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Retiree Roundup
August 2019

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Doug Bostock: (8-2-2019rh) Doug was scheduled to be released Encompass Rehab Center today, but instead was readmitted to the hospital.  He has developed a serious infection in his blood which will require a port. He then will be given antibiotics by IV for 10 to 14 days to fight the infection.  He is at Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, Rm. 310, 11297 Fallbrook Dr, Houston, 77065.  He always welcomes phone calls; his number is 281-221-7466.  Please continue to pray for Doug.  UPDATE: (8-24-19 nf) Doug was released from Kindred Hospital on Friday, 8-23-19 and is finally at home after 2 months in hospitals or rehab centers. He will return to Kindred 2-3 times a week for wound care follow-up. Healing has been a slow and painful process for Doug and wife Mae and they need our prayers for relief of pain and a full speedy recovery.

Nelson Foehner: (08-2-2019rh) Nelson was released from the hospital last week and his cancer has been diagnosed as a sarcoma, which is a cancer of connective tissue.  He is undergoing additional test at this time and he anticipates that he will be advised by his oncologist of a treatment plan within the next two weeks. Nelson is sounding much stronger and is in good spirits.  UPDATE: (8-19-20 rh) There has not been a lot of change since our last post.  He is still at home and is not in any pain.  He even accompanied me the other day to visit Doug Bostock and to deliver a wheelchair to another member.  His oncologist has referred him to M.D. Anderson for his records to be reviewed and he has another appointment scheduled with his oncologist in a few weeks.   He is in good spirits and welcomes phone calls.  His number is 713-857-2924.  Please keep Nelson and his family in your prayers.
Ed Whitehead: (8-15-19 nf) Wife, Patsy, reports that Ed will be admitted to Clear Lake hospital on 8-16-19 to undergo the replacement of two aortic valves on 8-16-19. He should be able to go home the next day. Lift up your prayers for Ed and the surgery staff. UPDATE: (8-24-19 nf) Ed underwent heart valve replacement procedure on 8-20-19 and released on early afternoon on 8-22-19. Later that evening, he was transported to Clear Lake Hospital, Webster, diagnosed with pneumonia and a fib and readmitted for treatment. Lift up your prayers for Ed and his caregivers that he would have a full and speedy recovery.


Willie Dorsey, Jr., August 16, 2019
Samuel A. Baker, August 18, 2019
Sally Brumley, wife of Kenneth Brumley, August 18, 2019
Sula “Sue” Turbeville, wife of member Forrest Turbeville, August 23, 2019
Julia Adelaine Schmitz Ryza, mother member David Ryza, August 26, 2019
Victor Cozma, member, August 28, 2019
"The way of life winds upward for the wise, that he may turn away from hell below"   Proverbs 15:24

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