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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Vernon Seltz


   Vernon L. Seltz, 43, well-known Secord Township farmer and Gladwin Deputy Sheriff, died Friday, Oct. 3, following an illness of two and a half years. Born in Gladwin on April 21, 1926, he served 10 years as Secord Township Supervisor. Mr. Seltz was a World War II veteran of the Air Force, a member of the Michigan Sheriff's Association and the National Farmer's Organization. He was married to the former Charlotte Smith on Jan. 5, 1946, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Lois, of Midland; one son, Keith, of Gladwin; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seltz, of Gladwin; four brothers, Clarence, of Lake Tahoe, Calif, Wilbur, of Rochester, Elmer, of West Branch, and Roger, of Maryland; seven sisters, Mrs. Ella Vallender, of Beaverton, Mrs. Bertha Raymond, of Gladwin, Mrs. Lora Smith, of Jackson, Mrs. Dortha DeLair, of Midland, Mrs. Wanda Cornell, of Chicago, Mrs. Veriline Fial, of New York and Mrs. Clara Carvey, of Alma.

   Services were held Monday at 1:30 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home. The Rev. Carl W. F. Moyer officiated and burial was in the Highland Cemetery.

Personal Information
Death Date
Burial/Final Location
Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Cpl. 3501 Base Unit. Aaf. WWII
Publication Information
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Pub. Page
Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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