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Jeffrey A Selk

February 10, 1962 — October 18, 2012

Jeffrey A. SelkJeff was born February 10th, 1962 in Neillsville, Wisconsin to Ronny and Sonja (Dahl) Selk in Chili, Wisconsin. Jeff graduated from Marshfield High school. He spent his summers with his beloved grandfather, Carsten Lovestad, painting barns and listening to grandpa's stories. Jeff was a heartfelt man, devoting his life, helping anyone in need of a hand. Jeff's journeys lead him onto moving to Alabama and becoming a foremen for high-line inspection company, with interest returning home to further his education. He attended UW Marshfield, UW Stout, UW Eau Claire, and UW Duluth, with numerous degrees in Business Administration, Underground Mapping Systems, GPS Field Identification, and Electrical Safety Systems. In 1997, with a lot of hard work and dedication, Jeff created and developed UIS (Utility Inspection Service) with his home base being in Neillsville. Jeff serviced the surrounding electrical co-ops including neighbouring states.Jeff was passionate and respectful for the outdoors. He loved fishing in remote areas of Canada, hunting, bird watching and travelling. One of his favourite adventures was to travel to Duluth to watch the ships come into the harbour and the migration of thousands of birds flying on their journey, to a new destination. He was an artist in all aspects of his life. He loved poetry and painting. His love and leadership was felt by everyone along his journey. He was an exceptional husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and best friend.He will be deeply missed, but his kindness and wonderful memories will never be forgotten. Packer games will never be the same, but know he is watching over all of us and still cheering them on. We love you Jeff. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Thomas Selk and survived by his wife, Tracy Selk and children, Thomas Jeffery, Kevie, Trista (Nathan) Ehlen, his mother and father, Sonja (Byrl) Dahl of Chili, brother, Steve (Cheryl) Selk of Chili, sisters, Sara (Mark) Nickel of Chili, Janet (Paul) Wolf of Lyndsey, and nephews; Shawn Selk, Daniel Nickel, Chad Selk, Charlie Nickel, and Zachary Wolf, and great nephews Chase and Aiden Selk.A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Douglas Bjerke will officiate. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Gesche Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.Honorary bearers will be Kevin Christorf, Thomas Selk, Shawn Selk, Chad Selk, Daniel Nickel and Charlie Nickel.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Jeffrey's family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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