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.

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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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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