Zane Kieffer was a graduate of Arcadia High School before volunteering for the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a crew chief, first engineer and top turret gunner of the B-17 Donna Mae, stationed at Bury St. Edmunds Airfield in England. Zane was killed flying a B-17 bombing raid on Berlin in May of 1944 during World War II. Zane was awarded a Purple Heart posthumously in August of 1944.
This fund was established by Zane’s niece Joyce Rossman Quillen, and nephews Jan, Douglas, David and Mark Rossman. This fund of the Arlington School Foundation will enhance the classroom experience and improve the effectiveness of the curriculum for students of the Arlington School District through grants to teachers.