Support Vadim Kondratyuk's Family
Vadim Kondratyuk Anatoliyevich unexpectedly left this life on January 30th 2017 at the age of 26. He left behind a loving wife, Nataliya and two daughters, Vanessa, age 2, and Maya 11 months.
Being a truck driver, he was on a routine trip to New York when he was bothered by a toothache. He stopped in Oklahoma to be seen by a dentist, who looked at the infection, cleaned it and gave him antibiotics. He continued his trip feeling better. When he got to New York the pain came back and his mouth began to swell up. Hearing about his situation, his older brother Miroslav met up with him to help him drive and get home faster. Driving as quick as he could, his brother saw that he was having a hard time breathing, and couldn't stand on his feet. Pulling over, they cried out to the Lord to help them in this life threatening situation. Miroslav drove him to the nearest hospital in Utah. The doctors said they made it just in time. It was a tough journey the four days he was in the hospital but his family felt God leading them through every second. The infection from his tooth progressed and spread to the rest of his body. His lungs had fluid in them, therefore he couldn't breathe on his own. Due to the severity of the infection the antibiotics were not strong enough to fight the infection and his heart eventually gave up. His heart beat for the last time on the morning of January 30th, with his wife by his side.
Vadim was a very humble and calm person. A wonderful father, husband, brother, son, and friend. He would always put others before himself and was known to be the peacemaker. He had a very close and special relationship with his two daughters and he loved spending time with his family.
Please help us reach out and support this family in prayer and finances in this time of profound loss. Your donations will be used to pay for funeral and living expenses, and to create a safety net for the future welfare of his young family. These funds will also be used to help pay for the transport of Vadim's body as it is out-of-state and will need to be brought back home to Sacramento, California for the funeral and burial. Vadim was the only one working and now his wife will be left with the medical expenses and no income. All donations will be transferred directly to Nataliya.
God bless you all
Friday, February 3rd at 7:00 pm
Slavic Trinity Church
5341 Auburn Blvd,
Sacramento, CA 95841
Burial on February 4th at 10:00am
7401 Auburn Blvd
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
On behalf of Nataliya, her daughters and all of Vadim's family, thank you sincerely for your support during this difficult time! We have been blown away by the love and kindness we have been shown by our friends, family, community and even kind strangers. May God Bless you for your generosity. Please continue to spread the word and support this young widow and her children in this difficult time.
My deepest condolences to the family this is very sad and unfair.... I was in the same situation last May. I drove from Miami, FL to Washington, DC in 24 h none stop so I can fly back to Sac to see a dentist. I called my boss, he told me " don't be a pussy, buy some Orojell".... To all track drivers!!! Just remember your health & family more important than stupid load....
Stephanie Heras: The husband was on his way to NY to make a delivery. He and his wife live in California. By the time he made it to NY he was too sick to try to drive back so his brother went and tried to get him back to his wife and children. They made it to Utah where he ended up passing away. If you had read the whole story before posting I would hope you would have had more of a heart but I doubt that. You are concerned about the money that is being asked for...it's because they have to get his body back to California for burial(which is very expensive),the wife has to pay for his doctor bills and hospital stay, and she will need help with bills plus taking care of those two little girls. Why come on here causing drama and stress to this family and friends. I'm sure if the roles were reversed you would be highly upset if someone made the same heartless comments towards yourself or any of your family. If you can't say something nice don't say anything at all. I'm truly sorry for the loss of this husband,father,brother, and son. Sending prayers to his family and friends..
This is far more common than people think. This is what happened to me. For the THIRD time in two years now, I'm literally fighting for my life. Though I have a PICC line and receive daily antifungal i.v. treatments, doctors don't hold out much hope for me. I currently have Endocarditis and Heart Failure. For the love of your families AND yourselves, be diligent when it comes to health and dental care. If your gut instinct tells you something is wrong, TRUST IT!! I wish I had! I'm 36 years old and have little chance to survive this because they can't control the infection and my heart is too damaged from the 2 other open heart surgeries to replace my heart valves again. I will pray for this family and the strength to see them through. May their fond memories comfort them always and may this dad and husband Rest in Peace. ❤
One thing I don't understand why do people ask if he had insurance? Yes, no, maybe, it doesn't matter, when person dies bills don't transfer to family, hospital covers it, if that answers your question, main thing is soul is saved that's the most important thing, bless family in this difficult times.
I am still shocked and heart broken at what happened my condolences to his family I talked to him recently while he was on a way to New York we talked like for an hour , i told him that I am planning to visit Cali and we should hang out and catch up he said he would love to , I know his family really well they are really nice people may God be with them at this difficult time ,
Too young to die. Rest in peace Vadim. Your unknown and good friends got you covered as much they can. Your wife and beautiful daughters are receiving financial help. It won't replace you but helps Natalia so much till things are figured out. Keep watching over your family. I can only imagine how much you will be missed. Fly high
To the Stephanie that's saying these people of need are being greedy♀️ This man that passed away comes from a Ukrainian Christian community where people are very generous that's mostly why this fund has skyrocketed. Most of these donations are from them. Im NOT surprised its over 200K we take care of our own! My condolences to the wife and kids
Ignorant, immature people with no obvious clue of common sense will leave messages trying to shame this family for asking for help. They see the money and are probably envious that it's not for them. They are married so his medical bills, just became hers. Even if he had insurance, it maybe was crappy insurance that didn't pay much. She is a homemaker, he was the family's income earner. That means she will not be able to pay bills, mortgage, food or clothes let alone a funeral that costs thousands of dollars. She is also left with 2 young kids, being a homemaker, how easy do you think it will be to find employment to care for her babies? The wife isn't asking for money, sitting at home thinking about how to get rich from her husbands death or is she even responsible for starting this account... some people are rude and have no obvious life experience that makes them aware that $250k doesn't make someone rich. It's more than what most people have and yes, people have done with less, but if you are not donating then don't worry about those that are and how much they give. Sara Haras your messages and your rational way of thinking are disgusting.
This is heartbreaking...I was crying watching Nataliya interview ,it's just too much to take. Im grieving with you. For those whom left nasty comments like " too much money", " greedy " and etc... Please DO your homework before commenting ,especially on site like this.Can money replace the person you love??? Do y'all know how high those medical bills alone are going to be? I work in a medical field and if he didn't have insurance 250K will be like a drop in the ocean for aggressive treatment in ICU and I'm not even talking about everything else. Have respect for Vadim's family ...It's not a happy money and she is not going to sit back and enjoy it. So Please for those with negative comments Think twice and put yourself in her " shoes" and in case if you still can't relate then take your little drama somewhere else.
Stephanie Heras. The wife isn't asking for it it's actually people who are generous and kind and want to help. She's a mother left with 2 kids on her hands and needs to provide for them and I'm sure that she is in no place to go work right now, so please take you rude and unnecessary comment else where. God bless :)
He went an got antibiotics so he thought that they knew what they was doing cause usually that's all u need cause the infection had to be gone before it can be pulled. Read it was sudden an not expecting I'm sure he didn't want this to happen at all. Let's pray for this family an not worry bout what should of or could if or whatever. Prayers God will comfort his wife kids an family with all they need through this hard time.
@mike adamyuk that is not true. His medical bills transfer to his insurance company and his estate. They can take his house, car and savings (despite not surviving!) This family will need every penny because medical bills will eat up everything he owns after insurance is maxed out.
I can only hope the wife does not read some of these comments. She did not set up this page. I highly doubt she thought, "ok, now hes dead, lets set up a go fund me page so I can make 1000s of dollars to spend on anything and everything beside his funeral and the kids!" there really are heartless people. but yet, they would be the first to personally set up a go fund me page themselves.