|Churkey, Selma A. (1912 - 1982)|
Surnames: CHURKEY DECKER FRANZ WACHSMUTH BOLF HORN LAUBE
----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 11/10/1982
Churkey, Selma A. (1912 - 1982)
Selma A. Churkey, 70, of Owen, Clark County, died at 12:05 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 29, at United Church of Christ in Owen. Rev. Margaret Shepherd officiated and burial took place in West Side Cemetery at Greenwood. Maurina Funeral Home, Owen, was in charge of arrangements.
The former Selma Franz was born Jan. 9, 1912, in Greenwood to Henry and Augusta (nee Decker) Franz.
She was married to David E. Churkey on Oct. 8, 1932, and they were later divorced. She farmed in the Town of Green Grove and had lived in the City of Owen for the past 20 years. She had been employed at the Dairyland Animal Clinic for many years.
She was a member of United Church of Christ and its Ladies Aid.
Survivors include one son, Elroy Churkey of Carpentersville, Ill. one daughter, Mrs. Leo (Gladys) Wachsmuth of Bear Creek three sisters, Mrs. Mike (Mata) Bolf of Greenwood, Mrs. Harold (Arvilla) Horn of Greenwood and Mrs. Minnie Laube of Owen one brother, Leondo Franz of Wis. Rapids eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Preceding her in death were four brothers one sister and her parents.
Serving as pallbearers were Dale Thompson, Art Jarvis, Frank Kowalski, Ray Nelson, Gerald Brecke and Leonard Johnson.
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