Meal Train for

David Stenshoel & Anne Gomez

About this Meal Train

Dear Family & Friends I have been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of gingiva (gum cancer), and will be having reconstructive surgery on June 7. Specifically, the surgery is a left partial maxillectomy, a left fibula free flap and left thigh skin graft, and a left neck dissection to remove two suspicious lymph nodes. In layperson's terms, I will have some upper left teeth, gum and bone removed, and replaced with bone and tissue from my left thigh. I will be in surgery for 8 hours and in the hospital for about a week at Abbot NW in Minneapolis. We will need your love and support during this challenging time. Some of you have already reached out and offered your help. We are still figuring out what we need and where we need help and will use this CaringBridge website to keep you updated. In the early days, I will depend on Anne to keep you posted on my progress especially during my week in the hospital. Much Love, David

RAISED $8,250

GOAL $10,000

$8,250 raised by 123 people

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Recent Donations:

$118

Anonymous
Friday, Oct 29, 2021

$50

Anonymous
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

$50

Michelle Kinney
Sunday, Oct 17, 2021

$100

Laura L Harada and Tim O'Keefe
Sunday, Oct 17, 2021
All the love, dear Anne and Tom. What a beautiful day it was!

$50

Joseph Demko
Sunday, Oct 17, 2021

$50

Sharon Doherty and Therese Cain
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021

$35

Anonymous
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021

$50

Kit Kreilick
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
Sorry to say, I only recently became aware of David's amazing breadth of musical interest and talent from his brother, Eric, a longtime friend from church choir. What a loving celebration this concert is! I am happy to support the family and such a generous community of musicians and friends.

$30

Rose Oyamot
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
Sending my love to you and your family. Missing David very much. Thinking of you both and sending hugs, Anne.

$25

Stephen T McClellan
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021

$20

Doris Wickstrom
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
David lived a beautiful life. He will be missed by many. Thinking of you and Tom in your time of sorrow. Hugs to you both.

$40

Joan Kuehl
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021

$25

Linda Littleton
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
I didn't know David well but sure enjoyed jamming with him online.

$35

Anonymous
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021

$50

Joseph Grzesiak
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021

$50

Wendi Storhoff
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
My sympathy to you, Anne.

$25

Karen
Thursday, Oct 14, 2021

$50

Shannon Russell
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021

$25

Kate Olson
Monday, Oct 11, 2021

$100

Anonymous
Friday, Oct 1, 2021

$25

Curt
Sunday, Sep 26, 2021

$50

Anonymous
Monday, Sep 20, 2021

$25

Anonymous
Thursday, Sep 16, 2021

$100

S and B Barnes
Wednesday, Sep 8, 2021
Thinking of you and sending love.

$30

Anonymous
Friday, Aug 20, 2021

$125

Anonymous
Thursday, Aug 12, 2021

$50

Bernardine (Dine) Watson
Tuesday, Aug 10, 2021
For my friend David and his wife Anne

$25

Julie Sedlak
Monday, Aug 2, 2021

$50

William Smith
Sunday, Aug 1, 2021

$100

Jim Plattes
Friday, Jul 30, 2021
David and Anne

$40

Lydia Olchoff
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021
Love and BIG hugs to you, David and Anne

$100

Serdar G
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021

$100

Jack and Brenda Sielaff
Wednesday, Jul 28, 2021

$100

Natalie Nowytski & Scott Keever
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021
We love you!

$100

Tom Cornish
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021
Keeping you in my thoughts.

$50

Anonymous
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021

$100

Joe Shalita
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021
Brothers yesterday, today and eternity.

$25

Steve and Johnna
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021

$100

Kristine Lekander
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021
Sending love from Norway

$30

Linda Littrell
Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021
These precious days, sending love

$100

Lawrence DeSantis
Monday, Jul 26, 2021

$25

Sonja Quanbeck
Monday, Jul 26, 2021
Thinking of you both everyday

$25

Tracie Anderson
Monday, Jul 26, 2021
This one is for BIRTHDAY sweets and treats for Anne (you can share, David!)

$25

Anonymous
Sunday, Jul 25, 2021

$100

Mahi and Matt
Sunday, Jul 25, 2021
I have defining Minneapolis memories with you. Thank you.

$100

Anonymous
Sunday, Jul 25, 2021

$25

Anonymous
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021

$40

Kitty Croswell
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021

$100

Erik Jothen
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021

$100

Margo Abdo O'Dell
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021
Sending huge hugs and a whole lotta love!!!

$50

Anonymous
Saturday, Jul 24, 2021

$42

Anonymous
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

$50

Shari Carter
Friday, Jul 23, 2021
❤ ✌

$100

Chiharu & Tim Mikkelson
Friday, Jul 23, 2021
sending you LOVE

$40

Terri Thao
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

$25

Brian B
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

$113

Daniel A Newton
Friday, Jul 23, 2021
Sending lots of love and comforting energy your way.

$100

Betsy Williams
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

$100

Beth
Friday, Jul 23, 2021
Sending you love.

$25

Mike McCabe
Friday, Jul 23, 2021
With love

$25

Anonymous
Friday, Jul 23, 2021

$100

David Hirschman
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021

$30

Cathy Camper
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021
Sending hope and strength!

$50

Anonymous
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021

$100

Hawona Sullivan Janzen and Mark Janzen
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021
Sending you love and strength for the journey.

$50

Mélina & Sameer Mangal
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021
With love and hope

$50

Sandra Hong
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021
Sending you love

$100

Jack and Brenda Sielaff
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021
We're thinking about you during this tough year.

$100

Tracy Nielsen
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021
Love to you both

$250

Anonymous
Monday, Jul 19, 2021

$50

Brian Kao and Clara Wong
Monday, Jul 19, 2021
With our love

$30

Anonymous
Monday, Jul 19, 2021

$100

Jenny Staben
Monday, Jul 19, 2021
I so wish I were closer but sending thoughts of healing and comfort in both your directions.

$20

Anonymous
Monday, Jul 19, 2021

$25

Cheryl Ekstrum
Monday, Jul 19, 2021
Sending warm wishes for swift healing

$100

Joe and kathy
Monday, Jul 19, 2021
Love and healthy thoughts

$100

Matthew L. Senjem
Wednesday, Jul 14, 2021
Thinking of you both and sending healing vibes.

$100

Audrey L. Kingstrom
Monday, Jul 12, 2021
Just learned of your ordeal. Sending lots of love and healing thoughts! Wishing you a speedy and complete recovery!

$50

Christine and Steve Wold
Wednesday, Jul 7, 2021
Thinking of you both, and sending positivity your way. Be well, Christine and Steve

$100

yan ming
Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021

$250

Anonymous
Monday, Jul 5, 2021

$100

Amy Dillahunt
Sunday, Jul 4, 2021
Sending you healing vibes and tons of love--Amy and Dean

$50

Bruce & Cindy Hanson
Saturday, Jul 3, 2021
praying for you!

$50

Linda Littrell
Saturday, Jul 3, 2021

$50

MJ Mueller
Friday, Jul 2, 2021
Sending love and wishes for a full and swift recovery

$40

Sarah Larson
Friday, Jul 2, 2021
Lots of love to you both.

$100

Todd Menton
Thursday, Jul 1, 2021

$30

Nan Klock
Thursday, Jul 1, 2021

$25

Mark Ambroe
Thursday, Jul 1, 2021

$100

Scott Nieman
Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021
Get well so we can play music again! In Person!!

$30

Anonymous
Thursday, Jun 17, 2021

$100

Ann Exil
Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021

$40

Chris Chookiatsirichai
Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021
Wishing you a full and strong recovery! Sending you healing, love and positivity!💚✨

$30

Kassira Absar
Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021
Sending both of you love. And I wish you all the rest and healing.

$50

Peter Stenshoel
Sunday, Jun 13, 2021
Hang in there, David! We're cheering you on.

$100

Laura Harada and Tim O’Keefe
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021
You both are obviously so loved by so many! What a gift! We’re sending lots of love and strength and quick healing vibes your way!

$25

Jill Stefansen
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021
Wishing you the very best outcome, and strength to you both!

$100

Priscilla Thomas
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021
All my best wishes to you both ❤️

$100

Mahati Chintapalli
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021
Sending love and healing! Wishing a smooth and full recovery!

$100

Carl & Carlotta Posz
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021

$30

Nan Klock
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021

$40

Sonja Quanbeck
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021
Continue the good fight!

$40

Roshani Saraiya
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021
Sending lots of healing thoughts your way!

$100

Mike Tietz
Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021
Stay strong - wishing you all the best!

$100

Steve Clarke
Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021

$50

Anonymous
Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021

$100

Edward Tucker
Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

$100

Brian Pratt
Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021
Take care of the care taker!

$100

Leonard Su
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Speedy recovery, best wishes, and lots of love and music to you David and Anne!

$32

Nathan
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021

$100

Anonymous
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021

$20

Kristine Lekander
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021

$75

Heather Townsend
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Much love

$50

Jake
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Heart and Soul Food

$100

David P
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021

$75

Steve
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Hope and love brother

$100

Joseph V Gonzales
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Please take care and sending loads of love

$50

Jeanie and Drew
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Food is love and life.

$50

Bruce J Hanson
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Praying for your successful surgery and recovery.

$150

Hussein Ahmed
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Wishing you a speedy recovery David.

$50

Yigitcan Eryaman
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Wishing you health and a long life full of music !

$100

Cecilia
Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
Thoughts and prayers with you

$50

Esther
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Prayers for comfort and healing.