Posted By:Shirley Grammer
Subject:Re: Sellingsloh
Post Date:November 12, 2001 at 13:18:18
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Obituary for Sarah Lucinda Sellingsloh:
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise February 27, 1947


Mrs. Charles Sellingsloh was born December 25, 1856 in Guadalupe County, Texas and died at 8:30 A.M., February 27th, 1947, having passed well beyond her 90th birthday.
She was the daughter of Sanford and Mary Brown, pioneer parents who with others of their kind helped to settle and develop this country.
On January 16th, 1879, she was married to Charles Sellingsloh in Wilson County.
To this union were born ten children. Two of these children, Annie Lee and Gus and the husband and father, Charles Sellingsloh, have preceded the wife and mother in death.
The eight surviving children are: Ollie and Robert of Houston; Will and Walter of Seguin; Harvey of Oakland, California; Ray of Dallas. Two daughters, Mrs. A. F. Hubbard and Miss Mary Sellingsloh, both of Houston. There are five grandchildren: Gus Sellingsloh, Jr. of Beacon, N.Y.; Mrs. Jack Donaho of Houston; Mrs. J. B. Miles of Honolulu, Hawaii; John S. Sellingsloh of Houston; William C. Sellingsloh, Jr. of Seguin. There are also four great grandchildren, four brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. Sellingsloh joined the Methodist Church when she was ten years of age and maintained her Christian faith and practice to the end of her days.
Interment was made at Concrete Cemetery near La Vernia. Rev. E. F. Schuessler and Dr. L. U. Spellman officiating.
Pallbearers were: Otto Baenziger, Herman Bargfrede, George Blumberg, Henry Lambrecht, Robert Stein, Leonard McDaniel.
Out of town relatives and friends here for the funeral were: Mrs. O. P. Sellingsloh and son, John Sherman and Miss Mary Ellen Sellingsloh; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sellingsloh and Louis Grunewald of Houston; Ray Sellingsloh of Dallas; Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Hubbard of Luling; Mr. and mrs. Hal Polly; Mesdames L. R. Scott, H. F. Glaeser, Ed H. Herpel of San Antonio; Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Sellingsloh and Martha Lynne of San Marcos.