Thursday, July 6th, 2017
Henry J. Selhorst, age 90, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born March 2, 1927 in Carthagena to the late Fred & Theresia (Hemmelgarn) Selhorst. On June 27, 1953 he married Margaret (Bauer), who survives in Coldwater.
He is survived by six children: Mike & Rosanna Selhorst of Coldwater, Yvonne & Ken Nickerson of Naples, FL, John Selhorst of Hilliard, Cathy & Jeff Payne of Cincinnati, Larry & Pat Selhorst of St. Henry and Marilyn & Bill Stall of Coldwater; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a sister Frances Klenke of Coldwater; and in laws: Homer Schieltz of Florida, Carl & Carol Bauer and Frank & Carol Bauer all of Dayton.
He is preceded in death by a daughter-in-law Patty Selhorst; a son-in-law Robert Brown; and siblings and in laws: Clara Schieltz, Ludwig & Bertha Selhorst, Bernard & Carol Selhorst, Odelia Bruggeman, Jillian & Ray Wilker, Wilfred Klenke, and Theresa Lummers.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the men's Holy Name of the church, Coldwater American Legion Post #470, Coldwater Knights of Columbus Council #1991 and the Coldwater Eagles Lodge #3025.
Hank served in the US Air Force from 1948 to 1952 playing in the Air Force Band all four years. He played in several local bands until he formed the Hank Selhorst Orchestra. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing and gardening and worked as a salesman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Monday July 10, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church, Coldwater. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Friends may call from 1 to 5 PM on Sunday and 9 to 10 AM on Monday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.