Skip to content
joanbauer's profile image - click for profile

Joan Bauer's Fundraiser:

Run Joan Run

Joan's Photo

BENEFITING: ABOVE & BEYOND CANCER

EVENT: Million Dollar Marathon

EVENT DATE: Jun 21, 2013

Joan Bauer

THE STORY:

On June 21st, a team of 160 cancer survivors and supporters will embark on a 4,000-mile run across America. One marathon at a time, the team will cross 15 states and more than 500 communities as they work to pass their baton from the Pacific to the Atlantic. I am one of those runners.

More information can be found on the run's website: http://coasttocoastforcancer.org

My name is Joan Bauer. I am a 55 year old wife, mother of three, sister and daughter. I have lived in rural Iowa my entire life. I am an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) and work in long term care with elderly. I couldn’t imagine working anywhere else. I love my residents like family.

We all have had our own encounters with cancer. We have either had a personal battle or watched a loved one, friend, co-worker, or neighbor battle cancer. I am doing this marathon for all those who have been impacted by this disease. My sister Karen died in February 2011 after her second battle with cancer. She was my confidant and we were so much a like. I miss her everyday! My friend Clete, taught my husband and I what is important in life – faith, family, friends and fun. He died 3/20/12. He was not afraid to face his disease and death straight on.

My brother Francis started his battle with cancer in July 2010. He had a screening colonoscopy due to the urging of his daughter and was diagnosed with Stage I colon cancer. After surgery to remove the tumor and 12 inches of his bowel, he has been cancer free since.

God has blessed me with good health and a strong body. I feel that I need to give back and this is a way I can do this. I feel humbled that I am able to be a part of the Million Dollar Marathon. My hope is that with the help of my family, friends and community I can raise money that will help further research efforts, help educate others on the importance of health lifestyle choices and the importance of screening and early detection of cancer.

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$10,025

MONEY RAISED
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Bev Sporrer

    $250

  • Dean & Charlotte Fett

    $25

  • Gary & Marlene Englin

    $30

  • Bruhn Farms

    $250

  • Audubon Medical Clinic

    $25

  • St.Patrick's Catholic Women

    $400

  • Karl Eischeid, D.D.S.

    $50

  • Mary Grote

    $25

  • Audubon State Bank Charitable Foundation

    $25

  • Molly's

    $50

  • Evelyn Roberts

    $200

  • Olsen & Associates/Frank Olsen

    $25

  • Bruce & Tina Andersen

    $25

  • Best Med

    $50

  • Donna Bauer/Taylor Hill Lodge

    $20

  • Pastor & Mrs. Duane Anderson

    $100

  • Margie Galles

    $20

  • Joanne & Jan Greving

    $200

  • Dean & Mary Hollister

    $10

  • Herbers Seed & Consulting, Inc.

    $100

  • Audubon Foods

    $50

  • Landmands Insurance Agency LLC

    $75

  • Tim & Jan Andersen

    $25

  • Virginia Mennenoh

    $20

  • Shelly Madsen

    $20

  • Cindy Madsen

    $5

  • All the employees at Landmands

    $100

  • Allison Wittrock

     

  • Jerry & Leann Kinman

    $25

  • Laerne & Patti Deist

    $25

  • Howard & Sharon Weitl

    $50

  • Leonard & Janet Baumhover

    $50

  • Steve & Margee Shaffer

    $30

  • Jeff and Mary Gross

    $20

  • earl & Carolyn Blohm

    $100

  • Laverne Lansman

    $25

  • Ruth Ann Bock

    $25

  • Mark & Teresa McLaughlin

    $25

  • Annette Wittrock

    $25

  • Brian & Kathy Jensen

    $50

  • Russ McCoy

    $10

  • Ardella Schlichte

    $10

  • Dorothy Kerkhoff

    $10

  • Kathleen Irlmeier

    $25

  • Reising Clan

    $200

  • Natalie Lange

    $20

  • Margie Deist

    $25

  • Mike, Carrie,& Chris Bauer

    $200

  • Dale & Judy Zimmer

    $100

  • Bob & Linda Blomme

    $200

  • Lorne & Marlene Hupp

    $50

  • John and Mary Couture

     

  • Kyle Kjergard

    $20

  • Dan & Sarah Christensen

    $25

  • Rod & Angie Williams

    $100

  • Benefit Dinner & Auction

    $3,631

  • Ted Bauer

    $20

  • Duane & Cleone Tessman

    $200

  • Orrin & Carol Bruhn

    $50

  • Mike & Susan Lapham

    $50

  • Willis & Dawn Bruhn

    $50

  • Russ & Bev Bruhn

    $50

  • Ed & Veronica Bruhn

    $50

  • Leslie Eischeid

    $150

  • Carol Baier

    $20

  • Nancy Wheeler & Lester Johnson

    $100

  • Darrell & Nancy Wittrock

    $200

  • `Mark & Cynthia Heller

    $50

  • Betty Zimmer

    $500

  • Anna Elmquist

    $20

  • Julie Knudsen

    $5

  • Annette Nissen

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Trudy Benton

    $5

  • Tonia Andersen

    $10

  • Roger & Donna Galles

    $150

  • Sam & Juanita Hahn

    $10

  • Donna Kessler

    $20

  • Lavonne Harper

    $100

  • Cleone Tessman

    $200

  • Deb & Megan Oakley

    $20

  • Joyce Ostebee

    $10

  • Linda Bybee

    $25

  • Kaye Notatzke

    $25

  • Deb & Megan Oakley

    $20

  • Joyce Ostebee

    $10

  • Linda Bybee

    $25

  • Kaye Notatzke

    $25

  • Ron & Paulette Chambers

    $25

  • Gary & Lisa Reisz

    $200

  • Sherri Fenske

    $3

  • Verlon & Ruth Stone

    $100

  • Sue Barnes

    $25

  • Josh, Christy, Tessa & Nora McFadden

    $81

  • Fred & Susan Nelson

    $25

  •  
  •  
  •  
 

134% Raised of $7,500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $10,025 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM

Want to help Fundraise or Volunteer for this amazing Fundraiser? Join the Team

Donor Comments

Fred & Susan Nelson

Fred & Susan Nelson

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Josh, Christy, Tessa & Nora McFadden

Josh, Christy, Tessa & Nora McFadden

DONATION: $81

4 years ago

Sue Barnes

Sue Barnes

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Verlon & Ruth Stone

Verlon & Ruth Stone

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Sherri Fenske

Sherri Fenske

DONATION: $3

4 years ago

Gary & Lisa Reisz

Gary & Lisa Reisz

DONATION: $200

In memory of Karen Reisz 4 years ago

Ron & Paulette Chambers

Ron & Paulette Chambers

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Linda Bybee

Linda Bybee

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Joyce Ostebee

Joyce Ostebee

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Deb & Megan Oakley

Deb & Megan Oakley

DONATION: $20

4 years ago