Selig, Allen Robert, Sr.
Birth: Tuesday, June 17, 1930
Residence: Prince Frederick, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the age of 88
Laid to Rest: Saturday, June 15, 2019 in the Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens, Port Republic, Maryland
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Allen Robert Selig Sr., 88, of Prince Frederick, Maryland passed away on June 11, 2019 at his home. He was born on June 17, 1930 in Sacramento, CA to the late Alpha Larkin and Ethel Warden Selig.
Allen started in the Merchant Marines at the age of 17, from there he joined the Navy as a mine warfare electrician and served in Korea where he was injured on April 26, 1952 aboard the USS Cabildo. While he was in the Yokosuka Hospital in Japan recuperating, he received the Purple Heart Medal.
It was while serving on the USS Reina Mercedes, stationed in Annapolis, he met and eloped with the love of his life, Eleanor "Teanie" Ramsey. They were married for 64 years before her death on January 4, 2019. Together they spent many years building their family and traveling the country in one of their many campers and RV's. Allen also enjoyed woodworking, and spent his home time in his shop doing what he loved.
Allen was preceded in death by his wife Eleanor E. "Teanie" Selig, devoted father of Allen Robert Selig, Jr. and his wife Sharon, Russell Wayne Selig and his wife Catherine, Patricia Lynn Vetterle and her husband Paul and Cathy Anne Sharkey. Grandfather of Jessica J. Adams and her husband Tom, Kristin M. Selig, Matthew A. Selig, Amber M. Selig, and Fallon B. Francisco and her husband Jason. Great Grandfather of, Austin, Brooklyn, Grady, and Susan. Brother Gene A. Selig and the late Roy D. Selig.
The family will receive friends on Friday June 14, 2019 from 5-8 PM at the Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD where services will be held on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 11AM. Interment will follow in Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens, Port Republic, MD. Memorial Contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors.