A Proper Funeral For Alberta

Alberta was diagnosed in October, 2015, with Adenocarcinoma in her right lung.  It was wrapped around her vocal cords causing her to lose her voice, all but a whisper.  Anyone knows Alberta knows she loves to talk, so that was a big adjustment for her!

She started her treatment in November, 2015.  At that time she was given 9-12 months if the treatment worked.  Alberta tried regular Chemo first with no success, so treatment was changed to Immunotherapy Opdivo which worked for 9 months until she was diagnosed with pnemonia.  Treatment was changed to Keytruda in October 2016.  This shrunk the tumor temorarily.  Unfortunately she devoloped another tumor behind her cerebellum in January, 2017.  Her health has been declining ever since.  Lisa, Alberta's only child, moved she and her husband in to help with her mother's care. 

In May, 2017, Alberta was placed in Hospice Care and Lisa was faced with the financial burden of making final arrangments for her mother.  They have had little or no time to deal with the sudden financial impact that burying your only living parent could bring.  

With this GoFundMe campaign, we are hoping to ease some of Lisa and Randy's concern and worry as they have enough to deal with at this time.  If you are able, please donate a little to help them with this burden so she can focus on caring for her mother in her final days.  

Thank you!


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  • Joan Halbach 
    • $25 
    • 46 mos
  • Josh Cochrane 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
  • Mike Jacobson 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Faye Anhorn 
    • $30 
    • 47 mos
  • Laura Huffman/McAllister 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Janice DeVries 
Red Wing, MN
Lisa Whipple 
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