12-1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 7, Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo
1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 7, Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo
Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
LaVonne ‘Avis’ McMichael Selzer passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday February 28th, 2012 at the age of 85.
She was born on January 6, 1927 to Karl and Jen (Erickson) Tennefos. She grew up in Milnor, ND with her 3 sisters. They had many summer adventures on their grandfather Erickson’s farm near Madison, MN. On January 27th, 1945 she married Robert Anthony McMichael. The couple farmed near Wyndmere, ND. Avis was widowed due to a farm accident that took Robert on November 12, 1963. In February of 1975 Avis was married to Forrest Selzer of Wyndmere. After a long struggle with brain cancer Forrest passed away in 1986.
Avis was a hard worker, a good provider, and caregiver for her family. Her family requests that a silent prayer be given for her many accomplishments in her life.
She is survived by her children: Larry (Kathy) McMichael of Sioux Falls, SD, Linda (John) Gibelyou of Wildomar, CA, Steven McMichael of Bloomington, MN, Robert (Angie) McMichael Jr. of Waconia, MN, Claudia McMichael of Waconia; grandchildren: Todd McMichael, Robin McMichael, Anthony Schmid, Dr. Tara McMichael, Kimberly Stienberg, Holly McMichael, Brianna McMichael; 4 great-grandchildren; sister: Carolee Haskin of Orange County, CA; and nieces and nephews.