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Published April 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Selma A. Merkens

Selma A. Merkens, 93, formerly of Shelly, MN, died at Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN, on Sunday, April 21, 2013.

Selma was born April 7, 1920, at home on the farm near Shelly, the daughter of Ordean and Selma (Ueland) Henderson. She attended school near Shelly. On September 9, 1940, Selma was united in marriage to Chester Merkens, in Ada, MN. The lived and farmed near Shelly for many years until his death in 1981.

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