September 25, 2018

Rosemary L. Selle

Died March 30, 2017


Rosemary L. Selle, 85, of Turner passed away Thursday morning, March 30, 2017, at MediLodge of Sterling after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Rosemary was born Sept. 17, 1931, in Midland to the late Elmer L. and Beulah M. (Sova) Boman. She married Lester F. Selle on Aug. 22, 1953, in Midland, and together they raised five children, Walter, JoAnn, Robert, Karen and Glen.

Rosemary enjoyed making special-occasion cakes for not only family but also friends and neighbors. She also enjoyed babysitting, whether for one of the 10 grandchildren or local children. Rosemary had been a member of the Au Gres United Methodist Church prior to her illness.

Rosemary is survived by her children, Walter (Ruth) Selle, JoAnn (Rick) Kern, Robert Selle, Karen (Greg) Shaler and Glen (Janell) Selle; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Regina Bloom; brothers, Elmer Boman, William Boman and Thomas Boman; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Rosemary was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Selle, on July 20, 2013; and sisters, Virginia Boyer, Laura Bates and Nora Naugle.

Visitation for Rosemary took place from 3-8 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, and 10-11 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 E. Michigan Ave., Au Gres, MI 48703. Funeral service began at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment followed in Linwood Cemetery in Au Gres.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be offered at


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