John Keith Sellers, 91, of Forreston, died on Monday, July 8, 2019.
He was born on June 2, 1928 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the son of Edward and Adah (Lux) Sellers.
John married Helen Marie (Munson) Fandel on Nov. 3, 1958.
John taught in the Forrestville Valley School District for 25 years and later retired from Simler True Value 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; step-children, Tina (Fandel) Cannova, of Freeport, and Roger Fandel, of Sacramento, California; nine grandchildren, Jason Lehman, Bryce Lehman, Sara Swift, Anne Kenna, Andrea Teuber, Joshua Teuber, Erin Mousel, Tamsun Pierce, and Roger Fandel; also surviving are 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Sellers; two brothers; one sister; and one great-granddaughter.
A private family service is planned with burial of cremains at White Oak Cemetery, Forreston.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
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