|Marjorie E. "Marge" Selman, age 92, of Altona, Illinois, died on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 11:22 P.M. at Hillcrest Nursing Home in rural Geneseo, Illinois. She was born on September 12, 1917 in Altona, Illinois, the daughter of Carl D. and Sarah E. Penny Jacobson. She married Harold W. Selman on March 20, 2943 in Altona, Illinois. He preceded her in death on February 20, 2005.
Surviving are three sons, M. Dennis (Cindy) Selman of Belton, Texas, Kevin J. (Carol) Selman of Minooka, Illinois and Keith A. (Terri) Selman of Bishop Hill, Illinois and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and one sister.
She attended the Altona Schools, graduating from High School in 1936. She was a homemaker and was active in the operating of the family farm in Bishop Hill and Altona areas. She retired and moved to Altona, Illinois in 1979. She was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Altona, Illinois, and Knox County Farm Bureau. She enjoyed music, gardening and her family.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 2:30 P.M. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altona, Illinois. Rev. Tim Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 12, 2009 from 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altona, Illinois. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Altona, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altona, Illinois.
On-line condolences my be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.