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Obituary for Beatrice "Bea" Selbee

Selbee, Beatrice “Bea”

Beatrice Marion “Bea” Selbee, age 91 of Delton passed away on December 22, 2019 at Ascension Borgess Hospital. She was born September 23, 1928 on the family farm in Kalamazoo County, the eldest child of Max and Marie (Stevens) Eberstein. Throughout her life Bea was an early riser, getting up at dawn to help with farm chores and being there for her six sibling. She loved cooking, baking, sewing, feeding the birds and wildlife, and working with the farm animals, especially the horses.. Bea was the beloved wife of the late Glen P. Selbee for 38 years. She took pride in her home, painting inside and out, mowing the yard, and working in the flower beds with the help of her dogs. Most important to Bea was her family, recently reminiscing about spending time with her daughters and grandchildren, such as teaching them to fish off the dock. Bea is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Tom) Marks and Sandra Selbee, grandchildren, Jennifer (Enders) Dickinson, Amanda Johnson, Richard (Cassidy) Nutter, Brian Nutter, and Kyle Chopp, great-granddaughter, Selbee Dickinson, brother, Jim (Donna) Eberstein, sister, Alice VanderVeen, sisters-in-law, Jill Eberstein and Dorcus Eberstein, and several nieces and nephews. Bea was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Pamela Nutter and brothers, Bill, Roy, Bob, and Mike Eberstein. A memorial service for Bea will be held on Thursday, September 3 at the Faith United Methodist Church at 11:00 AM with Pastor Brian Bunch officiating. A private burial will take place at Harrison Cemetery. Please visit to share a memory or leave a condolence message for Bea’s family. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity in her name.