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Philip W. Selisker

Philip W. Selisker

Philip W. Selisker, 90 year old resident of Baxter, MN, died Sunday evening at Essentia-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.

Phil was born in Brainerd July 11, 1923 to Frank J. and Johanna (Hudovarnik) Selisker. He served in the US Navy during WWII and later retired from a career with the U.S. Postal Service. Phil was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church, the American Legion, the National Association of Letter Carriers, and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

Surviving are Bonnie (Fitzharris), his loving wife of 66 year; Children Cheryl (Ron) Karnowski of Pequot Lakes, and John (Kathy) Selisker of Bemidji.

Grandchildren-- Chad Rudbeck of Pequot Lakes, Regan Rudbeck of Walker, Mandi (Clint) Yliniemi of Merrifield, Tara (Kevin) Valley of Bemidji, Christ Jacobson of Bemidji, and Andy Jacobson of Cullman, Alabama.

Great-grandchildren- Josh and Erin Rudbeck, Deilia, Katja, and Anika Yliniemi, Nathan and Drew Valley and Amara Roberts.

Phil is also survived by many nieces and nephews and many, many wonderful friends and neighbors.

Preceded in death by his parents, sister, Evelyn, and his brothers, Frank and Raymond.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM Saturday, May 17 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Brainerd with Father Brandon Moravitz officiating. Visitation will be 5-8 PM Friday with Parish Rosary at 7 PM Friday at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd. Visitation continues Saturday the hour before the service at the church. Burial with military honors by the American Legion Post #255 Color Guard follows the service at Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd.

Memorials are preferred to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd