars January 1, 1952
Earl Hornstein January 1, 1952
Robert E. Levy January 1, 1952
Charles C. Stecher January 1, 1952
Herman Westoff January 1, 1952
William Skinner March 1, 1952
Geo. W. Conner July 1, 1952
Sidney Phillips July 1, 1952
Ernest Arthur Underwood July 1, 1952
John Criqui October 1, 1952
Robert Chickering November 1, 1952
Carl F. Johnson November 1, 1952
Lyle Truax November 1, 1952
Richard Burgess January 1, 1953
Robert A. Dudley January 1, 1953
Clark Mears January 1, 1953
Jack Thies January 1, 1953
Merle Vennoy February 1, 1953
Bill Grogan March 1, 1953
Paul Milan April 1, 1953
Bert Bagley May 1, 1953
Allan L. Beattie May 1, 1953
Gale L. Bettesworth September 1, 1953
Morrie Waterland September 1, 1953
Paul Kayne November 1, 1953
Lauren E. Waller November 1, 1953
Kenneth Barker January 1, 1954
Morrie Fendrich January 1, 1954
Edward C. Wheeler January 1, 1954
David Bischoff May 1, 1954
Joe E. Eloheimo May 1, 1954
Harry Morse June 1, 1954
Dr. Nyberg July 1, 1954
Ivan Steinke July 1, 1954
Fred H. Lehman August 1, 1954
William Demme October 1, 1954
C. W. Hecox October 1, 1954
Jack Luitjen February 1, 1955
Lyle Tinker February 1, 1955
Bernie Mershon March 1, 1955
William J. Purvis March 1, 1955
Harvey J. Christensen April 1, 1955
Bob Rich June 1, 1955
Dr. Al Rich June 1, 1955
Robert L. Hirtzel July 1, 1955
Lloyd M. Wilson July 1, 1955
Sam Arnstain August 1, 1955
Harold Westberg August 1, 1955
Jack Grace October 1, 1955
Clifford Jensen October 1, 1955
Al Piccinni October 1, 1955
Orville Underwood October 1, 1955
Mendell Feinberg November 1, 1955
Harold Higgins January 1, 1956
Orville (Bud) Kafer January 1, 1956
Bob Putman January 1, 1956
Rolland D. Struve February 1, 1956
Ken Pinard July 1, 1956
Bob Sommer July 1, 1956
Theo G. Stevens September 1, 1956
Melton T. Widing December 1, 1956
Duwayne A. Quick January 1, 1957
Willard Wilson January 1, 1957
Howard Poe March 1, 1957
James Brown September 1, 1957
Don J. Dreck October 1, 1957
Arnold Saltuick October 1, 1957
Martin Eling November 1, 1957
Wil Overholser January 1, 1958
George A. Boston March 1, 1958
John Eagon September 1, 1958
John Thornhill September 1, 1958
Dana Clark October 1, 1958
Gustavo A. Bernard March 1, 1959
Charles Kenneth April 1, 1959
Harry E. Rogers April 1, 1959
Walter Spencer April 1, 1959
William F. Lacey October 1, 1959
Duane Lansverk October 1, 1959
Milton McDermott October 1, 1959
Paul A. Parker October 1, 1959
James A. Eccles July 1, 1960
Verne W. Smith July 1, 1960
Larry Zimmerman July 1, 1960
Bob Eakin November 1, 1960
Burl W. Green December 1, 1960
Robert Mealey December 1, 1960
Lawton Hull February 1, 1961
Harold M. Fisher March 1, 1961
Bill Riback March 1, 1961
Paul Starkovich March 1, 1961
Charles F. Devinney April 1, 1961
Herbert Leonning April 1, 1961
Larry Lawrence July 1, 1961
Ted Zidell August 1, 1961
R. T. Ableidinger October 1, 1961
Donald Behrends October 1, 1961
Ned A. Olson October 1, 1961
James Sorensen October 1, 1961
F. Douglas Rae, PZC November 1, 1961
Merlin Smith November 1, 1961
William H. Williamson February 1, 1962
Dale D. Beacock March 1, 1962
Alfred J. Fox March 1, 1962
Lawrence R. Sork May 1, 1962
Robert L. Wolf July 1, 1962
Joseph M. Deen September 1, 1962
Gerald D. Moffat October 1, 1962
Ray Marnell February 1, 1963
Dr. U. J. Puarien September 1, 1963
Archie C. (Bud) Pasmore, PID October 1, 1963
Howard F. Robertson October 1, 1963
David L. Baugh November 1, 1963
Paul Nagel January 1, 1964
Robert Plumb January 1, 1964
Richard D. Cook January 1, 1965
Murray Lee Dow May 1, 1965
Deane C. Robinson June 1, 1965
Edward Clapperton October 1, 1965
Edward P. Reed October 1, 1965
Charles Sonnenberg October 1, 1965
Danny Goldwin November 1, 1965
Willard Kent November 1, 1965
Kenneth Chaney January 1, 1966
Stephen Burnett March 1, 1966
Bud Kennedy July 1, 1966
J. A. Reed October 1, 1966
Jim Raines January 1, 1967
Richard O. Nichols February 1, 1967
Larry Cobb October 1, 1967
Duane Sherwood October 1, 1967
Merv Wolf October 1, 1967
John Bukovi November 1, 1967
Charles Vogt December 1, 1967
Gene Blodgett January 1, 1968
Dek Reames January 1, 1968
Chuck Treadway January 1, 1968
Fred Ashbacker March 1, 1968
Bill Edwards March 1, 1968
Jim Harvey March 1, 1968
Terry Robertson March 1, 1968
Tom Spurlock March 1, 1968
Carl Olsen April 1, 1968
Bill Rhae June 1, 1968
Dan Pahlike October 1, 1968
Don Vieth December 1, 1968
Gerry Roberts April 1, 1969
Vern Bladow September 1, 1969
John Ottosen September 1, 1969
Wayne Backus February 1, 1970
John Larson February 1, 1970
Earl Harsh February 1, 1971
Bill Baker May 1, 1971
Jack Hillend October 1, 1971
John M. Davis November 1, 1971
Paul Parker November 1, 1971
Dick Grace December 1, 1971
James L. Sork January 1, 1972
James Spencer Williams August 1, 1972
Donald G. Curtis January 1, 1973
Joseph J. Monek January 1, 1973
John W. Haag February 1, 1973
Kenneth E. Herman February 1, 1973
Victor R. Phillips February 1, 1973
Richard C. Reaksecker February 1, 1973
William Lacy February 1, 1974
Ronald Marks February 1, 1974
Larry Nutt February 1, 1974
Donald E. Sheridan June 1, 1974
Charles Scharff December 1, 1974
James Brown Jr. October 1, 1975
James Brown Sr. October 1, 1975
Robert Gregg McFadden October 1, 1975
Rodney McGee October 1, 1975
James Ottosen October 1, 1975
Rick Hanson December 1, 1975
Dean Landers December 1, 1975
Arthur R. Heinrich January 1, 1976
Paul A. Pasmore January 1, 1976
Norman Reese January 1, 1976
Richard G. Edwards February 1, 1976
Lawrence H. Marshall February 1, 1976
Doug Spencer March 1, 1976
Dwight E. Connor May 1, 1976
Pat D. Mc Manigal May 1, 1976
Robert R. Reis May 1, 1976
Lynn E. Schroeder May 1, 1976
Timothy H. Stolle June 1, 1976
Charlie R. Treadway July 1, 1976
Clifford C. McCollum August 1, 1976
Gerald L. Porgon August 1, 1976
Luerett M. Walker August 1, 1976
Robert Michael Melloy September 1, 1976
Robert A. Kadow December 1, 1976
Charles E. Williams December 1, 1976
Ronald Deibert February 1, 1977
James Cox September 1, 1977
Gordy Dekraai September 1, 1977
Dale Conner October 1, 1977
Floyd Connor October 1, 1977
Donald E. Pasmore October 1, 1977
Robert D. Auvil October 1, 1978
Howard L. Buller October 1, 1978
Herbert C. Cochrane October 1, 1978
Paul Combs October 1, 1978
Frederick B. Reed October 1, 1978
James Tangeman October 1, 1978
Richard W. Pasmore March 1, 1979
T. E. (Ed) Hewitt, PDG August 1, 1979
Ralph Rhoades October 1, 1979
Mel Smith October 1, 1979
Carl Tindle October 1, 1979
Roy N. Boyd October 1, 1980
Tom Mettert October 1, 1980
Lynn Schroder October 1, 1980
David Smith October 1, 1980
William T. Waleske October 1, 1980
Tony Pridemore November 1, 1980
Edgar Mitchell June 1, 1981
Richard A. Cappotto August 1, 1981
Charles Buckley October 1, 1981
John Buskirk October 1, 1981
Mark Edwards October 1, 1981
Richard Hirschfield October 1, 1981
Terry Hurd October 1, 1981
Don Neumiller October 1, 1981
Robert Rez October 1, 1981
Nick Ruark October 1, 1981
Bill Smith October 1, 1981
Dave Smith October 1, 1981
Frederick Tharp October 1, 1981
Douglas K. Van-Ness April 1, 1982
John Gorham May 1, 1982
Steve Williams May 1, 1982
Eugene F. Johnstone July 1, 1982
William J. Eling May 1, 1983
Michael Brock November 1, 1983
Jackie Brown January 1, 1984
Robert Kom April 1, 1984
Donald G. Bleth June 1, 1984
Dan Tolva August 1, 1984
Lance Benson October 1, 1984
Eugene McClellan October 1, 1985
Dennis Green December 1, 1985
Roy Brannan February 1, 1986
Scott McLaren May 1, 1986
Ralph W. Meyers, Jr. January 1, 1987
Dr. Dean Stenehjem January 1, 1987
Edward H. Murray March 1, 1987
Charlie R. Treadway April 1, 1987
Dale Connors May 1, 1987
Dennis Gish July 1, 1987
Max E. Winn September 1, 1987
Kenneth D. Horner January 1, 1988
Jimmy Duke February 1, 1988
Bruce McClanahan March 1, 1988
Dr. James L. Sork March 1, 1988
Lawrence Huff December 1, 1988
Mark E. Roadman November 1, 1989
Curtis K. Stutton December 1, 1989
John G. Laverdure January 1, 1990
John D. (JD) Nellor, PDG January 1, 1990
H. Rob Fieldings March 1, 1990
Dennis Staehely March 1, 1990
J. Donald Unruh March 1, 1990
Linda J. Bannon May 1, 1990
Ken Loveall May 1, 1990
Celia Laverdure October 1, 1990
Thomas A. Davis June 1, 1992
Robert W. Peck December 1, 1992
William E. Craig February 1, 1993
Glenn R. Barker April 1, 1993
John Bruington June 1, 1994
Mary Peck December 1, 1994
Roger Crandall February 1, 1996
William Schell March 1, 1996
Diane Relaford June 1, 1996
Wilda Fries November 1, 1996
Bill Gustafson November 1, 1996
William Benjamin September 1, 1997
Brian K. Rerick April 1, 1998
John Thomas September 1, 1998
Michael Palshis October 1, 1998
Douglas Spencer April 1, 1999
Lawrence Pratt June 1, 1999
Ernest J. VandeZande June 1, 1999
Lisa A. Rasmussen November 1, 1999
Timothy Luke March 1, 2000
Jack Crosley April 1, 2000
Carl Addy November 1, 2000
Michael R. Wills February 1, 2002
Raj N. Patel September 1, 2002
Volker Luft May 1, 2003
Shaun Robertson May 1, 2003
John Donnelly June 1, 2006
Damon Schleichert January 1, 2007
Susan Pasmore July 7, 2007
Janet Minton September 1, 2007
Rachael Minton October 1, 2008
Wade Enos June 9, 2009
Louis Verkoelen, PZC October 9, 2009
Doug Kavanagh November 1, 2010
Gary Scott November 1, 2010
Cody Wilson November 1, 2010
Jim Eccles May 1, 2011
Doug Eddington May 1, 2011
Margaret (Peggy) Bowe, PZC December 16, 2011
Jennifer Patterson December 16, 2011
Ana Pratt September 1, 2012
Mitch Tieaskie September 1, 2012
Judy Verkoelen September 1, 2012
Adele Olson February 1, 2013
Anthony Zoeller December 1, 2013
Stephanie Zoeller December 1, 2013
Peggy Lansverk May 15, 2014
Deanna Pauli-Hammond May 15, 2014
Stacey E. Gibbins September 25, 2014
Kevin Alvord June 18, 2015
Susan A. Nellor April 30, 2016 (Centennial member)
John O'Mara November 10, 2016 (Centennial member)
Loretta Babbitt January 19, 2017 (Centennial member)
Suzan Sharp March 2, 2017 (Centennial member)
Mertie Duncan November 16, 2017 (Centennial member)