Obituary of Selma Staubus
Selma M. Staubus, entered into rest Monday, September 10, 2018 at Ferncliff Nursing Home in Rhinebeck. She was 91.
Daughter of the late George D. and Elvena Hoyle Hipps, she was born March 6, 1927 in Belwood, North Carolina. She married James E. Staubus on January 10, 1947 in Washington, D.C. Mr. Staubus preceded her in death in March of 1980. Prior to her retirement, Selma worked as an office manager in Virginia. She enjoyed traveling and playing cards.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Dietz and her husband, Richard of Lakeside, Ohio; her grandchildren, Melissa Dietz Schall and her husband, Eric of Buffalo and James R. Dietz and his fiancée, Allison Farrell of Pataskala, Ohio; her brother, William Hipps of Atlanta, Georgia; her sisters, Frances Batt of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Betty Jo Tarr of Atlanta, Georgia; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brothers, George and J.T. Hipps.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. New Hackensack Reformed Church, 1580 Route 376 in Wappingers Falls. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church.
Interment will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Mount Solon, Virginia at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2649 South Road, Suite 101, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street in Wappingers Falls. To send the family a personal condolence or for directions, please visit our website at www.StraubCatalanoHalvey.com.