Terminal Couple To Reunite

$24,965 of $50k goal

Raised by 645 people in 7 months
Sandy Renee Strauser  SAINT CHARLES, MO

Dalton and Katie, aka "The Real Life Fault In Our Stars" as dubbed by CNN are needing your help. Both with Cystic Fibrosis, both recieved double lung transplants, both battled Lymphoma. Dalton battled Bowel Perforation/resection and now with severe pneumonia intubated and on the ventilator in St Louis. Katie in End Stage Renal Failure now on hospice in Kentucky.   We need him to get to his wife before she can no longer comprehend things. We now have someone to fly Dalton to Kentucky.  We are hoping he can be transferred very soon. The medical bills continue to pile up and monies have been exhausted.  Please continue to help by giving what God leads you to give, or just pray for him to get stronger. 
Sine Katie now wants to make sure her husband's bills are taken care of. 

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Update 7
Posted by Sandy Renee Strauser
7 months ago
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We had to say our final goodbyes today to our beautiful son. I pray he has made a difference in the lives of others. Although he was only 25 he was a humble and simple kind of man. He will forever be with us. We love you son, Breathe Easy. Love, mom
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Update 6
Posted by Sandy Renee Strauser
7 months ago
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Dalton went to Heaven yesterday, September 17, 2016 at 12:56pm. He fought so hard but his organs failed him. Please help us with the remainder of his expenses and funeral costs. We all miss him so much already. He is now pain free and can breathe freely for the first time ever. God Bless you all. Hug your loved ones and tell them you love them often.
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Update 5
Posted by Sandy Renee Strauser
7 months ago
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Pre-transplant reaching out to Katie as he goes to the OR for new lungs.
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Update 4
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7 months ago
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A pretransplant moment.
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Kimberly Lodes
7 months ago

We would love to jump in and help if possible! I work with a non profit called Charity Air Ambulance we specialize in helping families with medical transport, when insurance fails them...this was on Katie's page...

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Amanda Cole
7 months ago
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God bless you both, and I am dwelling every spare moment on how else I can help. Speed my love and the love of all of your friends to both of you. Katie, your Cyster Wives have your back and we are all surrounding you with love and prayers every moment of the days.

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Janet Heineman Sutter
7 months ago
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Have you tried angel wings? Or call corp offices in the city they are in to see if they would loan a corp jet for a trip. Prayers for both of them.

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Connie Berry-gooch
7 months ago
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This just Breaks My Heart. I Pray with everything inside me. That you get to see your Husband. ,YOU ARE A VERY STRONG LADY GOD PLEASE LOOK OVER THIS COUPLE. PRAYERS GOING UP

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Wendy Summers
7 months ago
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My heart goes to this young couple and their families I know all to well the heartache. I lost a son 8 yrs ago to cystic fibrosis he passed on his brothers bday and 5 days before his 21st bday my prayers are with them and the families

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Christi Wills Huff
7 months ago
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Try charity air ambulance I have seen them help a lot of people for nothing

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Anne Brown Bartels
7 months ago
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Have you tried angel flight? I'm a social worker and have used them. They are wonderful. The only thing that may be an issue is the vent. Not sure if it's a pressurized flight. Give them a call.

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Christine Drew Gittemeier
7 months ago
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Praying for you all and may God hold you up in the days ahead. Dalton and Katie have been such a light in so many people's hearts. The strength and courage, their love for each other through the struggles they endured are so beautiful. So sorry for your loss.

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Dorothy Pilos
7 months ago
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This is one of the most heart breaking stories I have ever read. For the both of them to be so sick at the same time is unbelievable. I pray to God that they do not suffer any more then they already have. I pray for their families who without a doubt is in major pain of their own. No one wants to say good bye to their child. You sometimes wonder what God has in store when he takes your loved ones. One day I guess we will know why it had to be and why it was our loved one, and why so young.

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Tina Narushof
7 months ago
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I hope this couple makes it to one another before one goes on to heaven please keep us posted if they make it to each other this is a true love story

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Ange Wood
7 months ago
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It is sad that her husband died without able to see her, but Katie did get to talk to him through phone/ipad

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Krista Saunders
7 months ago
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Keeping both Katie and Dalton's family in my prayers tonight and always. What a beautiful and heartbreaking story, so young and yet so strong! RIP Dalton, you can now breathe easy and know that you will be with your wife soon for all eternity ! God Bless this couple and help them and their families through the hard times. ❤️ and prayers from Michigan

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Breanna Murphy
7 months ago
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how about... you take care of his wife...... :)

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Sal Wise
7 months ago
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Heartbreaking. My son passed away at 15 6 months ago to cancer and got pneumonia which he wasn't able to recover from he never got to experience love or any of that so I'm at least glad this couple did. Prayers sent!

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Sue Alleman
7 months ago
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Have you tried the two charity flight services and have they been able to get together? Please update is.

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Tonya Dehner
7 months ago
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Prayers for you both and God bless! This is beyond heartbreaking and I pray you two have one more chance to hold each other!

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Heather Martin Rapplean
7 months ago
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Prayers sent!

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April Stambaugh-Montgomery
6 months ago
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Cindy wow shame on you, if you know anything bout people passing an still having bills , maybe they are using money for that, or perhaps neither had life insurance as it would be hard since they had previous condition before insurance. .so this money could go to pay both funreal , burial an headstones an cheapest would be around 9 grand for dun real 1600 joint tomb stone and if plot wasn't paid for that an opening an closing the grave would most Def be 700 for plot and 1200 to open an close. So stop judging....,

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Leslie Anderson
7 months ago
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Gisela Ford.....It has to be someone you know who did it because how else would anyone on here get your information and name? This is not a scam. You need to look at the people around you and find out who donated the $5 in your name. Please do not come in here yelling. This is a very sensitive subject.

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Katrina Hunt
7 months ago
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RIP Dalton..... So sad they never got to say goodbye to reach other in person.

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$24,965 of $50k goal

Raised by 645 people in 7 months
Created September 6, 2016
Sandy Renee Strauser  
$50
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6 months ago
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Patricia Zera
7 months ago
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This is absolutely heartbreaking.

Kimberly Lodes
7 months ago

We would love to jump in and help if possible! I work with a non profit called Charity Air Ambulance we specialize in helping families with medical transport, when insurance fails them...this was on Katie's page...

+ Read More
Amanda Cole
7 months ago
7
7

God bless you both, and I am dwelling every spare moment on how else I can help. Speed my love and the love of all of your friends to both of you. Katie, your Cyster Wives have your back and we are all surrounding you with love and prayers every moment of the days.

+ Read More
Janet Heineman Sutter
7 months ago
6
6

Have you tried angel wings? Or call corp offices in the city they are in to see if they would loan a corp jet for a trip. Prayers for both of them.

+ Read More
Connie Berry-gooch
7 months ago
5
5

This just Breaks My Heart. I Pray with everything inside me. That you get to see your Husband. ,YOU ARE A VERY STRONG LADY GOD PLEASE LOOK OVER THIS COUPLE. PRAYERS GOING UP

+ Read More
Wendy Summers
7 months ago
5
5

My heart goes to this young couple and their families I know all to well the heartache. I lost a son 8 yrs ago to cystic fibrosis he passed on his brothers bday and 5 days before his 21st bday my prayers are with them and the families

+ Read More
Christi Wills Huff
7 months ago
5
5

Try charity air ambulance I have seen them help a lot of people for nothing

+ Read More
Anne Brown Bartels
7 months ago
5
5

Have you tried angel flight? I'm a social worker and have used them. They are wonderful. The only thing that may be an issue is the vent. Not sure if it's a pressurized flight. Give them a call.

+ Read More
Christine Drew Gittemeier
7 months ago
4
4

Praying for you all and may God hold you up in the days ahead. Dalton and Katie have been such a light in so many people's hearts. The strength and courage, their love for each other through the struggles they endured are so beautiful. So sorry for your loss.

+ Read More
Dorothy Pilos
7 months ago
4
4

This is one of the most heart breaking stories I have ever read. For the both of them to be so sick at the same time is unbelievable. I pray to God that they do not suffer any more then they already have. I pray for their families who without a doubt is in major pain of their own. No one wants to say good bye to their child. You sometimes wonder what God has in store when he takes your loved ones. One day I guess we will know why it had to be and why it was our loved one, and why so young.

+ Read More
Tina Narushof
7 months ago
4
4

I hope this couple makes it to one another before one goes on to heaven please keep us posted if they make it to each other this is a true love story

+ Read More
Ange Wood
7 months ago
2
2

It is sad that her husband died without able to see her, but Katie did get to talk to him through phone/ipad

+ Read More
Krista Saunders
7 months ago
2
2

Keeping both Katie and Dalton's family in my prayers tonight and always. What a beautiful and heartbreaking story, so young and yet so strong! RIP Dalton, you can now breathe easy and know that you will be with your wife soon for all eternity ! God Bless this couple and help them and their families through the hard times. ❤️ and prayers from Michigan

+ Read More
Breanna Murphy
7 months ago
2
2

how about... you take care of his wife...... :)

+ Read More
Sal Wise
7 months ago
2
2

Heartbreaking. My son passed away at 15 6 months ago to cancer and got pneumonia which he wasn't able to recover from he never got to experience love or any of that so I'm at least glad this couple did. Prayers sent!

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Sue Alleman
7 months ago
2
2

Have you tried the two charity flight services and have they been able to get together? Please update is.

+ Read More
Tonya Dehner
7 months ago
2
2

Prayers for you both and God bless! This is beyond heartbreaking and I pray you two have one more chance to hold each other!

+ Read More
Heather Martin Rapplean
7 months ago
2
2

Prayers sent!

+ Read More
April Stambaugh-Montgomery
6 months ago
1
1

Cindy wow shame on you, if you know anything bout people passing an still having bills , maybe they are using money for that, or perhaps neither had life insurance as it would be hard since they had previous condition before insurance. .so this money could go to pay both funreal , burial an headstones an cheapest would be around 9 grand for dun real 1600 joint tomb stone and if plot wasn't paid for that an opening an closing the grave would most Def be 700 for plot and 1200 to open an close. So stop judging....,

+ Read More
Leslie Anderson
7 months ago
1
1

Gisela Ford.....It has to be someone you know who did it because how else would anyone on here get your information and name? This is not a scam. You need to look at the people around you and find out who donated the $5 in your name. Please do not come in here yelling. This is a very sensitive subject.

+ Read More
Katrina Hunt
7 months ago
1
1

RIP Dalton..... So sad they never got to say goodbye to reach other in person.

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