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Living Through Windows…

Alzheimer's Disease

Featured Profiles

Bob Bear
Growing up in Fairbury, Bob Bear wasn’t part of a gang of troublemaking youths, but to his soon-to-be wife, Shirley, it kind of seemed that way…

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Dean Gracy
When Dean Gracy would enter a room and forget why or suddenly lose a name he had known for years, he would joke with his adopted daughter, Jill Strong, about her insulation from the horrors of Alzheimer’s disease…

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Art Janousek
Families dealing with Alzheimer’s often miss their loved ones’ jokes, their loving touch, their knowing smile. Joann Laue misses her brother, Art, telling her what’s wrong with her garage door opener…

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Roger Keeley
The children of Roger Keeley, all five of them, have a name for themselves when they all go to Third Phillips to visit their father, Roger…

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Luella Hinrichs
Throughout her life, Luella Hinrichs had her share of Herculean tasks. At age 14, she had to plan a funeral for her mother and two younger sisters, victims of a car crash…

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Dorothy Rall
Throughout his childhood, Pat Rall remembers taking more than one snowball to the shoulder from his dear old mom…

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Kenneth Sitzman
To hear Georgene Sitzman tell it, meeting and marrying her husband, Kenneth, was like a romance right out of a movie…

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Leonard Wibbels
It’s amazing anything slowed Leonard Wibbels down. As a youth, Leonard was a spitfire of a baseball pitcher, so good that he played with the St. Louis Cardinals semipro farm team…

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