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Matthew (Matt) John Selken

January 14, 1969 December 1, 2020
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VINTON-Matthew (Matt) John Selken, 51, died Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his home in rural Vinton following an extended illness.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 7, 2020 at Bear Creek Cemetery, Vinton with Pastor Matt Hantz officiating.
Matt was born January 14, 1969, in Vinton, Iowa, the son of Sharon Williams and Ronald Selken. Matt was a 1987 graduate of Washington High School, Vinton. He then attended Kirkwood Community College for carpentry.
Matt enjoyed cheering on the Minnesota Vikings and Iowa Hawkeyes, woodworking, 80’s music, supporting Teen Challenge and spending time with his family and friends.
Matt is survived by his parents: Sharon Williams, Ronald Selken and Laura Selken; two sons: Austin Visek and John R. Bailey Selken (Kelly Bennyhoff); daughter, Abbie (Rick Hanover) Porter; seven brothers: Allan (Deanna) Williams, Steven (Mary) Williams, Dean (Lori) Williams, Paul (Holly) Selken, Luke (Kelly) Williams, David (Sarah) Selken and Bradley Selken; sister, Kelly (Bryon) Geater; and special friend, Ruthie Van Note.
Matt was preceded in death by his dad, Larry Williams; grandparents, Elmer and Pauline Thompson, Ray and Dorothy Selken and Emory and Mabel Williams.
Memorials may be directed to Teen Challenge of the Midlands.
VanSteenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home of Vinton is caring for Matt and his family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfhcom.

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Graveside

Monday

7

Dec

2:00 PM 12/7/2020 2:00:00 PM
Bear Creek Cemetery

52nd Street and 26th Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Bear Creek Cemetery
52nd Street and 26th Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Graveside

Monday

7

Dec

2:00 PM 12/7/2020 2:00:00 PM
Bear Creek Cemetery

52nd Street and 26th Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Bear Creek Cemetery
52nd Street and 26th Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bear Creek Cemetery Final Resting Place

52nd Street and 26th Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

52nd Street and 26th Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Teen Challenge of the Midlands

900 N. League Rd.
Colfax, IA 50054
900 N League Rd, Colfax IA 50054
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