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Walter LaRoy (Lee) Sell, 69, of Lincoln, NE, May 18, 1953 – April 14, 2023.


Walter LaRoy (Lee) Sell, 69, of Lincoln, NE, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2023 surrounded by family and friends, after fighting a brave battle against cancer. Walt was born May 18, 1953 in Lincoln, to Ralph Edward and Alice Marie (Tobin) Sell.


Walt was born and raised in Lincoln. He was a graduate of Lincoln East High School and completed a Business Administration degree from Southeast Community College.


Walt was an avid sports fan; he liked cats and dogs, enjoyed doing yard work, hunting, and reading, especially reading history. He loved the Holidays and potlucks, along with family and neighborhood gatherings.


He is survived by his wife, Pamela (Olson) Sell, of Lincoln, NE; son, Shannon Sell, of The Colony, TX; sisters, Betty (Randy) Cary, of Lincoln, NE, Robin (Harlan) Wusk, of Firth, NE; brother, Larry Sell, of Portland, OR; brother-in-love, Danny (Lori) Olson, of Norfolk, NE; sisters-in-love, Lori Olson, of Randolph, NE and Mary Jo (Chuck) Urbanec, of Wakefield, NE; in addition to 10 nieces, 6 nephews, and 20 great nieces and nephews.


Preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Alice, sister-in-love, Patty (Amen) Sell, and brother-in-love, Vernon Olson.


Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Radiant Life Church, 740 N. 70th Street, Lincoln, NE.


Luncheon will take place at the Church following the Celebration of Life.


No Graveside Service.


Memorials to the Family for future designation to charities of Walt’s choice.

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