SIOUX FALLS, SD After the sudden loss of their son, a popular radio host and his wife were left with numbing grief and unanswered questions. They found support at Catholic Family Services, which helped the Lutheran couple overcome the most difficult time of their lives and appreciate each new day.
Out of the darkest depths of grief, hope began to emerge. The couple says they began to rely more on their faith.
"Well first of all, you numb when it happens; when you lose a child, for a long time," Chad said.
"They were very tough to go to because you knew that it was going to be hard, but it was very good. We left there feeling that where we needed to be," Suzette said.
child but what was once important, what you thought was important, you really learn to appreciate every single day. You don miss out on any opportunities that might come up. You just live life to the fullest," Chad said.
The couple and their 18 year old daughter, Jesse, regularly attend Our Savior Lutheran Church, but heard about Catholic Family Services grief support classes. Last March, they enrolled in a Nike Metcon Trainer Release Date
On October 23, 2010, the couple son, Aaron, was found dead in his South Dakota State University dorm room. The 20 year old passed away suddenly in his sleep from cardiac arrest. Doctors think his heart just stopped in the middle of the night.
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"What we learned from the grief classes is that you cherish all those memories that you have. You really hang on to those," Suzette said.
"It really made us look at the big picture and I think we become more spiritual. We know that we will get to see Aaron again and we know he in a really good place. It doesn mean we Nike Lebron 14 Shoes don miss him everyday, but we know he in a really good place," Chad said.
six week group course with other devastated parents.
Every weekday, Chad McKenzie wakes up early to host the KSOO Mainstreet Caf The radio veteran goal is to put a smile on the face of his listeners as they start their day. But behind his smile, Chad and his wife, Suzette Hohwieler, are overcoming unimaginable loss and grief.
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Back at the radio station, living life to the fullest is exactly what Chad is trying to do, while never forgetting the memory of his son.
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