OTTUMWA, I.A., - When Good Samaritan Hospice Nurse Sherelyn Hornick found out that her patient’s last wish was to go fishing one more time, it was a call to action.
Hornick went to Good Samaritan’s Activity Department director Sarah Meeker to help make David Steen's last wish possible and, with camera in tow, asked Steen if he wanted to go fishing. His reply was simple. "Yeah! I want to go fishing!" he said.
Meeker then asked Steen for one piece of advice. Again, it was simple. "Go. If you want to fish. Go," he said. "Do it all now while you can. Someday you won’t be able to.”