Joseph L. Sell, 70, Beaver Dam, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at his home.

Joseph was born the son of Raymond and Eileen (Pierce) Sell Dec. 8, 1946, in Beaver Dam. He was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School. Joe was married to Andrea May Sept. 18, 1965, in Beaver Dam. Joe was employed with the manufacturing industry in the area and later owned his own business for many years. He was a gun safety instructor for many years and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Joe is survived by his wife, Andy of Beaver Dam; his sons, Robert (Beth) Sell of Beaver Dam and Brian (Roxanne) Sell of Beaver Dam; his brother, Doug Sell of St. Germain; and his grandchildren, Joshua (April) Sell, Nathan Sell, and Rachel Sell.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per Joe’s wishes, a private memorial service will be held.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at