Selma Rusch, 92

Selma Rusch (nee Bellin), 92, of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls.

Selma was born in Germantown on May 5, 1917, to the late Arthur and Amanda (nee Schessow) Bellin and married the late Erwin F. Rusch on Mary 31, 1941, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Freistadt.

Selma was a long-time active member at Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jackson.

She is survived by her children, Mary Ann (Glenn) Antholz of Grafton, Karen (Doug) Guenther of Bellvue, Wash., Gerald (Karen) Rusch of Cedarburg and Charles (Susan) Rusch of Jackson; sisters, Erna Hallauer of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Marie Bellin of Milwaukee; sisterin-law, Mable Rusch of Saginaw, Mich. She is further survived by 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Davidís Star Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2740 Davidís Star Drive, Jackson. Interment will be at the church cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until time of service.

Memorials to the church appreciated.

Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements. For online condolences please go to