Hall of Fame

Milford Wickstrom

Milford Wickstrom
Kansas City, Kansas

President 1952-1958
Inducted 1993

Orville Schwanke

Orville Schwanke
Colby, Kansas

Founding Member
Inducted 1993

Forrest Jensen, Sr.

Forrest Jensen, Sr.
Wichita, Kansas

President 1961
Inducted 1993

George Bacon

George Bacon
El Dorado, Kansas

President 1962-1964
Inducted 1993

Rex Heffley

Rex Heffley
Kansas City, Kansas

President 1965-1966
Inducted 1993

Richard Lindblom

Richard Lindblom
Salina, Kansas

President 1967-1968
Inducted 1993

Thomas Carter

Thomas Carter
Wichita, Kansas

President 1969-1970
Inducted 1993

John L. Crum, Jr.

John L. Crum, Jr.
Wichita, Kansas

President 1971-1972
Inducted 1995

Sylvester Steinmetz

Sylvester Steinmetz
Topeka, Kansas

Exec. Director 1963-1982
Inducted 1995

Ben Johannes

Ben Johannes
Kansas City, Kansas

President 1975-1976
Inducted 1997

Ray Shearmire

Ray Shearmire
Garden City, Kansas

President 1979-1980
Inducted 1997

Bob Dodd

Bob Dodd
Junction City, Kansas

President 1983-1984
Inducted 1999

Dale Frazier

Dale Frazier
Wichita, Kansas

President 1985-1986
Inducted 1999

Marilyn Miller

Marilyn Miller
Kansas City, Kansas

President 1981-1982
Inducted 2002

Jess Gillman

Jess Gillman
Topeka, Kansas

President 1973-1974
Inducted 2002

Lilia Shearmire

Lilia Shearmire
Garden City, Kansas

President 1991-1992
Inducted 2004

Bruce Herreman

Bruce Herreman
Hays, Kansas

President 1999-2000
Inducted 2004

Sandi Butcher

Sandi Butcher
Overland Park, Kansas

Exec. Director 1984-2001
Inducted 2006

Charles Schwanke

Charles Schwanke
Colby, Kansas

President 1987-1988
Inducted 2006

Chuck Hardman

Chuck Hardman
Lawrence, Kansas

Associate Member from Jayhawk Bowling Supply
Inducted 2006

Rex Haney

Rex Haney
Topeka, Kansas

President 1989-1990
BPAA National President 1998-2000
Inducted 2009

Robert Johannes

Robert Johannes
Shawnee, Kansas

President 1995-1996
Inducted 2009

Vern Schwanke

Vern Schwanke
Colby, Kansas

President 2003-2004
Inducted 2011

Chris Shank

Chris Shank
Wichita, Kansas

Associate Member from Willis Insurance
Inducted 2011


Beverly O'Donnell
Mission, Kansas

President 2009-2010
Inducted 2013


Steve Heffley
Kansas City, Kansas

President 1993-1994
Inducted 2015


Mary Thurber
Kansas City, Kansas

Exectutive Director 2002-2015
Inducted 2017