Lila Ann Selfridge, age 82, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton.
She was born June 14, 1931 at Las Animas, Colorado, the daughter of Quaine Sell Word & Doris Louise (Palmer) Dyer. Lila married Gilbert Lee Selfridge on May 27, 1949 at Dighton. He died on December 3, 1987.
Lila grew up in several places in Eastern Colorado and Western Kansas while her father worked for the railroad. In 1947 they settled in Dighton and she graduated from Dighton High School in 1949. She was a lifelong farm wife and homemaker. She enjoyed oil painting, genealogy, reading, scrapbooking & doing crossword puzzles. Lila was a member of the United Methodist Church of Dighton and Order Of Eastern Star # 241. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband & 1 Brother- John Dyer.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Susan Daniels of Leavenworth, Shelley Selfridge of Dighton, Jill Obrock of Kingman; 3 sons, Paul Selfridge of Sunnyside, Washington, Kent Selfridge of Lacrosse, Brian Selfridge of Dighton; 2 brothers, Patrick Dyer of Littleton, Colorado, Michael Dyer of Kinsley; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 06, 2013 at Boomhower Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:30 AM on Monday, October 07, 2013 at United Methodist Church with Rev Berniece Ludlum officiating.
Interment: Dighton Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Lane County Hospital or United Methodist Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home.