Grand Blanc fifth-grader who went into cardiac arrest at water park dies days later
FRANKENMUTH, MI — A Grand Blanc fifth-grader died after suffering cardiac arrest last month at a Saginaw County waterpark.
London Eisenbeis, 10, who attended Myers Elementary in Grand Blanc, suffered an unknown medical condition about 5:25 p.m. on Feb. 18 while at Splash Village in Frankenmuth, according to Frankenmuth Police Chief Don Mawer.
Mawer said that London went down a slide and came out unresponsive, but had a pulse.
London was transported to Covenant HealthCare and airlifted to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mawer said.
According to an obituary, London died Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the U-M children’s hospital. A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 2245 East Baldwin Road, Grand Blanc.
Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. on Friday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, with a time of sharing memories at 6 p.m. that evening followed by a Trisagion Service at 7:15 p.m.
A GoFundMe account for London has raised more than $17,000 of a $20,000 goal.
Al Zehnder, chairman and CEO of Zehnders of Frankenmuth, called it a very sad situation and said they had sympathy for the family.
The exact cause of London’s death was not disclosed.