Carol Selsor

Carol Jean Selsor, 83, of Winterset died Saturday, May 9, 2020, in Waukee.

A private family burial was held at the Hopeville Cemetery in Hopeville, Iowa, on Tuesday, May 12. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family plans to host a memorial service at a later date. Memorials may be given to AHeinz57 Pet Rescue & Transport in Adel.

Carol was born in Murray, Iowa, to George and Edith Fleming on May 1, 1937. She attended school in Murray, graduating from Murray High School in 1955. She married Larry Eugene Selsor on April 1, 1957. She had a 35-year long career at Meredith Corporation, working as an executive assistant. After her retirement from Meredith, she operated her own machine quilting business. An avid quilter, Carol was active in quilt groups in Winterset and Des Moines, including the Honey Bee Quilters, Heritage Quilters, KB Quilters, and the Des Moines Area Quilter’s Guild.

She was preceded in death by husband, Larry; her parents; and her sister, Donna Miksell. 

She is survived by her son Doug, and daughter Alison Townsend (Dave); her brother Bill Fleming (Maryln); and by four grandsons - Kyle, Evan, Avery, and Miles.

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