Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. Jon Shepherd, our adored husband, father, brother, cousin, and friend needs our prayers. Jon suffered from a ruptured aorta on Wednesday, November 24th and was rushed to St. John's hospital in Camarillo. From there they transferred him to Los Robles in Thousand Oaks where they repaired the aorta during that first night.