|Kyle Crane, Karen Luehrman, Pearl Luehrman, |
Lois Luehrman Crane, Lindsey Crane, Janette Luehrman Fuller,
In early 2010, the cancer was back again. Karen did not like the side-effects of chemotherapy and actively sought out alternative treatments. She engaged the services of a physician who specialized in holistic natural healing treatments.
She also relied heavily on her strong faith in the healing power of Jesus Christ. However, her oncologist convinced her that she was dealing with a serious disease and she would need more chemo treatments to keep it under control.
In August, our father had a major heart attack. He passed away on October 14. Karen was taking chemo treatments at the time of his death. She was at the top of her game when she sang at our father's funeral on October 17. You would have never known that she was fighting her own battle with a serious disease as she sang some of our father's favorite hymns.
By early 2011, Karen was back in remission and feeling almost as well as her pre-cancer days. She would not have to face more cancer treatments until late
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