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Lucille E. Selke service set

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Lucille E. Selke of Michigan City passed away Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 10:20 p.m. in St. Anthony Memorial, Michigan City. She was 83.

Born February 1, 1927 in LaPorte, she was the daughter of Willard Roy and Elizabeth (Bowen) Kohler. On October 18, 1947 in Michigan City she married Fred P. Selke, who preceded her in death on May 2, 2006.

She is survived by daughter, Pamela (husband Donald) Vankosky of Chesterton; grandsons, Chris (wife Amanda) Vankosky of Watervliet, Mich., and Greg Vankosky of Chesterton.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by brother, William Bowen.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and was a former volunteer with the St. Anthony Memorial Guild. She retired from Sears in Michigan City as a sales clerk.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 29 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 818 Franklin St., Michigan City with the Rev. Mark Reshan officiating. Private burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the time of the service at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Arrangements are being handled by the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City.

Contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 818 Franklin St., Michigan City, IN 46360. To sign a guestbook and leave condolences online, visit


Posted 6/28/2010