Marty Schreiber: “The last man you would have expected to wind up lonely”

Martin Schreiber visits his wife Elaine Schreiber as the two share a lighter moment at The Lutheran Home on W. North Ave, in Wauwatosa in November 2015.

Martin Schreiber visits his wife Elaine Schreiber as the two share a lighter moment at The Lutheran Home on W. North Ave, in Wauwatosa in November 2015. Photo: MIKE DE SISTI, MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

When a loved one suffers from a life-sapping illness, often times the affliction is more difficult on the caregiver.

Marty Schreiber is a hero. The former WI governor lost his wife Elaine Ruth Schreiber Monday who died after an 18-year fight with Alzheimer’s Disease. Through it all Marty Schreiber was a valiant, courageous, loving husband.

Here are some touching articles that chronicled the Schreibers’ battle:

Marty Schreiber’s Last Campaign
by Steven Walters

The last campaign: Former Gov. Marty Schreiber takes on ignorance of Alzheimer’s disease by Mark Johnson

Loneliness hits seniors whose spouses are still around but have Alzheimer’s by Mark Johnson

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