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.Ila M. Bell Selner (1915 - 2012) .

Collected and contributed by:  Bill Fonferek

. March 29, 2013  .
Green Bay Press-Gazette .

 Ila M. Selner, 96, Lena, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Sharpe Care Ltd., Oconto Falls. She was born to the late George and Alice (Colignon) Bell Dec. 19, 1915, in Oconto. Ila married Joseph Selner Nov. 21, 1940, at the former St. Joseph Catholic Church, Oconto. The couple farmed in the Lena area for all of their lives. Joseph preceded her in death April 16, 2001. Ila was an Elementary School Teacher serving many area schools for 40 years until her retirement. She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Lena. Ila loved to travel and enjoyed flowers and gardening.

      Surviving are special friends, Sue and Dan Kanack, Lena; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and nieces and nephews.

      Friends may call at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Lena, Saturday, March 31, from 1:30 p.m. until the time of Funeral Services at 3:30 p.m. with Peter Gard officiating. Placed to rest at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, Lena. Please visit to view video tribute and to express online condolences.

      A special Thank You to the staff at Sharpe care for their wonderful care.