Vera Colleen Hartje was born August 24, 1927 in St. Thomas, North Dakota. The daughter of Walter and Lila Hartje. She was raised and educated in the area of her birth. Colleen was married to Virgil Sellheim on November 11, 1945. They made their home in North Dakota until 1960. They then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Virgil and Colleen retired in 1986 and moved to Mesa, Arizona in 1988. They enjoyed the summer months back in Minnesota. Colleen in survived by their children; Cynthia Wadsworth(Jim Casey), Paula Hardly(Norm), Janel Forte(Mike), Reed Sellheim, 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held on Friday, April 5 at 1:00 PM at Sunrise Vista Park, 300 S. Val Vista Drive Mesa, AZ 85204