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Susan Seals

April 8, 1948 — January 10, 2021

Susan Seals, 72 of Creston, died January 10, 2021 at the EveryStep Hospice House in Creston, IA. Private graveside services will be held at Graceland Cemetery. Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Creston Animal Rescue Effort, In Care of: Deb McDonald, 208 S. Maple Street, Creston, IA. Condolences and memories can be shared online at

Susan Frances Seals, the daughter of Arthur Bruce and Barbara Berniece (Sheets) Seals, was born April 8, 1948 in Topeka, Kansas. When Susan was a young girl, the family moved to California and Susan graduated from San Diego High School in 1969. She attended college for 1 year, earning a Medical Receptionist Certificate.

In 1987, Susan met the love of her life, Jon B. Selim, in Philadelphia, PA while Jon was working for an underground Cable Company. Susan and Jon moved to Creston in 1989 and Jon preceded Susan in death in 2019. Susan was an avid reader and loved all of God’s creatures. Her heart was always with the Lord Jesus Christ, her Savior. Susan worked 21 years for Bunn-O-Matic, retiring in 2000. She was a long-time member of the Creston Eagles Lodge.

Susan is survived by her very close friends: Deb McDonald & family, Jerry Jones, Mitzie Callan, Patty Bolinger & family, Karen Walter & family; Jon’s 2 sisters: Nancy Selim Wantland and Sue Selim Kile; Bob Cottrell and friends of the Iowana.

Susan was preceded in death by the love of her life, Jon Selim; and Jon’s mother, Ellen Selim in 2011.

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