Fairy Jane Sellenberg
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Fairy Jane (Evans) McEathron Sellenberg, of South Bend, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the age of 94. She was born to the late Charles B. and Bertha E. (Julius) Evans on March 27, 1928, in Beecher City, IL.
On March 1, 1948, she was united in marriage to Elmer McEathron, they would celebrate 35 years of marriage before his passing on March 15, 1983. On February 2, 1994, she married Arthur R. Sellenberg who preceded her in October 1998. Fairy Jane worked as a Mary Kay Cosmetics sales consultant retiring in 1985 after 25 years of service, her most important role was caring for her family.
She was an active member of Deer Run Church of Christ. She enjoyed singing and music, reading and spending time with her spa friends. She also treasured the friendships she made with the residents of Farrington Apartment Complex. Fairy Jane treasured the time she got to spend with her kids and grandchildren.
Jane is survived by her daughter, Donna M. (Christian P.) Mitchell of Three Oaks, MI., sons, Alex (Vickie) McEathron of LaPorte, IN, Ken McEathron of San Diego, CA and stepson, Harvey (Arlene) McEathron of Chippewa Falls, WI, along with her 10 grandchildren, Renee, Marcus, Alex, Aaron, Holly, Moses, Rachel, Pam, Jeff, Scott, and 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Miller, son Arlyn David McEathron, stepchildren, Bebe and Gordon McEathron, sisters, Donna and Mildred, brothers, Francis and Charles, and her special friend, Merle Dean Prater who was by her side until 3 weeks ago.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Sauktown Church of Christ, 8751 E 150 N, Mill Creek, IN. Friends may visit with the family at the church one hour prior to the service. Graveside service and burial will take place following the service at Sauktown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be left in Fairy Jane's honor to Deer Run Church of Christ, 2730 S. Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46614 or Sauktown Church of Christ, 8751 E. 150 N, Mill Creek, IN 46365 or Agape Christian Church, 1601 I St, LaPorte, IN 46350.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.