Dolores F. Sellner, 96, of New Ulm died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at her home at Ridgeway on 23rd. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with burial in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 – 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL, in New Ulm. The Christian Mothers will pray the rosary at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Cathedral. To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfh.org
Dolores is survived by her daughters, Kathreen (Reuben) Kokesch of Gibbon, Darlene (Dave) Portner of New Ulm, Rosilyn (Bob, Jr.) Alfred of Donnellson, Iowa, Jolene (Curtis) Benson of Springville, Utah, Pauline (Gary) Wilfahrt of Hanska; sons, Jerry (Kathy) Sellner of Round Rock, Texas, Donny (Deb Heinz) Sellner of New Ulm; twenty seven grandchildren; fifty great grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Krzmarzick of Sleepy Eye, Marion Schroepfer of Lamberton; brother, Jerome (Dolores) Kral of Sleepy Eye; brother-in-law, Elmer Neidecker of New Ulm. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gervis Sellner; granddaughter, Shari (Alfred) Bartholomew; great grandson, Braydon Portner (Stillborn); sisters, Irene Kral, Loretta (Albert) Schroepfer, Gladys (Eugene) Lang, Angeline (Linus) Krzmarzick, brother, Leonard Kral, brothers-in-law, Anthony Krzmarzick, Vernard Schroepfer, Edmund (Alice) Sellner; sister-in-law, Betty Neidecker.
Dolores F. Kral was born on October 22, 1921 in Hanska to Otto and Anna (Braulick) Kral. On June 14, 1943 she was united in marriage to Gervis L. Sellner at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in New Ulm. After marriage they farmed on the Sellner family farm in Sigel Township until moving to New Ulm in 1971. She worked at 3M in New Ulm for eleven years and then retired. Dolores enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, embroidering, watching her grandchildren play sports, and watching the Minnesota Twins. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm and the Christian Mother’s Society. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to N.U.A.C.S. or the donor’s choice. www.mvfh.org