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Cindy Tucker
Cindy Tucker
I just found out about Dr. Orchlein today.  I used to work with him at Cox South.  He was one of the best doctors there.  Approachable and real.  I am so sorry to hear of his loss.  It sounds like I was diagnosed with a meningioma about the same time he was diagnosed with a glioma.  I pray for blessings for his family.
Kara McIlvain
Kara McIlvain
Jennifer,Your grace and love have been so admirable.  You are the strongest woman I know.  I wish I could take away your pain.  I will continue to pray for you all.  I am certain Karl is already in heaven watching over you and Nathaniel.  He must be SO PROUD of you both.  
Love and Prayers,
Ann Nolan
Ann Nolan
Hello,

My name is Ann Nolan and I have known Karl since 2009 through my organization, the Society of Hospital Medicine.  We worked remotely together on SHM's Glycemic Control Mentored Implementation (GCMI) Program.  Through this program Karl had made many improvements at Mercy St. John's Hospital related to inpatient diabetes care.  Eventually, Karl joined on as an expert mentor physician to lead other teams with this initiative.

After learning about Karl's passing I shared the following email with the SHM GCMI Mentor team he was a part of and with the sites he helped mentor:

Hello
Everyone,



I
wanted to share with you the sad news I learned today.  Karl Orscheln
passed away this morning due to a brain tumor.  For the past few years,
Karl fought a long and courageous battle.  Karl joined SHM in 2002, became
a GCMI 1 site in 2009, and he then joined the SHM family as GCMI mentor in
2010.  You will find out through his Caring Bridge website that Karl was
the jack of all trades as a physician, a hunter, a pilot, and he even built his
own row boat, and I am sure the list goes on from there.  Karl was a proud
father to his three year old son Nathaniel and devoted husband to his wife
Jennifer.   



To
read more about Karl, please feel free to view his Caring Bridge which was
update by him and his family. 



 Karl's site: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/karlorscheln



Mobile: http://m.caringbridge.org/visit/karlorscheln



 Karl…
You will be missed. 



Sincerely,


Ann

One of Karl's sites asked for me to share the following message with his family:

Dear Ann,



Please extend our condolences to
Dr. Orscheln’s family and colleagues.  We got to know Karl briefly by
phone over several months and during the tremendous tornado we all felt his
compassion and zest for saving lives. 





Thank you for letting us know.



Jennifer Barth, Susie
Livingston, Bobbi Presser and Deb Hay



Debra L. Hay, RN, BSN, CDE



Diabetes Nurse Specialist



Scottsdale Healthcare



Shea & Thompson Peak Campuses



ofc-480-323-3803



pgr-602-208-4305



dhay@shc.org


To the Orscheln Family, Karl was such a pleasure to work with and we will miss him very much.  Please know that our thoughts are with you.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Ann Nolan & The SHM Family
Anneke Jeffries
Anneke Jeffries
Jennifer,
You and your family will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.  I am writing a letter for Nathaniel to share a few memories of Karl that always make me smile.  I am grateful for the journal entries you and Karl have shared.  I feel like I have gotten to know your family and the impact you have made though sharing your story is awesome!
Your friend,
Anneke Jeffries
Kelly Harding
Kelly Harding
Jennifer,

I don't know if you will remember me but I went to school with you in Moberly.  I just found out about Karl's passing through various facebook posts and such.  I am so sorry to hear of your loss.  My family is praying for you and your son during this difficult time.  I am glad that Karl is no longer suffering but I know that you are hurting deeply right now.  I pray for your comfort right now. 

Kelly (Haak) Harding
Kim Mellinger
Kim Mellinger
Hi Jennifer,


Just read all the entries that you and Karl have posted over the last three years.  I am so impressed with how well you and Karl have been able to stay so strong for each other. You may have not felt that way but it sure does come thru that way on your posts.  Nathaniel will be able to read these posts when he gets older and he will be able to see what a wonderful man his Dad was.


Lots of love and prayers to you and your family,


Kim and Brent Mellinger 
Ruby Cooley
Ruby Cooley
May you feel Gods comforting hands around you and Nathanial these next few trying day.  As well as in the days, weeks, and months to come.  You will be in my prayer that the bubbly personality I saw at Mary's wedding will return to your life, for having had a wonderful husband like Karl.

Love

Ruby

 
Ryan Fagan
Ryan Fagan
Dear Jennifer,


I'm very sorry to hear of Karl's passing. Karl was one of the first people I got to know in med school, as we were assigned to the same 1st year problem based learning group. He made an instant impression as a genuinely kind and funny person, and was always fun to work and study with. My prayers are with you.
Konni Hall
Konni Hall
I always enjoyed working with Karl and Jennifer at Cox South and I was sorry to see you move to St. Louis. It made me sad to hear that you had gotten cancer, but the courage you showed in your fight inspired and encouraged me when I was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. I always loved your commentary on my Facebook check ins describing the panhandlers at 40 & Kingshighway where I turned off to Barnes for my doctor's appointments and treatments. Having those to joke about lightened the mood on a lot of difficult days for me, and I appreciate that even though at times you were feeling bad, you were still willing to help someone else feel better. My thoughts s and prayers are with Jennifer and Nathaniel and all the family, friends, coworkers and patients Karl has touched over the years. I know I will never forget you.
Amie Ford
Amie Ford
Jennifer, I am so very sorry for your loss.  I was a nurse in the heart hospital at Mercy.  Karl was the only hospitalist who I really got to know in all my years there.  He was a great guy who I really admired.   My heart goes out to you and your family.
Michele Sprague
Michele Sprague
Jenn,

I wish I could give you some words of wisdom that would help you through all of this.  The next few days will go fast as you begin to make plans and prepare for this next phase of Karl's journey.  When it is all over and the house is quiet, it will be hard.  I am right here when you need me.  I am so sorry for your loss as you and Karl were so strong in all of your trials.  You inspire many with how deep your love and commitment were to one another.  We are right behind you...all the way!  Love, love, love
Cindy Tucker
Cindy Tucker
I just found out about Dr. Orchlein today.  I used to work with him at Cox South.  He was one of the best doctors there.  Approachable and real.  I am so sorry to hear of his loss.  It sounds like I was diagnosed with a meningioma about the same time he was diagnosed with a glioma.  I pray for blessings for his family.
Ann Nolan
Ann Nolan
Hello,

My name is Ann Nolan and I have known Karl since 2009 through my organization, the Society of Hospital Medicine.  We worked remotely together on SHM's Glycemic Control Mentored Implementation (GCMI) Program.  Through this program Karl had made many improvements at Mercy St. John's Hospital related to inpatient diabetes care.  Eventually, Karl joined on as an expert mentor physician to lead other teams with this initiative.

After learning about Karl's passing I shared the following email with the SHM GCMI Mentor team he was a part of and with the sites he helped mentor:

Hello
Everyone,



I
wanted to share with you the sad news I learned today.  Karl Orscheln
passed away this morning due to a brain tumor.  For the past few years,
Karl fought a long and courageous battle.  Karl joined SHM in 2002, became
a GCMI 1 site in 2009, and he then joined the SHM family as GCMI mentor in
2010.  You will find out through his Caring Bridge website that Karl was
the jack of all trades as a physician, a hunter, a pilot, and he even built his
own row boat, and I am sure the list goes on from there.  Karl was a proud
father to his three year old son Nathaniel and devoted husband to his wife
Jennifer.   



To
read more about Karl, please feel free to view his Caring Bridge which was
update by him and his family. 



 Karl's site: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/karlorscheln



Mobile: http://m.caringbridge.org/visit/karlorscheln



 Karl…
You will be missed. 



Sincerely,


Ann

One of Karl's sites asked for me to share the following message with his family:

Dear Ann,



Please extend our condolences to
Dr. Orscheln’s family and colleagues.  We got to know Karl briefly by
phone over several months and during the tremendous tornado we all felt his
compassion and zest for saving lives. 





Thank you for letting us know.



Jennifer Barth, Susie
Livingston, Bobbi Presser and Deb Hay



Debra L. Hay, RN, BSN, CDE



Diabetes Nurse Specialist



Scottsdale Healthcare



Shea & Thompson Peak Campuses



ofc-480-323-3803



pgr-602-208-4305



dhay@shc.org


To the Orscheln Family, Karl was such a pleasure to work with and we will miss him very much.  Please know that our thoughts are with you.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Ann Nolan & The SHM Family
Kim Mellinger
Kim Mellinger
Hi Jennifer,


Just read all the entries that you and Karl have posted over the last three years.  I am so impressed with how well you and Karl have been able to stay so strong for each other. You may have not felt that way but it sure does come thru that way on your posts.  Nathaniel will be able to read these posts when he gets older and he will be able to see what a wonderful man his Dad was.


Lots of love and prayers to you and your family,


Kim and Brent Mellinger 
Ryan Fagan
Ryan Fagan
Dear Jennifer,


I'm very sorry to hear of Karl's passing. Karl was one of the first people I got to know in med school, as we were assigned to the same 1st year problem based learning group. He made an instant impression as a genuinely kind and funny person, and was always fun to work and study with. My prayers are with you.
Amie Ford
Amie Ford
Jennifer, I am so very sorry for your loss.  I was a nurse in the heart hospital at Mercy.  Karl was the only hospitalist who I really got to know in all my years there.  He was a great guy who I really admired.   My heart goes out to you and your family.
Michele Sprague
Michele Sprague
Jenn,

I wish I could give you some words of wisdom that would help you through all of this.  The next few days will go fast as you begin to make plans and prepare for this next phase of Karl's journey.  When it is all over and the house is quiet, it will be hard.  I am right here when you need me.  I am so sorry for your loss as you and Karl were so strong in all of your trials.  You inspire many with how deep your love and commitment were to one another.  We are right behind you...all the way!  Love, love, love
Kara McIlvain
Kara McIlvain
Jennifer,Your grace and love have been so admirable.  You are the strongest woman I know.  I wish I could take away your pain.  I will continue to pray for you all.  I am certain Karl is already in heaven watching over you and Nathaniel.  He must be SO PROUD of you both.  
Love and Prayers,
Anneke Jeffries
Anneke Jeffries
Jennifer,
You and your family will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.  I am writing a letter for Nathaniel to share a few memories of Karl that always make me smile.  I am grateful for the journal entries you and Karl have shared.  I feel like I have gotten to know your family and the impact you have made though sharing your story is awesome!
Your friend,
Anneke Jeffries
Kelly Harding
Kelly Harding
Jennifer,

I don't know if you will remember me but I went to school with you in Moberly.  I just found out about Karl's passing through various facebook posts and such.  I am so sorry to hear of your loss.  My family is praying for you and your son during this difficult time.  I am glad that Karl is no longer suffering but I know that you are hurting deeply right now.  I pray for your comfort right now. 

Kelly (Haak) Harding
Ruby Cooley
Ruby Cooley
May you feel Gods comforting hands around you and Nathanial these next few trying day.  As well as in the days, weeks, and months to come.  You will be in my prayer that the bubbly personality I saw at Mary's wedding will return to your life, for having had a wonderful husband like Karl.

Love

Ruby

 
Konni Hall
Konni Hall
I always enjoyed working with Karl and Jennifer at Cox South and I was sorry to see you move to St. Louis. It made me sad to hear that you had gotten cancer, but the courage you showed in your fight inspired and encouraged me when I was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. I always loved your commentary on my Facebook check ins describing the panhandlers at 40 & Kingshighway where I turned off to Barnes for my doctor's appointments and treatments. Having those to joke about lightened the mood on a lot of difficult days for me, and I appreciate that even though at times you were feeling bad, you were still willing to help someone else feel better. My thoughts s and prayers are with Jennifer and Nathaniel and all the family, friends, coworkers and patients Karl has touched over the years. I know I will never forget you.
Ann Nolan
Ann Nolan
Hello,

My name is Ann Nolan and I have known Karl since 2009 through my organization, the Society of Hospital Medicine.  We worked remotely together on SHM's Glycemic Control Mentored Implementation (GCMI) Program.  Through this program Karl had made many improvements at Mercy St. John's Hospital related to inpatient diabetes care.  Eventually, Karl joined on as an expert mentor physician to lead other teams with this initiative.

After learning about Karl's passing I shared the following email with the SHM GCMI Mentor team he was a part of and with the sites he helped mentor:

Hello
Everyone,



I
wanted to share with you the sad news I learned today.  Karl Orscheln
passed away this morning due to a brain tumor.  For the past few years,
Karl fought a long and courageous battle.  Karl joined SHM in 2002, became
a GCMI 1 site in 2009, and he then joined the SHM family as GCMI mentor in
2010.  You will find out through his Caring Bridge website that Karl was
the jack of all trades as a physician, a hunter, a pilot, and he even built his
own row boat, and I am sure the list goes on from there.  Karl was a proud
father to his three year old son Nathaniel and devoted husband to his wife
Jennifer.   



To
read more about Karl, please feel free to view his Caring Bridge which was
update by him and his family. 



 Karl's site: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/karlorscheln



Mobile: http://m.caringbridge.org/visit/karlorscheln



 Karl…
You will be missed. 



Sincerely,


Ann

One of Karl's sites asked for me to share the following message with his family:

Dear Ann,



Please extend our condolences to
Dr. Orscheln’s family and colleagues.  We got to know Karl briefly by
phone over several months and during the tremendous tornado we all felt his
compassion and zest for saving lives. 





Thank you for letting us know.



Jennifer Barth, Susie
Livingston, Bobbi Presser and Deb Hay



Debra L. Hay, RN, BSN, CDE



Diabetes Nurse Specialist



Scottsdale Healthcare



Shea & Thompson Peak Campuses



ofc-480-323-3803



pgr-602-208-4305



dhay@shc.org


To the Orscheln Family, Karl was such a pleasure to work with and we will miss him very much.  Please know that our thoughts are with you.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Ann Nolan & The SHM Family
Kelly Harding
Kelly Harding
Jennifer,

I don't know if you will remember me but I went to school with you in Moberly.  I just found out about Karl's passing through various facebook posts and such.  I am so sorry to hear of your loss.  My family is praying for you and your son during this difficult time.  I am glad that Karl is no longer suffering but I know that you are hurting deeply right now.  I pray for your comfort right now. 

Kelly (Haak) Harding
Ryan Fagan
Ryan Fagan
Dear Jennifer,


I'm very sorry to hear of Karl's passing. Karl was one of the first people I got to know in med school, as we were assigned to the same 1st year problem based learning group. He made an instant impression as a genuinely kind and funny person, and was always fun to work and study with. My prayers are with you.
Anneke Jeffries
Anneke Jeffries
Jennifer,
You and your family will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.  I am writing a letter for Nathaniel to share a few memories of Karl that always make me smile.  I am grateful for the journal entries you and Karl have shared.  I feel like I have gotten to know your family and the impact you have made though sharing your story is awesome!
Your friend,
Anneke Jeffries
Kim Mellinger
Kim Mellinger
Hi Jennifer,


Just read all the entries that you and Karl have posted over the last three years.  I am so impressed with how well you and Karl have been able to stay so strong for each other. You may have not felt that way but it sure does come thru that way on your posts.  Nathaniel will be able to read these posts when he gets older and he will be able to see what a wonderful man his Dad was.


Lots of love and prayers to you and your family,


Kim and Brent Mellinger 
Konni Hall
Konni Hall
I always enjoyed working with Karl and Jennifer at Cox South and I was sorry to see you move to St. Louis. It made me sad to hear that you had gotten cancer, but the courage you showed in your fight inspired and encouraged me when I was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. I always loved your commentary on my Facebook check ins describing the panhandlers at 40 & Kingshighway where I turned off to Barnes for my doctor's appointments and treatments. Having those to joke about lightened the mood on a lot of difficult days for me, and I appreciate that even though at times you were feeling bad, you were still willing to help someone else feel better. My thoughts s and prayers are with Jennifer and Nathaniel and all the family, friends, coworkers and patients Karl has touched over the years. I know I will never forget you.
Michele Sprague
Michele Sprague
Jenn,

I wish I could give you some words of wisdom that would help you through all of this.  The next few days will go fast as you begin to make plans and prepare for this next phase of Karl's journey.  When it is all over and the house is quiet, it will be hard.  I am right here when you need me.  I am so sorry for your loss as you and Karl were so strong in all of your trials.  You inspire many with how deep your love and commitment were to one another.  We are right behind you...all the way!  Love, love, love
Cindy Tucker
Cindy Tucker
I just found out about Dr. Orchlein today.  I used to work with him at Cox South.  He was one of the best doctors there.  Approachable and real.  I am so sorry to hear of his loss.  It sounds like I was diagnosed with a meningioma about the same time he was diagnosed with a glioma.  I pray for blessings for his family.
Kara McIlvain
Kara McIlvain
Jennifer,Your grace and love have been so admirable.  You are the strongest woman I know.  I wish I could take away your pain.  I will continue to pray for you all.  I am certain Karl is already in heaven watching over you and Nathaniel.  He must be SO PROUD of you both.  
Love and Prayers,
Ruby Cooley
Ruby Cooley
May you feel Gods comforting hands around you and Nathanial these next few trying day.  As well as in the days, weeks, and months to come.  You will be in my prayer that the bubbly personality I saw at Mary's wedding will return to your life, for having had a wonderful husband like Karl.

Love

Ruby

 
Amie Ford
Amie Ford
Jennifer, I am so very sorry for your loss.  I was a nurse in the heart hospital at Mercy.  Karl was the only hospitalist who I really got to know in all my years there.  He was a great guy who I really admired.   My heart goes out to you and your family.