Milton E. Selby, Sr.

Milton E. Selby, Sr.

Milton E. Selby, Sr., of Otsego, died Tuesday, January 29, 2008 in Kalamazoo. Mr. Selby was born October 30, 1933 in Burnips to Benjamin and Josephine (Kelso) Selby and was a lifelong resident of the area. Milton enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, coon hunting, raising horses and mules and playing cards, especially poker.  In 1968 in Allegan he married Henrietta Keech, who preceded him in death on January 6, 2008. Also preceding him in death were his parents, a son Teddy Selby, who died in 1967 at 11 years old, siblings, Richard, Ray, Lawrence and Virginia Selby and a sister-in-law, Joanne Selby. Surviving are three daughters and three sons, Marilyn (Glen) Rice of Plainwell; David (Annette) Selby of Plainwell; Kelley (Alberto) Lopez of Otsego, Candace (Tom) Burress of Florida, Milton Eugene (Carol) Selby, Jr. of Otsego and James (Joy) Selby of Martin; a daughter-in-law, Peggy Selby of Otsego; 12 grandchildren, Jamie, David, Brandy, Ashlee, Tyler, Alberto, Benjamin, Kevin, Kyle, Jade, Breanna, Alexis and Jack; 2 great-grandchildren, Nathan and Brittany and another expected in July; siblings, Tom Selby, Bob Selby, Burn Selby, Lee Selby, Ruth Ann Schricker, all of Hamilton; Sister-in-law, Jean Selby of Hamilton; many nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Mr. Come Skinner officiating. Military Honors at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego will be conducted by VFW Post #3030. Contributions in memory of Milton may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.

 

 

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