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John Keith Sellers

June 2, 1928 July 8, 2019
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John Keith Sellers, 91, of Forreston, died Monday July 8, 2019. He was born June 2, 1928 in Kenosha, WI, the son of Edward and Adah (Lux) Sellers. John married Helen Marie (Munson) Fandel November 3, 1958. John taught in Forrest Ville Unit School District for twenty five years and later retired from Simler TruValue Hardware. He was a talented musician and accomplished drummer in jazz bands most of his adult life.

John is survived by his wife, Helen Sellers; daughter, Diane Tawil of Collinsville, IL; step-children, Tina (Fandel) Cannova of Freeport, IL and Roger Fandel of Sacramento, CA; nine grandchildren, Jason Lehman, Bryce Lehman, Sara Swift, Anne Kenna, Andrea Teuber, Joshua Teuber, Erin Mousel, Tamsun Pierce, and Roger Fandel; also surviving are thirteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Sellers; two brothers; one sister; and one great-granddaughter.

There will be a private family service. Burial of cremains will be in White Oak Cemetery, Forreston, IL. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in his memory. Please visit to sign john’s online guestbook and to share memories.

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White Oak Cemetery Final Resting Place

West White Oak Road
Forreston, IL 61030

West White Oak Road Forreston 61030 IL
United States

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