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