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Fallen Hero Todd Mcgurn Memorial

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On Nov. 25th, that knock on the door every soldier's mother prays isn't her door, appeared at Todd's (Bubba) mother Lori's home. Two soldiers stood at the door and informed Lori her son had been killed in Baghdad. Her screams could be heard for miles. Bubba was a month shy of his 21st birthday. Bubba was the youngest child of 3 and only son. His older sisters, Tawnie and Tierney adored their baby brother and are so lost. Lori was a single mother raising her children and the four developed a very close and unique bond. These 3 ladies, along with Bubba's true love Silver, are so crushed by the loss of their son , baby brother and soulmate they are barely functioning. The Army is flying them to Delaware to accompany Bubba's body back to California... His final resting place. They will be unable financially to support their families for the next few weeks as they grieve for Bubba. The added expenses of Our hero's untimely death is something these guys should NOT have to worry about at this time. Bubba took an oath to protect us and this country.... and lost his live doing so.... let us now help to take care of his family! Thank you Bubba for giving your life for my freedom.... you will forever be loved and your addicting smile will forever be remembered. We love you to Jesus and back! Until we meet again!

(My name is Deanna Marler and our family lives in Riverside Ca. I am the mother in law to Bubba's sister Tierney Kasinger and looked at Bubba as one of my own children. It is my goal for this money raised to go to Bubba's mother Lori and two sister's, Tierney and Tawnie to help them financially through the next few months. Tawnie and her Husband Mike are here from Utah. They all have taken leave from their jobs to painfully burden the long process of bringing Bubba's body back from Iraq to the USA and then from Delaware to California and then to His final resting place at Riverside National Cemetary. This process can take up to 3 weeks. Unfortunatly, the morgage payments and everyday bills don't stop and wait for them to go back to work.  I plan to withdraw the money in the form of a check in my name( so they don't have the burden of a tax increase) and pay these bills for them and any other needs they will have during this time. The family will direct me in all aspects of how your donations will be spent to help them through these difficult times. )

The above was wrote per GOFUNDME email sent to me today 11/4/2017 as to create transparency. It was required to be added to our STORY in order to withdraw funds for Lori, Tawnie and Tierney. 

We thank you for all your support and love!

Love, Deanna

My email is [email redacted] if you have any questions or request.


  • Rea Ronnebeck
    • $50 
    • 7 yrs


Deanna Marie Deckert Marler
Riverside, CA

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