please help me bury my dad :(

This is one of the toughest moments of my life.

My dad passed away yesterday.

Everything I am today can be traced back to something he taught me, or tried to teach me that I ignored and of course it came to light that he was right all along.

My dad's health deteriorated over the past few years with cancer, heart attacks, strokes, and other ailments, but he always kept fighting and always kept holding out hope that he would get better and he would get his strength back.  They removed his bladder about 8-9 months ago and the doctors thought they had removed the cancer, but it was too little too late.

Unfortunately his heart became very weak over the past few months, could no longer continue to keep him alive and he became short of breath and passed away with the love of the life by his side in an ambulance on the way to the hospital on January 10th, 2018.

If you could help my family out in any small way it would be greatly appreciated.  My dad was so darn stubborn and he never really made any plans for final expense or anything like that, so I am making this post to ask for your help even if it's just a few dollars to help us bury my dad.

The funds that you would be donating to this campaign would be to help us buy a casket, plot, and other expenses related to his memorial service and burial.  We plan to celebrate his life, his memories, and all the goodness that he brought into the world.  

Thank you for reading, and thank you for anything you can contribute to helping my dad rest in peace.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Steve Halverson 
Fallbrook, CA
April Peterson 

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