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Benefit for Nesseth baby planned

WORTHINGTON -- A live auction and memorial dinner benefit for Leo Chapman-Nesseth, the Lakefield baby who died recently of a rare genetic disorder called Alpers disease, will be July 20 at the Worthington Fairgrounds Arena.

Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the auction will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Live auction items include two sets of Twins tickets behind the first base dugout in the seventh row, a two-night stay in Spearfish Canyon Lodge, a gas grill, concrete, beef, soybeans, a patio set, gift certificates and many other items.

Leo was the son of Andrew Nesseth and Lindsay Chapman of Lakefield.

Anyone who cannot attend and would like to help may write a check to United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF), care of Leo's Lions, and mail it to Extended Ag Services, 507 Milwaukee St. Lakefield, 56150.