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Selma Edyth Chiz
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Obituary for Selma Edyth Chiz

Selma Edyth Chiz (nee Kruss) 88, died June 8, 2018 in Woodstock, IL.

Selma was born in Norwich, Connecticut to Irving “Teddy” Kruss and Helen Kruss. She moved to Springfield, Massachusetts as a young girl, then to Chicago area as a teenager. She met Sherman Chiz, fell in love and married in November of 1948.

Selma volunteered for the Jewish War Veterans and auxiliary for many years.

Selma worked as a retail manager for several clothing stores, such as Rosalee’s, and Paddor’s during her career. She worked as a sales lady at Wickes furniture for 10 years, winning many accolades for her hard work. And in her early 80’s, she landed the coveted job as a Costco “sample lady.”

She is survived by her loving granddaughters, Amie Chiz Dawson (Kirk), Jennifer Migdal, Molly Migdal Garcia (Juan), great grandchildren, Sophia, Spencer Bengtson, Weston Dawson, Michael Pothast, Jordyn Dumas, Adyn and Isaiah Garcia. Loving brother to Lawrence (Ann) Kruss.

She was preceded in death by her parents Irving “Ted” Kruss and Helen Kruss, her ex-husband Sherman Chiz, her children Louis A. Chiz and Ileen D. Migdal, and brother Melville (Anne) Kruss.

Memorial Services are being held at Justen’s Funeral Home 3700 Charles J Miller Memorial Hwy, McHenry, IL 60050 on June 15th from 1p.m.-3 p.m.


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Friday

15

Jun

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory

3700 Charles J. Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60050

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