Honor your loved one

Give tribute to someone who has fought or is fighting kidney disease when you share their name and a special message. You can also show them honor by starting your own fundraising campaign to help fund the fight against kidney disease.

Honor and Memorial Wall

Click on a ribbon below to see some of those being honored.

IN HONOR OF

Oudone Phouthakhanty

Uncle Oudi struggled with Renal failure since August 2011. Uncle Oudi passed away June 27, 2018.

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Linda Butcher

My daughter, Lisa Taylor, has been fighting kidney disease for 10 years. She received a kidney from a living donor on May 1, 2018. God Bless living donors. And God Bless my daughter and all others dealing with kidney disease.

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Lonnie Patterson Jr.

Lonnie was on dialysis for 28 years. He passed away November 6, 2017 at the young age of 49. He was an amazing man. A wonderful husband, father and Apaw. I love you and miss you Lonnie.

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Russell sexton

My husband started dialysis in 2010.He died in 2015. Everyone said he would come into the center with a smile on his face. He was dedicated. He never missed a day of dialysis. He went through 23 surgeries while on dialysis.I miss him so much

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Ronnie Pribble

Ronnie Pribble, we stand #pribblestrong with you!

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Jack Welch

My husband Jack lost his fight with kidney disease in 2009. He fought a good fight. The disease was strong.

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Michael Reeder

My husband, Michael lost his battle with Kidney disease on February 2, 2018. He had been on dialysis since December 19, 2015. He was so strong and fought with all his heart. I miss him so much.

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Alicia Dixon

I want to honor my oldest daughter Alicia Dixon who received her kidney from my husbands' brother on January 30, 2002. She is doing great and has had 2 beautiful children since her transplant! God is so good!

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Rhonda Bennett

I want to honor my daughter Rhonda, I gave her a kidney on January 9, 2001. She is doing awesome and I am thankful God blessed me to do it for her.

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Clint Wright

My brother was my hero. Had PKD, transplant, coma due to neglect from hospital staff, high blood pressure and so much more. He passed away 6/8/1990 from a stroke at the age of 32. Through it all he lived life to the fullest, never letting any of this get the best of him. Loved!

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Luella d Sanderson

My grandmother who passed away over 100 years ago from renal failure, long before there was treatment. She passed when my Mother was in her early 20's. And for me and my 3 year struggle with CKD. Will be receiving a kidney from my daughter in a few weeks.

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Beatrice Davis

Love my mother Beatrice Davis who spent over 6 years on dialysis and she was a trooper and went as long as she could before stopping her own dialysis treatment and eventually dying from complications of Kidney Failure on February 26, 1994. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN

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Ronnie Pribble

Ronnie Pribble the community stands with you as you battle Kidney Disease we are #pribblestrong we are #cleburnestrong. As you fight the fight we will walk with you. We will cheer you on we will.... Because you matter to us.

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Shirley Ireland, Me

Both myself and my mother are on dialysis. Her from her diabetes, me from PKD.

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William Lane Dixon

My favorite Uncle developed kidney disease from diabetes and hypertension

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myself

I'm honoring myself because I been through the storm. I'm now in a place in life to help & educate others on Kidney Disease. This disease is real & many people ignore the warning signs. If I was educated at a early age on this disease process I would've took this disease serious.

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Foster C. Yates, III

My nephew who was a very bad diabetic from childhood. Now he has had a kidney & pancreas transplant and is living life to the fullest. I love this young man.

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Sammie Lloyd Clarkso

My brother Sammie had a kidney transplant about ten years ago after about two year later the kidney rejected. The doctor removed it and he lived about another ten year after the removal. He lived twenty-two on dialysis.He pasted August 18 2018. Missed but at peace and no more pa

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Vera Fick

Mom died 33 years ago from renal failure. I miss her so much. I was a dialysis nurse at the same time. They were all fighters and taught me never to give up.

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Kevin Hampton

This awesome young man battled with kidney disease for 11 years. 5 years ago on June 20, 2013 God blessed Kevin with a kidney transplant and it changed his life tremendously. Also 5 years ago he became the love of my life. May God continue to bless him and our love.

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Demetric D Taylor

This young lady Demetric here is fighting she needs a kidney she's on dialysis now. Best friend of 20 years Love her so much a very beautiful person kind-hearted giving, intelligent and smart. Please keep her in your prayers.

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Elizabeth Cvetic

Jeremy is my 39 year old son. He has been on dialysis for 2 years now. We are hoping he will receive a live donor kidney in the near future. My heart aches for him. He has 5 children.

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Kyle P

Although as a young man he faced a kidney transplant with astounding courage. He showed me a positive attitude can move mountains. Thanks Kyle.

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Tara Paulson

She is a kind person who who has been on dialysis for 9 years. She is such a good friend and has done so much for us. She would do anything to help someone else in need. She certainly is an amazing and loving soul.

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Kristen Garrett

She is amazing women who keeps fighting this disease. She works hard and has the biggest kindness heart in the world. I love her because she is my sister. Please become a organ donor.

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Wesley J. Frauen

He had kidney failure for 8 year he receive a kidney which gave him 4 more years. He fought hard but yet the disease won in the end. I miss you so much. You never gave up.

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Felipe Hilburn

In June of 2013 At the age of 38 years old I was diagnosed with kidney failure. Fast forward five years to March 15, 2018. My father suddenly passed away. He was able to give me a kidney. My transplant date was March 17, 2018. My father is my hero. My father gave me life twice.

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Joseph Brian McLain

It's been nearly 14 years and I still re-live that last Mother's Day we were together, it seems like only yesterday. You will forever be missed. Love that will never die! Forever Mom

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Michael J. Marcial

I met Michael in the year 2000. We clicked instantly and fell in love. We got engaged two years later. Michael was a wonderful man with a big heart. While planning our wedding he got called for a kidney transplant. Unfortunately it did not take and he passed away in 2002.

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Tiffany Olney

She was my best friend until the end, I miss her dearly

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Joseph Marchlewski

Been fighting a great fight. I love you forever Mr. Marchlewski. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of being your Mrs.

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Milton

My husband, Milton Tanner is in end stage renal failure since The first week in January 2018 and has life saving dialysis 3 times a week, which is 30 miles one way from home. He also has a bone disease called Amilydosis that he has chemo treatments for 4 times a month.

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Michael LaRussa

Not only has been fighting kidney disease, he just kicked cancer's butt! Love you, big brother!

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Wes Easterwood

I was so honored to be your kidney donor on Good Friday 2012 and what a blessing your life is to me since then - forever your kidney sister and friend!

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Terry Miller

In honor of my Dad! I lost my Dad Dec.31,2017 to Kidney Disease. He fought for 2 long years. My dad died holding my hand. I miss my dad. I wish that I could have done more for him.

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Pedro Vargas

Praying so you can find a match soon, love you brother XOXO

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Kevin Ina

To my beloved husband you fought a good fight . Ashley and I will miss you forever

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thomaslange

My Dad is the best guy you ever want to meet,and he has been on dialysis for 3 yrs now,he was gonna get a kidney but then he had a heart attack and other medical problems that took him off of the list.so all i can pray for is the time i get to share with him.

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Arthur Hatch

In memory of my father, Arthur Hatch

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Ardan

Through your efforts to raise awareness and money to help patients like you, you are a glowing inspiration.

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Ronald Watson

In September 1980 a young man died in a motorcycle accident and his family donated his organs. My husband received one of his kidneys and it worked perfect until Ron went to heaven in 2000

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Terry A Hughes

Terry was a special person and he fought so hard. When things got him down he kept working hard. I was his caretaker and wife and he lost his battle on March 5 2018 when his heart gave out.

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Rachel P.

Rachel is the strongest woman I know. She just got a transplant and is doing well!

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Karen Puzzo

In honor of my mother, Karen Puzzo, who is living with kidney disease every day

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Caroline F.

Thank you for sharing your story with us. We are happy to hear that you are doing well!

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Luis M.

We are honored to have met you last year and hope you are doing well with your new transplant!

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Skyler M.

You are an inspiration to kids everywhere! Thank you for sharing your talents and story with us.

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Joeseph M.

It has been such a pleasure to get to know you and the other Elks. Glad you are doing well!

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Thomas J.

Keep fighting the good fight Thomas!

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DeWayne C.

Inspired by the way you constantly use your story as a platform to raise awareness. Hoping you'll get a kidney soon!

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Lazell M.

Sorry to hear of your passing. You had a kind heart and were always trying to help others fighting kidney disease.

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Ron K.

You are always the first to raise your hand to help others. So happy you were able to get your transplant!

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Andre T.

Your life's work is to help others, and you are an inspiration to us all.

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Kevin D.

Happy that your transplant is going well!

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Monica J.

Love your daily inspirational notes! Your attitude and poise are examples for us all to follow.

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Dave W.

So proud of all the work you do to advocate for kidney patients.

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Elaine M.

Where would I be without your 'Dad Jokes'? So honored to know you and all the work you do on behalf of kidney patients.

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William S.

Your fighting spirit and positive attitude are contagious. Thank you for raising money to help others!

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Austin Lee

Your desire to help others is an inspiration. So happy you were able to get a transplant and happy to follow along on your journey!

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Chuck G.

Keep fighting the good fight Chuck! Your smile lights up a room and your positive attitude is contagious.

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Matt M.

You were all smiles and larger than life. Your beautiful family is carrying your legacy proudly.

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Gerry C.

Your son is carrying on your selfless spirit of helping others. You would be proud!

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Laura C.

Your lifetime of helping others and fighting spirit lives on!

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Steve W.

Thank you for being an inspiration to us all!

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