Obit: Selves, Minnie K. (1867 - 1960)

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Surnames: Selves, Egbert, Tesmer, Barr, Wiersig, Schwierske, Wolk, Eggebrecht, Welsch, Barber, Crag, Scherer, Paulus, Armstrong, Geisler

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 09/22/1960

Selves, Minnie K. (5 Sept. 1867 - 17 Sept. 1960)

Mrs. Minnie Selves died at the Clark County Hospital at Owen Saturday afternoon at 2:30 P.M., a heart attack being the cause of her death. Funeral services were conducted at the First Evangelical and Reformed church in Colby Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Orval Egbert of Greenwood officiating, and internment was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery. Pall bearers were George Tesmer, W. M. Barr, Arthur Wiersig, Fred Schwierske, Emil Wolk and Ervin Eggebrecht.

Minnie K. Welsch was born on September 5, 1867, in Mosel, Sheboygan county, and received her education in German School, Brown Settlement, near Hemlock, Wis. She married J. Thomas Selves in 1888 in Colby, Wis. After their marriage, they farmed in Neillsville and Green Grove before coming to Colby 60 years ago. She was a member of Rebecca Lodge and First Evangelical and Reformed church.

Surviving are a son, Harry Lester Selves and a sister, Mrs. Bert S. Barber of Minneapolis, Minn. Her husband, five brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

Out of town people here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. James Crag of North Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Bert S. Barber of Minneapolis, Minn., Lee Selves, Mrs. Nick Scherer, Mrs. Ernest Snyder, Mrs. James Pudlas of Neillsville, Mrs. Al Armstrong of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Geisler of Greenwood.

Mrs. Selves was well known for her fine Christian character and her pleasant disposition with a kind word for everyone and all things.



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