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Fred S. Selling

November 14, 1924 March 7, 2019
Fred S. Selling
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Obituary for Fred S. Selling

Fred S. Selling, formerly of Naperville, IL, and a resident of the Holmstad Retirement Community, Batavia, IL, died March 7, 2019. He was born in Mannheim, Germany on November 14, 1924. He was raised in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from high school in Newark, Delaware and the University of Detroit. He married Mary Fairfield in Windsor, Ontario, on September 13, 1952. She preceded him in death on September 4, 2015.

He is survived by 2 sons, Eric and Gordon (Donna), five grandchildren Scott (Mary Kate), Anna (John), Laura, Nathan (Elena), and Jason and 2 great-grandchildren, Aurora and Isabelle and another great grandchild expected in July, a brother Bernard, a sister Mary Lee and a sister-law Elfrieda and a former daughter-in-law, Cindy.

Fred was a veteran of the US Army – WWII 1943-1946. He served as a sergeant in the Allied Translator and Interpreter Section G-2 - General MacArthur’s Headquarters in Australia, New Guinea, Philippines and Japan.

After graduation from the University of Detroit, he was employed by the Mobil Oil Company as a Supervisor in the Comptrollers Department, retiring in 1984 after 33 years of service. After retiring, he worked part-time at Sears and J.C. Penny.

Fred was a past member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Naperville, Illinois. and a member of St. John’s Men’s Club and a member of Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia, Illinois.

Memorials may be given to the Holmstad Benevolent Care Fund, Batavia, IL.

Family and friends will meet for graveside services on Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:00 AM at Naperville Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call 630-355-0213.

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11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Naperville Cemetery

705 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Naperville Cemetery
705 S. Washington St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

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Naperville Cemetery Final Resting Place

705 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL 60540

705 S. Washington St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

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