In April of 2016 Chad went to the hospital to investigate chest pains and some other health concerns. Those tests resulted in the discovery of a tumor in his lungs which was diagnosed as lung cancer. Chad had surgery and went through chemotherapy treatments for the rest of 2016. Unfortunately this April (2017) Chad began noticing some challenges associated with vision and cognitive ability. The doctors determined there was a brain tumor and promptly performed surgery to remove it. That surgery was successful but the biopsy confirmed that his lung cancer had metastasized. Further testing has now revealed that his cancer has spread to a lymph node in his upper chest and his liver. Of course this news is troubling and scary for our family. There is much to be determined about treatment and the future for Chad and his battle against this terrible disease. We will use this page to keep all of our loved ones updated. Please be praying for us. We are so thankful for the support and love you all give us.