Marlys Selberg

Marlys Mae Selberg

1931 - 2020

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SELBERG (Lerud) , Marlys Mae, age 88, of Maple Grove, formerly Fargo, North Dakota passed on January 13th 2020 after a brief illness.  Preceded in death by father Henry Lerud, mother Helen Lerud and brother Richard.Survived by her husband of 68 years – William Selberg, son Mike (Katy), daughter Peggy Duphorn, (Mark), grandson Chad (Petra) and great grandson Magnus.  Marlys had her own homemaking show at KXJB in Fargo in the late 1950s “Open House with Marlys.” She was a professional model with DonLu Studios. She loved fashion and clothing and worked for various women’s clothing stores.Marlys was an excellent homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, home decorating and was an exceptional seamstress. She always had impeccable taste.  She loved classical music and opera – a highlight for her was her chance to sing in the chorus for Handel’s Messiah with the Fargo-Moorhead Opera Company. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed. A private family gathering is planned.