Kathryn Rebecca (Wentzel) Selig

January 17, 1926 ~ February 28, 2020 (age 94)


Kathryn Rebecca Selig, 94 of Temple, passed away peacefully February 28, 2020 at ManorCare, Laureldale.

She was the wife of the late Kenneth Ariel Selig, who passed away July 5, 2012.

Born in Reading, PA on January 17, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Jonas D. and Sarah Rebecca (Heckman) Wentzel.

Kathryn attended Reading High School and was a former member of Epiphany Lutheran Church, Temple.

Throughout the years, she was employed at the Embassy Theater, Reading as an usher, the Nolde and Hurst Hosiery Factory in Reading as a knitter and Whitner's Department Store, Reading as a gift wrapper.

Kathryn was a member of the Reading Liederkranz and the Northmont Club. She was also a member of the Daughters of America.

She also enjoyed singing, dancing, traveling and going to the casinos. 

Kathryn is survived by her daughter: Kay Ann Selig of Temple; her siblings Mildred Yarnell, widow of Harry Yarnell.

Also surviving are her niece; Beverly, wife of Jake Reifsnyder of Duncannon, PA, and her niece in law; Carol Schottman, widow of Charles Schlottman Jr. of Allentown.

She was preceded in death by her nephew Barry Schlottman and her sister Florence Schlottman.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 am in the Stitzel Family Funeral Home, 3300 Kutztown Road, Lauredale. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

Contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Association, 2595 Interstate Dr Ste 100,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110 and to the American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society , 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18017

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March 4, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

Funeral Service
March 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
3300 Kutztown Road
Laureldale, PA 19605

March 4, 2020

12:30 PM
Forest Hills Memorial Park
391 W. Neversink Road
Reading, PA 19606

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