July 2, 1930 - April 8, 2021
Marilyn Ida Selden of Eagle passed away April 8, 2021. Marilyn was born July 2, 1930 in Grand Ledge to the Late Joseph and Anna Pauline (Kebler) Galvin. She graduated from Grand Ledge High School Class of 1947 and worked for General Motors, Michigan Bell and ultimately was the first women to be promoted to Heating, Cooling and Pyrotronics Technician for AT&T. Marilyn was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Portland where she enjoyed the fellowship with other believers and ministering to those in need, including making bed sheets into bandages for mission work in Bangladesh. She was an incredible carpenter. Marilyn helped build the family home in1952 and built her own shed with an attached gazebo. She had her very own wood working shop where she created many beautiful pieces. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting, bird watching, pie making and taking walks on her property. She loved to spend time with her family and especially cherished her role as a grandma. She is survived by her sons, Barry H. and Terry L. (Cathy) Selden; grandchildren, Lorelei Hash and Thaddeus (Meagan) Selden; great grandchildren, Juliet and Elliot Hash and her sister, Roberta Fortino along with numerous nieces and nephews. Marilyn was preceded in death by sisters, Arlene Hude, Marge Cribley and Gertrude Getz; brothers, Carl, Edward and Robert Galvin. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, April 15, 2021, 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Portland with Pastor Gary Coleman, officiating, Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-3:00 p.m. and 5-8:00 p.m. at the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Covid protocols requiring masks, social distancing and capacity limitations will be observed. Memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church, 406 E. Bridge Street, Portland, Michigan 48875 ( https://www.portlandfbc.org/give).
Marilyn Ida Selden of Eagle passed away April 8, 2021. Marilyn was born July 2, 1930 in Grand Ledge to the Late Joseph and Anna Pauline (Kebler) Galvin. She graduated from Grand Ledge High School Class of 1947 and worked for General Motors,... View Obituary & Service Information
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