Chuck's Heart Surgery Healing Fund

After 2 years of illness, doctors have finally determined that Chuck's heart is failing.  His recent visit with a surgeon determined that without surgery, he would die within a year.  Thankfully, he has open-heart surgery scheduled for July 21st, 2017 with one of St Cloud hospital's best cardiology surgeons.

After surgery he will stay in the hospital 4-5 days, then on to a rehab facility for at least a month.   He faces a long road to recovery and his doctors have told him the earliest he could possibly return to work is 6 months.

Chuck has had to limit his work this past 2 years due to illness and has not been able to work at all since January.  Most of his medical bills will be paid through insurance but he will still have his cost share.  He is also very worried about maintaining his home in Miltona until he can get back to working.

We (his sisters) want Chuckie to concentrate on his health and not have added stress of unpaid bills.  All monies collected will go to help his medical expenses and to get caught up and hopefully pay his utilities ahead for a year.  

Chuck...Chuckie...Uncle Chuck Brother...Dad...Nephew...Son...Friend. 
Whatever you call him, he has always been there to help out.   Please consider our crowdfunding effort and help our brother now.  If you can't contribute financially at this time, you can still help out by keeping him in your thoughts and prayers through this major surgery.
Thank you, Thank you!

The road is long
With many a winding turn
That leads us to who knows where
Who knows where
But I'm strong
Strong enough to carry him
He ain't heavy, he's my brother

So on we go
His welfare is of my concern
No burden is he to bear
We'll get there
For I know
He would not encumber me
He ain't heavy, he's my brother
                                              The Hollies
  • Gene & Artie Oswald 
    • $100 
    • 57 mos
  • Dr. Connie Tarasek 
    • $20 
    • 57 mos
  • Andrew Przybilla 
    • $250 
    • 57 mos
  • Jen Brown 
    • $25 
    • 57 mos
  • Julie Warren 
    • $100 
    • 57 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jodi Kendra Slagle 
Minneapolis, MN
Charles Johnson