Kenneth Sell, age 85, of Springfield, MN died on June 26, 2021, at his home in Springfield, MN.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church on Wednesday at 11:00 am.

The clergy will be Father Garrett Ahlers. Interment will be at the St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery in Springfield, MN.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Kenneth Francis Sell was born on February 28, 1936, the son of Jacob and Susan (Welter) Sell in Sundown Township, Redwood County, MN. Ken was raised in the Clements area and attended Morgan Public School. He enlisted in the United States Army and served from 1955 to 1958. On April 8, 1961, Ken was united in marriage to Marilyn Jensen in Clements. Ken farmed after serving in the Army and after retiring Marilyn and Ken moved into Springfield. He served on the Sanborn Elevator Board, was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and later St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, and was a Lion’s member. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, farming, cars and trucks, hiking in Arizona, and time at the lake.

He is survived by his wife Marilyn Sell, son Kenneth (Kathleen) Sell, daughter Catherine (Jan) Holdeman, grandchildren – Kenneth, Michael, and Alexander Sell, brother Valerius Sell, and sister-in-law Eileen Sell. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and siblings – Eugene, Milton, and Florence, and sister-in-law Rosalyn.