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Ronald H. Selden, 92

Ronald Henry Selden, age 92, of Cokato, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Cokato Manor.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, March 25 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church of Litchfield.

Arrangements are being handled by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato; www.swansonpeterson.com.

Ronald was born May 30, 1924, at Harmony, MN, to John and Ruth (Helgeson) Selden.

He grew up on a farm in Canton, and graduated from Canton High School in 1942. After school, Richard farmed with his parents and drove truck for a time.

He later went to work at St. Paul Rental, becoming service manager there.

Ronald married Marjorie Lenton June 18, 1946, in Spring Valley. They made their home in Canton and Spring Valley first, and later in Bloomington, then Roseville.

After retirement, they spent summers on Big Sandy Lake, and winters in Apache Junction. In 2012, they moved to Litchfield; and to Brookridge in Cokato in 2014.

Ronald enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping. He was a very active member of the Lions, most recently in Litchfield, Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with family.

Ronald is survived by his children: Becky Ramstad of Dassel, Robert (Carol) Selden of Roseville, Sue Selden of Granite Falls, and Dave Selden of Santa Barbara, CA; grandchildren Sheri (Conrad) Frisch, Erick (Sue) Frisch, Elizabeth Jones, Sarah (Jess) Utter, Bradley Ramstad, Megan Selden, and Jenny Selden; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Henry (Rita) Selden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruth Selden; wife Marjorie; one brother; and one great-great-grandson.

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