Terry Michael Sellner, 57, of Earlville, IA passed away peacefully on
Monday, November 11, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids surrounded
by his family.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 15, 2013 at St.
Joseph’s Catholic Church in Earlville by Rev. Noah Diehm. Visitation will
be from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013 with an 8:00 p.m.
Scripture Service at the Clifton-Murdoch Funeral Home and Cremation Services
in Earlville. Additional visitation, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Friday at
the Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in
Terry was born July 31, 1956 in Manchester. He received his education at
Maquoketa Valley Schools and Hawkeye Tech. Terry was united in marriage on
January 6, 1978 to Karen Oberbroeckling with whom he had three children.
They later divorced. Terry spent many years as a mechanic working for
various businesses including Kreeb Brothers, Weilands, AKI, Welters Storage,
and Ra-Ly Transport. He loved tinkering with motors, motorcycles,
gardening, was a master of crossword puzzles, and an avid reader all his
Terry is survived by three children, Joe Sellner, Jude (Jess) Sellner, and
Jayci (Jason) Hamm; parents, Don (Bonnie) Sellner and Carol Raithel; a
brother, Tom (Pam) Sellner; sisters, Tamy (Bob) Halfhill, Tracy Bohr, Tana
(Grant) Guetzko, Trudy (Jim) Carmichael, Tina (Duane) Elgin, and Tricia (Al)
Connolly; 7 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend,
Terry was preceded in death by his step-father, Art Raithel; a brother, Tim
Sellner; a grandchild, Matthew Sellner; and nephews, Seth Sellner and Austin