An interview with Roger and Louise Nilles.
ProLifeCorner.com – Freeport Il.- Louise and Roger Nilles live in a modest home in the shadow of a high rise apartment. Roger and Louise are a loving couple who have worked tirelessly, over the years, to help others in the community. There selfless love for family and community is well known. Because of devastating health problems, they are now the ones in need of a helping hand. Louise has worked for a local health care facility for over 20 years, but recently her hours have been cut.
Since our previous article about Louise and Roger Nilles there have been several steps forward and a few steps back.
The good news is that the much needed downstairs bathroom is almost completed, work has begun on a wheelchair ramp, and to everyone’s delight, Roger has an artificial limb. He’s on his way to his goal-to dance with Louise again. Continue reading
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ProLifeCorner- Freeport Il.- By Laraine Hruby-
Maybe a picture’s worth a thousand words, but first-hand experience is certainly worth more than a million! And it has been my good fortune to know Roger and Louise and witness parts of their long history of working together to overcome many debilitating and sometimes life threatening health conditions. Throughout it all, Louise works full-time and has been able to respond to the many ups and downs which require visits to doctors and ERs, stays in hospital and care centers, whatever it takes in order to treat and surmount conditions involving Roger’s lungs, heart, nervous and circulatory systems, and, most recently a vein collapse which resulted in the necessary amputation of Roger’s left leg above the knee.
And if I had to sum it all up in one word, I’d have to say “AMAZING!”
Yes, AMAZING, that in spite of all these health conditions, their life is not about trials and survival and focus on pains of the past, but about life and love and looking forward with grateful expectation to that special happiness that comes with love – the love of God and others. Continue reading