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Kenneth Earl Sellon, age 62, of Allendale, Michigan passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 2, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.  Kenneth was born November 25, 1957, in Grand Rapids, MI to Richard Austin Sellon and Carol Louise Brusted.  He graduated from Coopersville High School with the class of 1975.  Kenneth worked for Crystal Flash of Grand Rapids and Merle Boes of Holland, MI.

Kenneth married Karen Standley at the Davey Allison Memorial Park in Talladega, Alabama.  He loved working on cars and loved auto racing.  Kenneth raced in the sportsman division at Berlin Raceway.  He was also a minister.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carolyn.

He will be lovinly remembered by his wife, Karen; daughters, Laura and Lisa; grandchildren, Baylie and Trevor; brother, Michael (Carol) Sellon of Ravenna, MI; and sisters, Lois (Douglas) Christian of Branch, MI and Eilene (Mark) Scholten of Sparta, MI.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

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Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006.


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  1. Brian Curie on July 3, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    He will be greatly missed. I remember skeet shooting with him, that was a blast. Thoughts and prayers, he is home now.

  2. Tammy Parmentier on July 3, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    This news is sad because he was such a nice guy. You and he were great together Karen. I will pray for healing for you and peace for your heart. Hugs and love from our family and the Amish community you guys touched.

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