Posted: June 15th, 2013

1942 – 2013
Thelma Irene Selman (nee Bobinec), passed away in Lethbridge on Sunday,
June 9, 2013 at the age of 70 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to meet with the family at the church
prior to the funeral service on Saturday, June 15, 2013 between 10:00 A.M.
and 10:40 A.M.
The Funeral Service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, Raymond Stake Centre, 2 North – 200 West, Raymond on
Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Bishop Brian Freeze conducting.
Burial to follow at Temple Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by
visiting our website at
Thelma is survived by her husband of fifty one years, Wes and their five
children Wade (Heidi) Selman, Wendy (Mark) Heninger, Mark (Laurie) Selman,
Lara (Rod) Kindt and Letta (Jeff) Olsen as well as seventeen grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brother Fred (Sharon) Bobinec, sisters Bernice
(Kent) Rolfson and Loretta (Wayne) Stanley.
She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Dorothy Bobinec,
sister-in-law Grace Kubota, brother-in-law William Stix as well as a nephew
Daniel Stix.
Thelma spent her formative years on the family farm in the Readymade
district, where she had fond family memories and learned how to work hard.
On January 20, 1962 she married Wes Selman and lived in Calgary until 1976
when they moved to Raymond and resided there until her passing.
Her home was a gathering place for family and friends where everyone was
welcome, especially on holidays and special occasions.
She was a genuine and compassionate person, who accepted anyone without
judgment. Thelma was a loyal friend and loved to have fun. She maintained
her sense of humor right up to the end.
Thelma loved her children and grandchildren and always let them know of her
love for them. She was especially proud of her two grandsons presently
serving missions, Kinsey Kindt serving in Argentina and Ty Olsen serving in
Thelma had endured health problems over the years and is now at rest
reunited with loved ones who have gone on before.
Her passing is bittersweet. We will miss her, but take comfort in the
knowledge that we will be with her again.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rodney Kindt.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber. Telephone: (403)

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  1. Dawn says:

    Our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. May the Almighty God be your unfailing source of strength and comfort through this difficult time ( Psalms 55:22).
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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