Alice Sellner

Obituary of Alice Leona Sellner

Alice entered into Eternal Life the evening of Nov 8, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN with her family at her side.

Alice Leona Sellner was born on July 29, 1936 in Sleepy Eye, MN, the daughter of Michael and Margaret (Reiniger) Tauer.

After growing up in northeast Albin Township, attending rural school and Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s, she married Donald Sellner at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Oct. 4, 1956.

After their marriage, they moved to a farm in southwest Albin Township where they raised three children. Farming included dairy, hogs, chickens, garden produce, and fruit.

Alice enjoyed family and friends, visiting new friends and going on drives, gardening, and baking.

Alice was raised in the Catholic faith. She was also involved with the Order of Christian Mothers Society and Schoenstatt Sisters for many years. She is survived by her husband Donald and three children; Duane of Winona, MN; Darold of Eagan, MN, and Danette (Gary) Olson of Lakeville.

Her surviving siblings include Dolores Kral of New Ulm and Robert (Darlene) Tauer of Hanska. Other survivors include nieces, nephews, cousins, and in laws. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Edwin (Agnes) Tauer, Laura (Florian) Wurtzburger, Linus (Doris)Tauer and Raymond (Adella) Tauer, brother in law Jerome Kral.

 

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Wednesday
13
November

Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel
301 - 3rd Ave. S.W.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
Thursday
14
November

Visitation 2

7:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel
301 - 3rd Ave. S.W.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
Thursday
14
November

Service Information

10:30 am
Thursday, November 14, 2019
St. Mary's Catholic Church-Sleepy Eye
636 1st Ave. North
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States

Interment Information

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
720 3rd Ave. N.E.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States

Reception

Following burial in the church social room.