Support for Carl's Stroke Recovery

In November of 2015, Carl suffered a stroke which has caused him to become physically disabled, and unable to speak. Recovery has been a struggle, with communication being the biggest hurdle. Carl will be going to the Ability Lab in Chicago to attend an intensive, month long stroke rehabilitation program, in hopes to gain more control over his body and ability to communicate. We are hoping to raise funds to help with the medical and travel costs of the trip, which are not covered by insurance.

We appreciate any help or sharing!


For those who are local, we will also be hosting a spaghetti dinner benefit for anyone who is able to attend.

Sunday, April 29 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at
Negaunee Eagles Club: 309 Iron Street in Negaunee
Music by Pierre & Luke Ogea

$7 per person (5 and under free)

Hope to see you there!


Carl Carlson III was born in 1961 to the late Kathie and Carl Carlson Jr. Carl grew up in Ishpeming with a fondness for the outdoors and carpentry, which he still has today. He worked as a member of the local carpenter’s union 1510 for many years, until he was forced to retire in 2014 due to injury. He has also worked many side jobs over the years across the UP.

He currently lives in L'Anse with his wife Sharon.
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    • $25 
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    • $1,000 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Carl Carlson IV 
Ishpeming, MI
Sharon Carlson 
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