Russell Selin, age 65 of St. Francis died January 18, 2008 at Unity Hospital in Fridley. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 22nd at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Francis witha visitation 1 hour before the service at church. There will also be a visitation on Mondayfrom 4 – 8 P.M. at our Isanti Chapel. Interment will be in West Oak Grove Cemetery.
Russell Edwin Selin was born April 30, 1942 in Minneapolis to Edwin and Ruth Selin. He was raised in rural Anoka and attended the Anoka schools. Russell served in the Coast Guard from 1960 1966. On July 2, 1966 he married Joan Lund and they made their home in Cedar until moving to St. Francis in 1999. He was a member of the Cedar-East Bethel Lions Club. Russell especially enjoyed playing with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed cooking, working on the computer and he loved bird watching.
Russell passed away on January 18, 2008 at Unity Hospital in Fridley at the age of 65 years, 8 months and 18 days. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Ruth and by his brother, Ricky.
He is survived by his wife, Joan of St. Francis; daughter, Tamara (Scott) Eik of St. Francis; 4 grandchildren, Kory, Jacob, Rebekah and Arianna; step-mother, Shirley Selin of Perham; sister, Rose Marie Fournier of Anoka; and by many other relatives and friends.