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.

Don and Lynette relax at Kathy's House.

Don & Lynette Bye

Green Bay, Wis.

Green Bay resident Don Bye says he won the lottery by getting a rare form of blood cancer that affects …

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Jeff & Mary Dorn

DePere, Wis.

April Fool’s Day was an unfortunate date for Jeff Dorn to be diagnosed with cancer. When he called his brother …

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Liz & Noah Toth

Liz & Noah Toth

Deer Park, Ill.

Kathy’s House has thought of everything so we don’t have to…The support community here is incredible. It’s an extension of a family,

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Matt & Claudia Kleczewski

Matt & Claudia Kleczewski

Naples, Fla. & Medford, Wis.

“I walked in here as a stranger and immediately, I felt like family. I felt the compassion and love. Kathy’s House is a beautiful building. They’ve thought of everything but the people inside are the cherry on top.”

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Cathy & Denis Van Den Heuvel

Cathy & Denis Van Den Heuvel

De Pere, Wis.

“When you walk in here it is just a huge weight off our shoulders because of the convenience and comfort. Everyone embraced us. It’s a lot better than sitting in a hotel room. I can guarantee you that.”

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Teri Lepak

Teri Lepak

Plover, Wis.

“Kathy’s House allows me to relax, take one step at a time and talk to people who are going through similar situations. If someone’s just sitting there, I ask ‘how’s it going’ and open up a conversation. We couldn’t ask for a better place right now.”

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Steve & Lilian Gong

Steve & Lilian Gong

Stockton, Calif.

I would absolutely recommend Kathy’s House to others. It’s a very well maintained facility. There’s people around, but I still feel very secure and comfortable.

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Karin Shirpke

Karin Schirpke

New London, Wis.

“Caregivers are often neglected. [I] wanted people everywhere to know how much support and care [I] received at Kathy’s House.”

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The Justus Family

The Justus Family

Appleton, Wis.

“The main things for me are the proximity to the person receiving the treatment, the cleanliness…and not [having to] worry about a $120/night stay. Being able to donate directly just for staying here is a great thing to do.”

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