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  • Floriz E. Sellegren

  • Floriz E. Sellegren, 91, of Girard, died at 5:03 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in Girard.



    He was born April 17, 1921 in Savonburg, Kansas, a son of Robert J. and Hulda (Ahnlund) Sellegren.  Floriz attended country grade school near Savonburg and Savonburg High School.

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  • Floriz E. Sellegren, 91, of Girard, died at 5:03 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2013 in Girard.
    He was born April 17, 1921 in Savonburg, Kansas, a son of Robert J. and Hulda (Ahnlund) Sellegren.  Floriz attended country grade school near Savonburg and Savonburg High School.
    In 1937, his family purchased Arma Produce, in Arma, Kansas, and he graduated from Arma High School in 1940.
    He served in the US Army from September 10, 1942 until December 16, 1945.  He was given T4 sergeants strips and was sent to France and then to the war in Germany.
    He married Ertie Florine McFall on June 29, 1947 in the United Methodist Church in Girard.  She preceded him in death on December 23, 1999.
    The couple worked at Montgomery Wards in Kansas City for over thirty years.
    He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Girard and the American Legion.
    There are no immediate survivors.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Sellegren, and a brother, Wayne Sellegren.
    Funeral services will be a t 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Girard with Pastor Lewis Erickson and Rev. Steve Cole officiating.   Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery with military honors given by the Fort Riley Funeral Service Detail and the George C. Brown Post No. 26, American Legion of Girard.
    The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. Saturday until service time.
    Friends may call after 2:00 p.m., Friday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard.
    Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church Building Fund and these may be left at the church or the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, 518 W St. John, Box 258, Girard, 66743.
    Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com
     
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