Austin Lee Seng, 27, Celestine

Austin Lee Seng, 27, of Celestine, died Monday, November 29, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper August 9, 1994, to Steve Seng and Bev (Thewes) Harris. He married Shelby Mehringer February 29, 2020, at St. Isidore-St. Raphael Campus in Dubois.

Austin was part-owner of Seng Farms. He enjoyed hunting, farming, and being with friends and family.

He is survived by his wife, Shelby Seng; one daughter, Brynlee Seng, at home; his parents, Steve and Becky Seng, Dubois, and Bev and Tom Harris, Wickliffe; one sister, Shyann Wolf and husband Ryan, Evansville; his parents in-law, Kathy Rottet and husband Phil, Jasper, and Mark Mehringer and wife Chrissy, Jasper; in-laws Justin Rottet, Evansville, Matthew Rottet and Hannah Rottet, Jasper, Skyler, Gable, and Alexis Byrd, all of Jasper; his paternal grandmother, Mary Kay Seng, Dubois, and his maternal grandparents, Larry and Marilyn Thewes, Celestine, and Phyllis Verkamp, Ferdinand.

He was preceded in death by one son in infancy, Kamdyn Seng, grandfathers Richard Seng and Eugene Verkamp, and one uncle, Keith Thewes.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and from 7-9:15 a.m. Friday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions can be made to the wishes of the family or to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Duke University Medical Center, P.O. Box 3624, Durham, North Carolina 27710. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Isidore-St. Raphael Campus in Dubois with burial following in the church cemetery.

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