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Benefit for family Sunday at LASC

Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Luis "Gordo" Serrano

STERLING – A daylong benefit Sunday for the family of Luis “Gordo” Serrano will feature music by DJ Big Boi, Sonido Nomada and Sabor Latino.

The event will be from noon to 9 p.m. at the Latin American Social Club, 2708 W. Lincolnway,

Serrano, a nonsmoker, died in March, a week after being diagnosed with lung cancer. He was 35.

Proceeds will help pay funeral expenses. Any extra money will go into an account for his four children, ages 4 to 10.

A memorial account also has been set up in his name at Cornerstone Credit Union.

Anyone interested in donating or volunteering can call 815-441-0081.

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