Carl O. Selbo
Carl O. Selbo, age 76, of 3230 Redbird Lane, Shelby, passed away at his home, Monday, November 8, 2004 after a long illness.
He was born April 30, 1928 in Jamestown, North Dakota the son of the late Walter and Louise (Gertz) Selbo. Carl lived in North Dakota and Minnesota until his graduation from high school. He then enlisted in the Army/Air Force where he served for 2 years. He returned home and re-enlisted in the Air Force where he served for 23 years in several countries and 4 wars. After his retirement, he held several jobs; His favorite was serving on the Kerrville, Texas Police Department.
He was a member of the American Legion, and a life member of the following: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Cooties, and AmVets Post #26 in Mansfield. He enjoyed mowing his lawn, woodworking, and had traveled extensively since his retirement.
On December 13, 1980 he married Glenda Sexton Selbo and she survives; Also surviving are 3 daughters, Sara (Kamalu) Selbo-Bruns of San Jose, CA, Carol Henderson of Ashville, NC, and Jeaneen (Dale) Perry of Shelby; a daughter-in-law, LeaAnn Sexton of Mansfield; 2 sons, David Selbo of Kerrville, TX and Eric (Laura) Bain-Selbo of Annville, PA. Carl was blessed with 4 granddaughters and 8 grandsons (one which is serving in Iraq in the Marine Corps); 1 great grandson and a special “adopted” granddaughter; a sister, Joyce Mink of California; 2 sisters-in-law, Jean Selbo of Kerrville, TX and Phyllis DeWitt of Shelby; a brother-in-law, Harold “Yogi” (Linda) Moore of Shelby; Numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Lyle Selbo and his son Douglas Sexton.
Friends may call on Thursday, November 11, 2004 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, and also on Friday from 9:30 – 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Services will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM with Rev. Monty Perry officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Memorial expressions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio or to Mifflin Care Center Activities Fund.