Abrams, Selma Anna


Selma Anna Abrams died Friday, December 17, 2010, one day before her 96th birthday, at Lake Winona Manor, Winona.

She was born in West Terre Haute, IN, in 1914, to Thomas and Sadie (Clark) Isaac. She graduated from Concannon High School in West Terre Haute; she also attended business school and trained as a stenographer. She married Alson A. Abrams on June 15, 1937, in Robinson, IL. Al preceded her in death in 2003.

Selma worked as a sales clerk at W.T. Grant Co. in Winona from 1957 until it closed in 1975. She was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed above all things spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church and had a deep love of her Lord and Savior.

Selma is survived by her three children, daughter, Lois Snyder of Raleigh, NC, son, Donald (DD) Abrams of White Bear Lake, MN, and daughter, Patricia (Mike) Baures of Fountain City, WI. She had twelve grandchildren: Jeff (Tina) Abrams of Houston, MN, Lynne (David) Fournier of Milwaukee, WI, Tim Abrams of Lewiston, MN, Linda Plummer of Cary, NC, James and Thomas Snyder of Raleigh, NC, Kimberlie Snyder of Cary, NC, Dylan (Eri) Abrams, Derek Abrams of White Bear Lake, MN, Jennifer Baures of Lake City, MN, Brian (JaNette) Baures, and Matthew (Rachel) Baures of Winona. She also had eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her son, Alson Abrams Jr., her parents, her brother, Daniel Isaac, son-in-law, Ramon Snyder, and daughter-in-law, Marilyn Abrams.

Services to remember Selma were Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at Central United Methodist Church, with Rev. Justin Halbersma officiating. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Winona.

Memorials can be directed to Central United Methodist Church and Roger Metz Manor at Winona Health.

Services entrusted to Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Winona, MN. Words of sympathy and remembrance may be left at www.fawcett-junkerfuneralhome.com

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