Mary Frances Lear Selig was born September 28, 1932 in Monroe County, near Shelbina, Missouri, the daughter of Edmond J and Cora Eunice White Lear. She married John Milburn Selig on March 28, 1958 in Robinson, Illinois. She was a member of the American Medical Technologists, a member of the King's Daughters Step by Step Circle, a member of NARFE (National Association of Federal Retired Employees) where she served as Secretary and Treasurer, and a member of the American Legion Post 9 of Madison, Indiana.
As a member of the American Medical Technologists in Alabama, she served as Secretary and Treasurer for several years. As a National member, she received Distinguished Achievement awards, Exceptional Merit award, and in Alabama received Technologists of the Year award. She was also a member of the Art Guild while in Alabama. After coming to Indiana, she worked as a Paramed Examiner. She was a member of The Prince of Peace Church in Madison, Indiana, and The Daughters of Isabella. She was also a member of the Ladies Organization of the Prince of Peace. She enjoyed sewing, painting, quilting, crocheting, camping, and cooking. Mrs. Selig passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
Surviving her is her son, John Mark Selig of Lexington, Indiana and daughter, Caroline Selig Jones and husband Jerry Jones of Friendswood, Texas. She has two grandsons, Jeffrey Jones and wife Lisa of Maplewood, Missouri and Andrew Jones and wife Cassie of League City, Texas. She has one great granddaughter, Lily Jones of Maplewood, Missouri. Her parents, husband John Selig, and sister, Lorene Pflum preceded her in death.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM Friday July 23, 2021 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, in downtown Madison with interment to follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Madison, Indiana. Friends and family may call at the Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Vail Chapel from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, July 22, 2021. The Rosary will be prayed at the funeral home at 6:30 pm Thursday.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Contributions may be made at the Lytle Welty Funeral Home or below.