Lewis 'Bud' Selley

Jan 18, 2013 Staff

Lewis "Bud" Selley died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. He was 86 years old.

A get together will be 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in the Wind River Room of the Inn at Lander.

Lewis Selley was born Jan. 5, 1927, in Benkleman, Neb.

He attended school in Page City, Kan., and joined the Navy in 1944, serving as a machinist. He married Wanita Lewallen in 1945.

He was a farmer in Kansas and a builder in Colorado and Wyoming. He was the resident artist in his woodworking shop and became a legend in his own time for his culinary talents, most notably for the peanut brittle he delighted in sharing with family and friends.

He is survived by his sons, Bill and Dennis and his wife Molly; grandchildren Sarah and Josh and his wife Anedra; great-grandchildren Bailey, Ethan and Sierra all of Lander; sisters Wilma Gray and Ramona Weinland both of Kansas; brother Bill Selley of Kansas; and sister-in-law Judy Souther of Newcastle, Wash.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Help for Health Hospice.

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