Henry Selders is buried with his wife, Charlotte, and other
members of their large family in Salem Cemetery Lot No.
"Died at his home, seven miles southeast of Chariton, Friday
morning, Aug. 22, 1890, Mr. Henry Selders, in his 72nd year.
He received a stroke of paralysis over two years ago from which
he never fully recovered. He received another stroke last week
which proved fatal. Deceased was born in Westmoreland
County, Pennsylvania, in the year 1818. He moved with his
family to Lucas County in the year 1867, where he has lived
until his death. Mr. Selders was a member of the U.B. church and
was buried in the Salem cemetery, the funeral services being
conducted by G.W. Carpenter and J.W. Rosa.
"Beautiful toiler, they work all is done,
Beautiful soul into glory gone,
Beautiful with the crown now won,
God giveth the rest.
"Rest from all sorrows and watching and fear,
Rest from all possible sighing and tears,
Rest through God's endless, wonderful years,
At home with the blest."
The Chariton Democrat
28 August 1890