Grandpa/Uncle Bert's Medical Fund

On September 30th 2016, Bert was not feeling like himself and went to see his doctor.  He was experiencing extreme abdominal discomfort. His Doctor reccomended he immediately seek emergency attention and a few hours later they needed to perform colorectal surgery.  A cancerous tumor was found that essentially formed his colon and bladder as one organ.  With a large following of family,  Bert spent over 2 weeks in the hospital recovering and he came back as strong as ever - but the fight was not over.

During the fall and winter months of 2016/2017 Bert was going to routine chemo appointments to treat the tumor and finished up in the spring of 2017 with radiation.  The results of the chemo and radiation were very positive and the next step to the process was to remove the remaining tumor the surgeons were not able to recover from the emergency surgery. 

On August 8th 2017, Bert went into the University of Minnesota with a very positive attitude.  The surgeons at the U of M did a great job and the tumor removal was sucessful.  He has been doing great with his recovery and physical therapy at the U of M.  He'll finish up his recovery at a TCU and hopefully be at home within the next few weeks.  Bert put up a great fight and he could not have done it without the strong support from all of his family.

Bert is not one to ask for help or seek out assistance, but we want to show him how much support he has in his life.  If you would be so kind to donate funds to help with medical expenses or leave a kind note for him that would be greatly appreciated!

Donations

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  • Michelle Apoderado  
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Joseph Kurr 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Becky Lindstrom 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Mary and Dennis Kushlak 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Roger/Shirley Luitjens 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
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Organizer

Mike Dabu 
Organizer
Minneapolis, MN
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