Arthur Sellner

Obituary of Arthur J. Sellner

Arthur J. Sellner age 98, of Sleepy Eye, MN passed away peacefully on February 18, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family. Arthur Joseph Sellner was born on July 27, 1922 in Mulligan Township, Brown County, MN the son of Joseph and Anna (Reiniger) Sellner. He married Marion Mary Hillesheim on October 15, 1947 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. Art and Marion farmed south of Sleepy Eye for 34 years before moving to town 40 years ago. Faith, family and farming were the center of his life. Art was active in his church, a member of Knights of Columbus and Catholic United Financial. Family was important to him, always concerned about their welfare and praying for them. He also enjoyed the family celebrations with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Art frequently commented on how fortunate he was to be a farmer. He especially enjoyed seeing the fields turn green in the spring. After moving to town he grew beautiful roses that surrounded his home. Arthur is survived by his children, Theresa Thomas of Chanhassen, Anna Marie (Craig) Gifford of Balaton, Mary Jane (Martin) Hoffmann, David (MaDonna) Sellner, Linda Schroepfer all of Sleepy Eye, son-in-law, Larry Mages of Lafayette, 25 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and brother-in-law, Meinrad Hillesheim. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion, daughter, Margaret Mages, sons-in-law, George Thomas, Paul Schroepfer, his parents and sisters, Edith (John) Rosenstengel, Cecilia (Clarence) Hornick and Mary Magdelen (Harold) Wersal. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. Mary's Church or School.
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Monday
22
February

Visitation 1

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, February 22, 2021
St. Mary's Catholic Church-Sleepy Eye
636 1st Ave. North
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
Monday
22
February

Service Information

11:00 am
Monday, February 22, 2021
St. Mary's Catholic Church-Sleepy Eye
636 1st Ave. North
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States
Monday
22
February

Interment Information

12:05 pm
Monday, February 22, 2021
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery
720 3rd Ave. N.E.
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, United States