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marla nilson posted a new journal entry, "JULY 26 Homecoming..".

Cole was welcomed home Saturday about 5 pm. The departure from Madonna was bittersweet with a morning full of farewell visits around St. Joseph Wing.  Traveling by ... Read more

marla nilson posted a new journal entry, "JULY 10....now 3 months".

It has been another week of progress for Cole.  He was granted another week in acute rehab atMadonna.  He is looking forward to weekend visitors...TGIF!  Thank you for ... Read more

Garry and Linda Reighard signed Cole's Guestbook.

The neighborhood it thinking of you and wishing well and a quick trip home. Chrystal and Lincoln will be glad to have you there. Read more

Jeff and Carol Kelderman signed Cole's Guestbook.

Marla we will be coming thru Lincoln a week from Saturday. Will touch base to see if Cole is still camped out there Read more

marla nilson posted a new journal entry, "July 2 by marla".

Yes, July 2 and happy to still be at Madonna...it is a challenge to not become frustrated with the uncertainty of  Cole being transfered or when and if it is going to be ... Read more

Bill & Mary Greenhalgh signed Cole's Guestbook.

Hi Cole, Don't know if you remember us, we live next door to Rick and Rhonda. We talked with you when the Ragbrai group was staying here.  We keep up with you and your ... Read more

Darlene Joesting signed Cole's Guestbook.

Hope you had a wonderful week- end with family and friends. Prayers as you continue your treatments. God will give his love and strength to get you through. Be blessed ... Read more

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