Obit: Sellung, Ina (1888 - 1960)

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Surnames: Sellung, Pinion, Dahlke, Jahnke, Grammer, Meinke, Lord, Hertert, Kropelin, Podevels, Godlevske, Gatzke, Barts

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 12/29/1960

Sellung, Ina (7 Sept. 1888 - 22 Dec. 1960)

Mrs. Francis Sellung of Colby, Route 1, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, last week Thursday morning at 6:15 o’clock at the age of 72 years. Funeral services were held Saturday morning, Dec. 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic church, Rev. John B. Pinion officiating, and internment was made in St. Mary’s cemetery. Pall bearers were Bernard Dahlke, Joe Jahnke, Richard Grammer, Orville Meinke, Ralph Lord and Ruebin Hertert.

Ina Kropelin was born in Hilbert, Wis., on September 7, 1888, and moved to this area with her folks in 1903. She married Francis Sellung in Colby, Wisconsin on February 19, 1907. They lived in Canada eight years, in Montana 10 years, in the town of Hull from 1924 to 1927, in Milwaukee from 1927 to 1951, and in the town of Hull from 1951 to 1960.

Surviving are her husband; six daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Anna) Podevels of Colby, Mrs. Webster (Marie) Godlevske of Camine, Calif., Mrs. Raymond (Lena) Jahnke of Marshfield, Route 2, Mrs. Theodore (Margaret) Grammer of Colby, Route 1, Mrs. Albert (Lorena) Gatzke of New England, N. Dak., Mrs. Leroy (Alice) Lord of Clintonville, Route 2; two brothers, Ed Kropelin of Colby, Route 1, Arno Kropelin of Colby; three sisters, Mrs. Harvey (Anna) Barts of Colby, Mrs. Herman (Meta) Podevels of Colby, Mrs. Armin (Emma) Barts of Abbotsford, 25 grand children; 27 great grand children.

Two sisters and four brothers preceded her in death.

Mrs. Sellung had the esteem of a wide circle of friends who will remember her for her fine Christian character and industrious habits. They will miss her friendly greetings.



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