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Karla Sellers


Published: Friday, June 6, 2014 10:26 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, June 6, 2014 11:08 a.m. CDT

Karla Jo Jessen Sellers, 53, of Coralville died June 4, 2014, of cancer at Windmill Manor in Coralville.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton. Inurnment will be Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton. Visitation will be noon until service time Saturday at the funeral home. As a memorial to Karla, donate blood to the American Red Cross. Online condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.

Karla Jo Jessen, daughter of Teresa (Loudon) and Carl Jessen, was born Sept. 8, 1960, in Creston.

Karla grew up in Vinton and graduated from Vinton High School in 1979. She attended Luther College for a year.

In 1980, Karla married Wyndham Sellers, and they later divorced.

Karla was a stay-at-home mother.

Karla is survived by her sons, Kenny Sellers of West Des Moines and Mitchel Sellers of Urbandale; brother Kevin (Buffy) Jessen of Shellsburg; and sister Cindy (Tom) Lynch of Guttenberg.

Karla was preceded in death by her parents.

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