From Listener Danny Walters:
I am an Officer for the La Porte Police Dept. One of our Officers and good friend Jason Kraatz whom is 45 suffered a massive stroke the weekend of July 29th. He underwent surgery at St. Lukes and had a massive clot removed from his brain.
The next day he was up talking and walking to his wife and two teenage kids, unknown there was an arterial tear which caused another clot and bleed on his brain. Jason went down hill quickly, had to be placed in an induced coma and have a portion of his skull removed due to the swelling.
Jason is recovering and seems to be improving, but has a long road of recovery (approx. 1 year). Jason and his wife are very active in the community with little league football, baseball, and the local FFA. great man!!
A facebook page has been set up (Kraatz' Korner) with amazing outpouring of support. We are having a benefit for him on October 7th. R
On a side note Danny Furstenfeld, Justin from Blue Octobers dad and I use to be partners on a narcotics task force, Danny is contacting Justin to see about getting us some merch for auction.