Kay Don Selke1935 - 2017
Kay Don Selke age 82 of Rogers Township
passed away at home on December 24, 2017.
He was born November 24, 1935 in Rogers City
to Louis and Ruth (Pake) Selke.
Kay Don graduated from Rogers City High School in 1953, He served in
the Polar Bear Division at the Yukon Territory while in United States
Army from 1957 through 1959. On October 7, 1961 he married
Audrey Woizeschke at St. John Lutheran Church in Rogers City, He
retired as a letter carrier from the Rogers City Post Office in 1990 at
age 55. He enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and
mentoring his nephews with his love for the outdoors, Time spent at his
hunting camp with his family was a passion he loved, He restored a 1929
Model A Ford four door sedan and was a member of the Rogers City
Antique Car Club. Kay Don was Scout Master for St. John’s Boy Scout
Troup; taught firearm safety and coached Little League.
Kay Don is survived by:
his wife, Audrey;
daughter, Holly (Darin) Ehrke of Onaway;
son, Tom (Tricia) Selke of Millersburg;
6 grandchildren, Mariah Ehrke, Taylor Ehrke, Cloe Ehrke, Carlee Selke,
Calley Selke and Cole Selke;
2 sisters, Urlene Cousineau of Rogers City and
Donna (Richard) Peacock of Rogers City.
He is also survived by manynieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by:
siblings, Phyllis (Larry) Syrett, Vera (Melvin) Yerks,
Douglas (Vernetta) Selke, Lathan (Dottie) Selke;
brother-in-law, Edward “Eddie” Cousineau,
Memorial visitation will take place at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday,
December 28th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at
7:00 p.m, Family and friends may gather at Peace Lutheran Church on
Friday from 10:00 a.m, through time of his memorial service at 11:00 a.m,
with Pastor J. Dereck Riddle Officiating. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will
accord military honors immediately following church services.
Inurnment will take place at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in the Spring.
Memorials may be given to Peace Lutheran Church or
Hospice of Michigan in memory of Kay Don Selke.