Roberts funeral expenses

On Tuesday July 18th 2017 my children's father was called home to our heavenly father. Robert was not only a father but was also  a son, a brother, an uncle and a really great friend. Robert had been suffering from Type 1 diabetes since he was 25 years old. Eventually the diabetes caused diabetic gastroparesis. That causes your stomach to not work pretty soon paralyzing all of his insides that has anything to do with digestion. Making it almost impossible to eat. Robert had tried feeding tubes but without success these didn't help either. Robert was pretty much on a liquid diet at which times he couldn't even do without getting sick. Then 3 years ago he had a fall in which he suffered a traumatic brain injury. He was in a coma for 3 days and when he came out of that he was unable to speak correctly. Robert eventually recovered from this but was never the same. Part of his brain was completely gone. However Robert continued to fight through his illnesses to try and be the best father he could be for his children. His children were his world his everything. He now leaves behind his 3 children and countless family members. We are at peace knowing he is no longer suffering and being tortured by this devastating illness. However funeral costs are adding major stress. After all is said and done we are looking at $7000 dollars, and we have done the bare minimum on everything. We are having to pay to have his body transported back to Caldwell as he was living in Burley. Then all the other funeral costs on top of that. At this time anything would help. We want to be able to lay him to rest and give him a respectable service and a place for his kids to visit. Thank you for taking the time to read this and again anything will help. God bless

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  • Chelsi Kratochwill 
    • $40 
    • 32 mos
  • Jamie Michaelis 
    • $40 
    • 32 mos
  • Tara & Lori Smithfield 
    • $20 
    • 32 mos
  • Lisa Wilcox 
    • $50 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 32 mos
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Organizer

April Egan 
Organizer
Nampa, ID
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