Robert J. Sellens, 78, Russell, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Wheatland Nursing Center, Russell.

He was born Aug. 4, 1939, in Russell to Ralph and Berniece (Witt) Sellens. He was a graduate of Russell High School.

He married Joyce Irene Ehrlich in Russell. He was a truck driver. He was a member of the Army National Guard and achieved the rank of sergeant. Survivors include a son, Joe Sellens, West Chicago, Ill.; a daughter, Teresa Davis, Perkins, Okla.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Sellens.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Russell.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.