Funeral Expenses for LillieMae

As you know, Kara and David were expecting to welcome little LillieMae into the world in July.  She was growing well despite doctor's concerns for her health.  At only eighteen weeks along Kara found out that Lillie had developed Hydrops disease.  She was developing extra fluid around her vital organs.  The organ most affected was her lungs. 

Kara had a rough pregnancy and worked hard to carry her as close to full term as her body would allow.  Without notice, on June 6, Kara went into labor.  Doctors knew Lillie could not handle natual delivery, so Kara had to have an emergency C-section.  Lillie entered this world at 12:20 pm, weighing 4 pounds 6.5 ounces. Unfortunately, her underdeveloped lungs could not support her body as they should.  She fought hard, but at 2:42 pm she went to be with The Lord. 

Kara and David are sad, naturally, but are in good spirits and are doing well. They are trusting the Lord to carry them through and comfort them during this trial.

Unfortunately, with this loss comes great expense.  On top of the cost of caring for a toddler, they are now faced with the burden of the cost from her weekly doctor visits throughout her pregnancy, hospital bills, and now funeral expenses.  

Kara and David do not know this fund has been set up,  They have been so humble and grateful for every bit of help that has been given to them through this time.  We know they will be beyond thankful for any financial aid that is offered to them, though they would not ask for it themselves. 

If you have any questions, please contact Jillian Johnson or Lyndsi Cheedie.  Please do not contact Kara or David, as we would like for this to be a surprise blessing to them.


Lyndsi Cheedie
Maumee, OH

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