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Leonard Devon Sellers

October 21, 1925 ~ November 30, 2017 (age 92)

Leonard Devon Sellers, formerly of Pierceton, Indiana, passed away at 12:13 a.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at his daughter’s residence in Oregon, Wisconsin at the age of 92. 

He was born on October 21, 1925 in Kosciusko County, Indiana to Merl Sellers and Ethel (Cook) Sellers.  On June 19, 1951 he was married to Esther Adaline (Palmer) Sellers for 64 years before she passed away on January 9, 2016. 

Leonard was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana where he was a proud hard working farmer.  He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1953.  He was a member of the Pierceton Senior Citizens Center, and a longtime member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church of Warsaw where he was very active in church activities.  He enjoyed working with wood and engines.  Over the years Leonard had made various woodworking projects for family, friends and the church.  He was a loving husband, a wonderful father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be dearly missed by all. 

Leonard will be lovingly remembered by his son:  Michael (wife Dianna) Sellers (Pierceton, Indiana); two daughters:  Jean Cox (Columbus, Ohio); and Patricia (husband Patrick) Hermsen (Oregon, Wisconsin).  He also leaves behind six grandchildren:  Laurie (husband Johnny) Him-Velarde (Chicago, Illinois); Kelly (husband Joey) Nguyen (Columbus, Ohio);   Michelle Holt (Madison, Wisconsin); Eric Sellers (Larwill, Indiana); Dana (husband Derrick) Day (North Manchester, Indiana); Calvin (wife Alicia) Sellers (South Whitley, Indiana); and nine great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson: Kyle Holt; three brothers:  Virgil, Claude and Wayne Sellers; sister Leona Gillman; and his son-in-law Dave Cox.  

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

His funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home of Warsaw and officiated by Pastor Holly White.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery of Pierceton, Indiana with full military rites by the American Legion Post #258 of Pierceton and active duty members of the Army Honor Guard.

Memorial donations may be directed to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 2943 E. 400 S., Warsaw, Indiana  46580; or to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, 1315 Directors Row #210, Fort Wayne, Indiana  46808 and would be appreciated by the family.

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
December 3, 2017

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Funeral Service
Monday
December 4, 2017

10:00 AM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580


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