Selma L. Weldum, age 95, formerly of 4379 Trombly 35th Road, Rock, died peacefully Sunday July 18, 2010, with family by her side at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility, Ishpeming, where she resided for 91/2 years.
Selma was born May 22, 1915, in Schley, WI, (near Merrill, WI) the daughter of Charles and Louise (Gedowsky) Sarring. She started school at a one room country school at age 6 knowing only one word of English. She also attended the Gleason and Merrill schools and because of a lack of country school transportation, she had to board in Gleason and Merrill. She was married before completing school in Merrill, but finished and received her GED from the Gladstone Community Schools in 1976.
On May 2, 1934, Selma was united in marriage to the late Adam