Our Stories

You can typically find Monte Albrecht tackling opponents on the football field or going for the pin on the wrestling mat, but seven years ago he had to tackle a much different scenario – his mother’s battle with breast cancer.

With a smile that could light up the room and a bright personality, Stephanie Williams would have been 42 years old in April, but cancer had other plans.

Three daughters. Farm duties. Active 4-H mom. School activities. How does a mother fit it all in?

For most young kids, summer vacation means care-free days of being outside, getting together with friends and enjoying some time away from school.

“A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.”