Long-time fire captain goes on final ride with Elkhart Lake Fire Department

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SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A long-time fire captain in Sheboygan County went on his final ride Tuesday night, Dec. 21.

According to this family, Steven Tauschek is terminally ill and not expected to live much longer.

So the Elkhart Lake Fire Department decided to pick up Steven from his house and take him for one last ride on a fire engine.

We spoke with his wife, who says Tuesday night's ride meant a lot to Steven and his entire family.

"Just seeing everyone come and show that love to Steve, it really means a lot to us," said Mary Jane Tauschek. "We're so grateful, we're really grateful."

The Tauschek family said it was amazing to see Steven smile and that they're grateful for the entire Elkhart Lake Fire Department.


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