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 Selma Josephine <I>Lykken</I> Westin

Selma Josephine Lykken Westin

Birth
Union County, South Dakota, USA
Death 14 Feb 2009 (aged 96)
Alcester, Union County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Alcester, Union County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100022832 · View Source
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Funeral services for Selma Westin will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18th at Peace Lutheran Church in Alcester. Visitation will be from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. and the family present from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Selma was born December 12, 1912 in Union County, South Dakota to Sigvald and Betsy (Larson) Lykken. She died February 14, 2009 at Morningside Care Center in Alcester at the age of 96 years, two months and two days.

Selma was baptized and confirmed at Roseni Lutheran Church. She attended Prospect Hill School and Alcester High School. Following her graduation from Sioux City Academy of Beauty Culture in 1940 she worked in Sioux City. During WWII Selma returned to the Alcester area to help her family and she worked for several families in Alcester.

Selma married H. Henning Westin February 16, 1958 at Peace Lutheran Church in Alcester. She worked with Henning at Westin Radio and TV Service in Alcester for many years. She and Henning liked to travel and visit family and friends. Selma entered Morningside Manor in Feb. 2003. Henning died Aug. 2003.

Her parents; husband; two brothers, ONeal and George and five sisters, Alice, Ella, Bertha, Mary and Ruth preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sister-in-law, Barbara Lykken of Alcester, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

[Courtesy: Wass Home for Funerals]


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  • Created by: Kathy Solem
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100022832
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Selma Josephine Lykken Westin (12 Dec 1912–14 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100022832, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester, Union County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Solem (contributor 46991813) .