Schnell benefit set for Saturday

A benefit to help defray the medical expenses of the late Pete Schnell will be held Saturday evening at the Moose Lodge in Webster City.

Rory “Pete” Schnell, 59, of Webster City, died Feb. 20 at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. after a battle with cancer.

Organizers said the event will begin with a social time from 4 to 6 p.m. Dinner, consisiting of pulled pork sandwiches, chips, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, dessert and beverages, will be served at 6 p.m. A freewill donation will be accepted for the meal.

Following the dinner, a live auction of donated items will be conducted.

A raffle drawing for a Dell laptop computer is also planned.