American Veteran 08

Don F Sell

December 28, 1938 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 81)


Don Fredrick Sell, on Thursday, March 12, 2020, loving husband and father of five children, passed away at the age of 81. Don was born on December 28, 1938 at home in Riverton Oregon to Fred and Beulah (Smith) Sell. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Beulah Sell, his sisters Bev, Betty, and Lois, and his brothers Verlin, Glenn, and Lyn.He is survived by his wife Shirley, his children Sherri, Shawn, Tim, Kelly, Bethany, his sisters Deloris Dennis and Barbara Trolard, and 6 grandchildren.

He graduated from Coquille High School in 1957. As a dedicated employee, he worked for Roseburg Forest Products for 42 years, with a 2 year break to serve the country in the US Army from 1961 to 1963. Often he could be found working on a car, tractor, or boat. Either fixing it, or trying to improve its performance. His free time was often also spent woodworking, hunting , fishing, bee keeping, and would take the occasional motorcycle ride.

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