Selma Sperling

Saturday, January 13, 2007

Selma A. Sperling, 92, of Jackson died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born May 21, 1914, near Burfordville, daughter of Herman and Molly Siebert Sperling.

Sperling worked at the former Schade's Cafe, Breeze's Restaurant, and Chug's Laundromat, retiring in 1997. She was a longtime member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson, its LLL Class, Faithful Followers Class, and an organizer of Fun, Food and Fellowship Senior Group.

Survivors include a sister, Elda Kasten of Jackson.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the church Sunday followed by the funeral at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Sam Roethemeyer officiating, assisted by the Rev. Jim Schultz. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery at Tilsit.