Dighton- Jim Selfridge, 84, died on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Hays Medical Center in Hays. He was born on February 15, 1934 in Lane County the son of Archie J. & Virginia Mae (Hutchins) Selfridge. He married Joanne Fullmer on February 11, 1951 at Dighton.
Jim graduated from Dighton High School with the Class of 1951. He was a lifelong farmer-stockman in Lane County. He especially enjoyed building and engineering things on the farm. He was a pilot for many years. He and his wife have spent winters in Arizona and South Texas for 30 years. Jim was a member of the United Methodist Church of Dighton, the NRA, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association, Experimental Aircraft Association and had held positions in the Kansas Livestock Association. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother- Gilbert Selfridge & Sister- Sue Ann Selfridge.
Survivors are his Wife- Joanne Selfridge of the Home, Son- Dennis Selfridge of Dighton, 4 Daughters- Debbie (Ken) Stormont of Phillipsburg, Denise (Mark) Callender of Dighton, Deanne (Neal) Stanley of Dighton & Delinda (Gerald) Walker of Dighton, Grandchildren- Nathan (Sumar) Stormont, Kelsi Birney, Jeremy Shull ( Sal Settineri) Sam Callender, Megan (Joss) Briggs, Annie Cizerle, Adam (Amber) Stanley, Will Stanley, Jesse (Jenn) Bever, Danny (Heather) Bever & Tyler Walker, Great-Grandchildren- Matty , Kendall , Joslyn, Dillon, Jordynn, Brooke, Taylor Aubrey, Avery, Mia, Breanna, Onesti, Presley, Kamryn, Alex, Peyton & Kinley. 2 Sisters- Olive (Thiel) Bloom of Wichita & Glenda (Allen) Roberts of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM on Thursday at United Methodist Church in Dighton with Rev Berniece Ludlum officiating. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from Noon to 8:00 PM Wednesday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Memorials are suggested to United Methodist Church or Lane County Hospital in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.
Boomhower Funeral Home 145 N. Wichita, Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839