July 2, 1944 - March 5, 2019
Diane Sellman, age 74 of Slayton, MN passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.
Diane was born on July 2, 1944 to Ernest and LaVerne (Otkin) Raatz. On December 16, 1966 Rick and Diane (Raatz) were united in marriage.
Diane did daycare in their home in Fulda for many years. In 1988, Rick and Diane bought the Gateway by Lake Shetek and then built a new station on Valhalla Road. In 2002, they sold Sellman’s Gateway and moved to Slayton.
Diane was blessed with one daughter, Stacey and son-in-law Jason Overgaauw. In May, 2005 they were blessed with twin grand-daughters, Ashley and Amanda, the pride and joy of grandpa and grandma’s life. Diane is also survived by her brother, Bob Otkin (Joyce) of Elkton, SD.
Diane is preceded in death by her husband Rick, sister Kathy Kepler and brother-in-law, Denny Kepler, brother Denny Raatz and her parents.
A celebration of life visitation will be held on March 31, 2019 from 1-3pm at the Senior Citizens Center in Slayton.