Donor Leaves $10.9 Million to Masonic Children’s Home

She passed away at age 101 on Oct. 17, 2012, leaving a $10.9 million bequest to the place that took her in when she was just a girl. In 1914, at age 3, Dr. Dorothea Ilgen Shaffer moved to the Masonic Children’s Home and lived there with her brother until she graduated from high school. Her [...]