Lial Howard Selzer, 05 Dec 1935 - 05 Sept 2017
SELZER, GRAESSER, HERTEL, CAREW, HARTMAN, VASSO
Posted By: Sandy Ficken (email)
Date: 9/28/2017 at 15:11:59
Memorial service for Lial H. Selzer, 81, Homestead, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. He died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa.
Amana Church elder Emilie Hoppe will officiate at the service. Burial with military honors will be in the Homestead Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at Kloster Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.klosterfuneralhome.com.
A memorial fund has been established.
Lial Howard Selzer was born Dec. 5, 1935, in Homestead, the son of George and Linda Graesser Selzer. He graduated from the Amana High School in 1953 and attended the University of Iowa. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 - 56, during the Korean Conflict.
He married Helen Hertel Oct. 5, 1963, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Homestead. The couple made their home in Homestead. He worked with Gringer Ag, a feed business, in accounting. He was a member of the Amana Sportsmanís Club and was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, gardening and woodworking. He also liked to cook, and especially enjoyed time with his family and friends.
Selzer is survived by his wife of 53 years, Helen; two sons, Scott, Homestead, and Neil (Rebecca), Madison, Wis.; two grandsons, Gabriel and Aidan Selzer; a sister, Marian (Dan) Carew, Phoenix, Ariz., and two nieces, Alisa (Doug) Hartman, Phoenix, and Stephanie(Neal) Vasso, Tyler, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Williamsburg Journal Tribune, 13 Sept 2017
The Gazette, Posted on Sunday, 10 September 2017 [Abbreviated]
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