Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Selma Lane

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Selma L. Lane, 96, of the Augusta Health and Rehabilitation passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at the nursing home.

Selma Louise Lane was born Feb. 13, 1922, in the town of Lincoln, Eau Claire County, to Louie and Clara (Puhlman) Kuehn. She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. Selma was united in marriage to Henry Lane at her parent’s home on Oct. 22, 1944. The couple lived all of their married life on the Lane family farm in the town of Seymour. After her husband passed away in 1976 she remained on the farm until moving into the Fall Creek Commons in 2000. Due to failing health she entered the Augusta Health and Rehabilitation on Feb. 26, 2018.

Selma was the mother of 4 children, Mary, Judy, June and Henry who were the pride and joy of her life. She loved the country life and raising the farm animals. She also enjoyed gardening vegetables and flowers, cooking, baking, and always willing to try a new recipe. She had been a long time member of Zion Lutheran Church in Seymour Township, where she was active with the ladies society and served as a Sunday school teacher.

Selma will be dearly missed by her children, Mary (Richard) Curler of Eau Claire, June (David) Schmidt of Osseo, Henry (Eileen) Lane of Cadott; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Selma was also preceded in death by her daughter Judy Curler; sister Leona Lane; and Henry’s siblings and their spouses.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Zion Lutheran Church in Seymour Township. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the church with burial in the church cemetery.

Online condolences can be left at www.andersonfhaugusta.com.

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