As grade-schoolers, they would form human shields when their coach, reeling from chemotherapy, vomited on the bench. They feared that Jason Stadstad, a former hockey player for Grand Forks Central High School, would be replaced if their parents or team organizers knew how ill he was.
Inspired by her son's care, Michelle Stadstad will become a nurse today As her first-born son, Jason, lay in hospital beds battling the brain cancer that would finally take him at age 19, Michelle Stadstad watched in wonder and gratitude as nurses cared for him with tenderness, skill and warmth.
The Grand Forks Herald presents a check for more than $8,000 to Terry Dvorak (center) of the Grand Forks Blue Line Club. Others pictured are Lee and Michelle Stadstad, (left) parents of Jason Stadstad, and Kevin Fee (right) of the Herald.
The Grand Forks Herald presents a check for more than $8,000 to Kylie Theisen (center) of Relay for Life. Others pictured are Lee and Michelle Stadstad (left), parents of Jason Stadstad, and Kevin Fee (right) of the Grand Forks Herald.
Proceeds will go to Relay for Life and local youth hockey The 2008 Herald Jason Stadstad Hockey Classic raised more than $16,000 for charity. As a result, Relay for Life and the Grand Forks Blue Line Club each will receive a check for $8,060.71 at tonight’s Red River-Central boys hockey game.
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