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Christian Michael Sell

October 30, 1976 ~ December 7, 2018 (age 42)

There will be a visitation for Chris Sell on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris.

Christian Michael Sell was born on October 30, 1976 in Alexandria, Minnesota to Steven Edward Sell and Shirley Ann Williams.  Chris was baptized on January 16, 1977 at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria.  Chris grew up in the Starbuck area where he received his education until moving to Alexandria, where he then attended the Alexandria School District.  After his schooling, Chris began working in the Alexandria area, laying floor covering and then worked in highway construction for Diamond Surfacing.  In 2001, Chris moved to Morris, Minnesota where he started his job with Hancock Concrete for two years before beginning his career at Superior Industries, where he recently celebrated 15 years of employment.  In 2005, Chris met Heidi Fahleen; the two began dating and were married on April 14, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  They made their home in Morris and welcomed their son, Levi, on January 30, 2012.  That same year, they moved to their home in Hodges Township, just outside of Morris. 

Chris enjoyed hunting, golfing, and watching car races.  He entertained any opportunity for a good political debate.  Chris loved rebuilding his classic car, a 1976 Camaro, and attending classic car shows, participating in the competitive sport of shooting at 3-gun matches and meeting many great friends. He was also known to be a prankster and scaring people – his favorite holiday being Halloween. Chris was a member of and involved with the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, the National Rifle Association and the 9-F Sportsmen’s Club.  He was always willing to lend a helping hand. Most importantly, Chris loved the time that he was able to spend with Heidi, Levi and his family and friends.

Chris is survived by his wife: Heidi Sell of Morris; his son: Levi Sell of Morris; father: Steven Sell of Eureka, MT; mother: Shirley Sell of Alexandria; brother: Mike (Vicky) Sell of Garfield; father-in-law and mother-in-law: Bob and Jan Fahleen of Chokio; brother-in-law: John (Tiffany) Fahleen of Sartell; two sisters-in-law: Stacy (Troy) Engebretson of Morris and Jill (Ryan) Loge of Morris and aunts and uncles: Mary Lida of Starbuck, Darrell Williams of Garfield, Don (Rochelle) Williams of Minneapolis, Ricky Williams of Alexandria;  nieces and nephews; Hunter and Wyatt Sell of Garfield, Peyton and Elsa Fahleen of Sartell, Britta (Steven) Koehl of Morris, Blake and Chase Engebretson of Morris, Haley Hennen of Morris, Lexi Hennen of Alexandria and Brady Loge of Morris; and one great-niece, Harper Schaefer.  Chris is preceded in death by his grandparents: Edward and Lillian Sell, Richard and Leona Williams; uncles, Charles Lida and Roger Williams; aunt Judy Williams; and great friend Jeffrey Kirkwold. 

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS THE FAMILY PREFERS MEMORIALS.

Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of the arrangements.

 


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