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Obituary of Harley G. Sellnow, son of Alma Bogenschneider Sellnow

Harley G. Sellnow

THERESA - Harley G. Sellnow, 73, of W1053 Allen Road, Theresa, died on Monday, Aug. 20, 2001, at his home.

The funeral will be held on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m., at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, Theresa. The Rev. David Aderman will officiate. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Theresa.

Mr. Sellnow was born on Oct. 4, 1927, in the township of Theresa, the son of William and Alma (Bogenschneider) Sellnow. He was married on April 11, 1953, to Isabelle Marsh at St. Olaf's Church, Toland.

Mr. Sellnow lived on the homestead his entire life. He farmed there until his retirement in 1984. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, listening to polka music and attending church. He was a member of St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, Theresa.

Survivors include one son, Glenn (Judith) Sellnow, Wauwatosa; one daughter, Nancy (Leo) Kiefer, township of Theresa; four grandchildren, Ann, Joshua, Anthony, and Julieann; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Isabelle, in 1996; one sister, Pearl Giese, and one brother, William Sellnow Jr.

Friends may call on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Cottrill Funeral Home, Mayville, and on Thursday, Aug. 23, from noon until the time of service at St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church, Theresa.