Benefit Scheduled For Presthus Family

Date posted - February 7, 2013

Sheldon, IA — A benefit is planned for the family of Chris Presthus of Ashton, who passed away December 20th as the result of a heart attack.  The benefit includes a supper, silent and regular auction, raffle and a bake sale, and will be held March 2nd at the Eagles Club in Sheldon.

Brian Tutje of Sheldon is one of the organizers of the benefit, and says that, with his untimely passing, Presthus left behind a wife and four children.

Tutje tells us more about the day’s events.

Tutje says folks will have the opportunity to bid on many different items during the auction, from football tickets to a puppy, all donated by local residents and merchants.

Tutje said he wants to thank everyone who has helped organize this event, and especially those who generously donated auction and bake sale items.  He added that any additional donations for the auction or bake sale are most welcome, and appreciated.

The bake sale will begin Saturday morning, March 2nd at 10 am at Fareway in east Sheldon, while the dinner, auction and raffles will be held at the Eagles Club, on Highway 18 in central Sheldon, beginning at 4 pm.

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