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Robert Duane Selin

February 16, 1932 ~ December 19, 2020 (age 88)

Obituary

Robert (Bob) Selin, Age 88, of Viroqua went to be with the Lord on Saturday December 19th, 2020 at the Vernon Memorial Hospital.  He graduated from Viroqua High School in 1950 and married Lois Rumsey in June of 1952.  He enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed in Amarillo, TX where he was an instructor in Jet mechanics and Staff Sergeant.  Following his time in the service he worked various jobs until starting at Tri-State Breeders in Westby where he worked for 35 years until his retirement.  Bob enjoyed traveling and cooking, family parties, and talking with friends and relatives.  He was a talented singer, speaker, musician and teacher and was active in church activities over the years.  He was a great example for his family and loved to read and study the bible.  

Bob is survived by his wife Lois of 68 years; four daughters Renee (Fritz) Oftedahl, Elaine (David) Turben, Rachel (Fred) Eide, and Ellen (Todd) Effinger; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; a brother Ronnie Amann; sister Betty (Walt) Engrav; brother-in-law Ronald Tollackson and sister-in-law Diane Amann.  Bob was preceded in death by his parents Oral Selin and Lillian Amann, step-father Willie Amann; brother Donald Amann; sister Phyllis Tollackson.  Brother-in-Laws Larry and Gordon Rumsey.  

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday December 23rd at 1p.m. at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua with Pastor Chad Wagner officiating.  Family and friends may call from 11a.m. on Wednesday until the time of service at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at the West Asbury cemetery in rural Viroqua with military rites provided by the Jacobson-Olson American Legion Post 138, and the Running Johnson-Ray V.F.W. Post 3032   

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 23, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Thorson Funeral Home
856 South Rusk Ave
Viroqua, WI 54665

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Thorson Funeral Home
856 South Rusk Ave
Viroqua, WI 54665

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