July 17, 2010
MARY D. SELDEN, 88, of L’Anse passed away Monday, July 12, 2010 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Streator, IL. on March 22, 1922 the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (English) Donnersberger. Mary graduated from St. Scholastica High School in Illinois. She did her undergraduate work at Barat College in Lake Forest, IL., and the University of Michigan. Mary received her Masters degree in social work from Michigan State University. Mary was employed as the social worker for the Copper Country Intermediate School District.She was also a probation officer for the district court system. Mary married James C. Selden on August 19, 1948 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, L’Anse. He preceded her in death on February 6, 2007. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the church choir, and the former Altar Society. She was also a member of the Michigan Education Association. Mary enjoyed gardening, knitting, canning, baking, and was an avid reader. She loved traveling. Mrs. Selden is survived by her loving children Tom (Cindy) Selden of L’Anse, Daniel (Patti) Selden of Ft. Pierce, FL. Joseph (Gail) Selden of Monroe, MI. Mary (John) Schmidt of L’Anse, Regina (Charles) Theriault of Gaylord, MI. and Laura Jeske of Ferndale, MI. 20 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her 2 sisters Helen and Betty. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, 2010 from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, L’Anse with Father John Longbucco, celebrant. Interment will take place in the L’Anse Evergreen Cemetery. The family received friends on Friday, July 16, 2010 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. A parish prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Friday evening in the funeral chapel.
MARY D. SELDEN, 88, of L’Anse passed away Monday, July 12, 2010 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Streator, IL. on March 22, 1922 the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (English) Donnersberger.... View Obituary & Service Information
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