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Guest Stories

Every guest at Kathy’s House confronts a unique diagnosis. Their stories are often extraordinary. We are honored to be a part of their journey and to share some of their stories.

Gerald & Kristi Evansen

Appleton, Wis.

“Apprehensive” is the word that Appleton’s Kristi Evansen used to describe her feelings about traveling to Milwaukee for medical care. …

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Dawn Petrie

Appleton, Wis.

After six weeks of vertigo, dizziness, migraines, and vomiting following inner ear surgery, Dawn Petrie was convinced she was going …

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A man and woman stand between a Christmas tree, US flag, and piano.

Grace Michaud & David Hiltunen

Florence, Wis.

Legacies and lemonade are unexpected and intertwined themes in a conversation with Grace Michaud and David Hiltunen. The Florence, Wis. …

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The Sims Family

Madison, Wis.

Demetrius Sims and his parents, Willie and Cynthia (not pictured), have been staying at Kathy’s House longer than most families. …

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Guests Karla and Mark seated in patio chairs at an outdoor lounge at Kathy's House

Karla & Mark Peyreau

The Woodlands, Texas

Words matter. It only takes a few minutes of conversation with Karla Peyreau to hear that message. Earning a degree …

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A woman and man sit in orange chairs.

Carol & Tom Titzkowski

Combined Locks, Wis.

Tom Titzkowski has coined a new term for our community of care: “a cascading encouragement process. People who have been …

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Penny & Larry pose in front of the donor wall.

Penny Morgan & Larry Campbell

Menominee, Michigan

Before arriving at Kathy’s House, Penny Morgan wondered whether she and her husband could adjust to community living. “It’s been …

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Ray and Linda Ward

Ray & Linda Ward

Tavares, Fla.

Six degrees of separation brought us to Milwaukee,” says Linda Ward, who is caring for her husband Ray during his …

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Kayla and Nancy seated in our Welcome Lounge

Kayla Fraley & Nancy May

Crandon, Wis.

Kayla Fraley is already contemplating the day one year from now that she may, with mutual agreement, learn the name …

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Preston & Sandi Jones

Two Rivers, Wis.

In her own words [Sandi took the time to write down her thoughts and email them to our staff. Her …

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