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We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to the YMCA of Greater Houston. Here are their stories.

Tellepsen Family

The story of the Tellepsen Family and the Houston YMCA has been going on for over 100 years beginning in 1910 when the family's patriarch, Tom Tellepsen, took architectural drafting classes at the Downtown YMCA Night School. "Mr. Tom" and his son, Howard Tellepsen, both went on to become Life Members of the YMCA of Greater Houston Association Board. In all, five generations of the Tellepsen family have participated in and served with the Houston YMCA.

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