Obituary: Oran Sellers, Jr.

Oran Sellers, Jr., of Argonia, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Select Specialty Hospital in Wichita at the age of 87.
Oran was born the son of Oran and Edna M. (Fortner) Sellers on Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1930, in Milan.
On Dec. 24, 1950, Oran and Freda Mae Rose were united in marriage in Liberal. Together they celebrated 55 years of marriage.
Oran served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War, and later became a member of the American Legion. He was a Master Mason in the Harper Masonic Lodge #206. Oran was a retired farmer and proud that his family continues to operate their over 100-year-old farm.
Survivors include his sons, Alan Sellers and his wife, Beverly, of Milan, and David Sellers of Cheney; sister, Wanda McFarland of Valley Center; grandchildren, Matthew Sellers and his, wife Roberta, of Lenexa, Blake Sellers and his wife, Sarah, of Kansas City, Kan., Nicholas Sellers and his fiancee, Amanda, of Lenexa, Garred Sellers of Argonia, Patrick Mbahi Sellers of Milan, Brice Sellers of Milan, and Megan Sellers of Santa Monica, Calif.; and great-grandchildren, Harrison Oran and Peyton Rose Sellers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Freda; son, Roger Sellers; granddaughter, Hannah Rose Sellers; brothers, Meryl and Marvin Sellers; and sisters, Lorraine Hogue, Maxine Ellison and Evelyn Carr.
Visitation was held at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9, with the family present from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral service for Oran was at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Argonia United Methodist Church, Argonia. Interment followed at the Argonia Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established in his loving memory with the Argonia Fire Department and the Argonia United Methodist Church. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home.
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Arrangements are by Cornejo-Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.