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.

The Sims Family

Madison, Wis.

Demetrius Sims and his parents, Cynthia (not picture) and Willie, 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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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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