Debbie Kirchhauser

My mother, Debbie was the most resilient and courageous person I’ve ever known. While she was battling ovarian cancer for the past five years, she travelled the world. She took on new adventures every moment she could. She was fearlessly herself. Debbie lost her battle this past July, and not a day goes by that […]

Swati Sathe

My Mom fought ovarian cancer for 7 years after getting diagnosed in 2004. I have seen her valiantly fight through her 4 surgeries and 4 chemotherapy cycles in this period of time. I remember that when she was in remission between her surgeries, we used to do adventurous things such as – wildlife safaris, hikes […]

Teresa Perry

Teresa Perry is the most beautiful woman I know! She is courageous, she is selfless, she is optimistic. She is an incredible wife, mother, daughter and friend. Teresa is an inspiration to so, so many and loved by all. She is a fighter and a survivor. We are all so proud to be a part […]

Marlene Bortleson

I will never forget the day we stood in Dr. Rivkin’s office for the first time and he said to my Mom, “You are not going to die from this disease. You will die from old age, but not this disease.” We all believed his words because my Mom believed the words with her whole […]

Dr. Dan Veljovich

Dr. Veljovich helped guide our family through a very difficult and scary time in our lives. When we felt at a loss with a diagnosis, he helped us find the right care for our mom and we are very grateful. Him and his office staff went above and beyond. We have hope because of Dr. […]

Sarah Volkmann

Team Walking for Karen is also walking in honor of Sarah Volkmann, Karen’s mom. Sarah was diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after Karen earned her wings. Sarah is a wife, mother, friend, Gramma and GG. We walk for you and love you!

Karen Perrenot

Mom battled stage 4 ovarian cancer for nearly 12 years. 12 years of strength, courage and hope. 12 years of fighting so she would be there for 12 more… 12 more summer vacations, 12 more Christmases, 12 more anniversaries, 12 more years of birthdays, plus a wedding, the births of four grandchildren and millions of […]

Roni Scheller

Roni battled Ovarian Cancer for over 3 years and never let it break her spirits. She lived everyday to the fullest and always found the laughter. We are so grateful to the doctors and nurses at Northwestern Hospital for their care.

Helen Harris

My mother battled ovarian cancer for 5 1/2 years. She was a real inspiration.

Khoosnam Commissariat

Khoosie found the good in everything and everyone. She illuminated any room she walked into and immediately was your friend. She taught me more about life and gratitude than I could have ever learned in a million books. She lived with dignity and grace through her years with Ovarian Cancer, keeping the rest of us […]