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Helen Elizabeth Selvidge

June 4, 1922 October 17, 2018
Helen Elizabeth Selvidge
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Obituary for Helen Elizabeth Selvidge

Helen Elizabeth Selvidge, 96, of Manhattan, KS passed away on Wednesday, October 17th, at the Wamego Health Center.

Helen was born in New Braunfels, TX on June 4, 1922, daughter of Hattie Viola (Stokley) and Jefferson Davis Rainwater. She graduated from Greensville High School class of 1939.

She married the love of her life John Raymond Selvidge Sr. on December 2, 1941, in Junction City, KS. She was a dedicated Army wife, and mother.

Helen loved, to Quilt and sew, she was incredibly passionate about quilting, she also loved to go fishing and camping.

She worked in Civil Service on Fort Riley Army Post.

Helen is survived by her two sons John Selvidge Jr., of Manhattan, KS and Harold R. Selvidge of Carbondale, KS, 7 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband John Selvidge Sr., a daughter Mary Horn, and all seven of her brothers and sisters.

A graveside service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation


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