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Selma Pittman Kary

March 10, 1923 — January 10, 2024


Selma Pittman Kary

Selma (Meinhardt) Pittman Kary 100, went to her heavenly home on January 10th , 2024.

Sammie was born in Lovell, Wyoming to Carl and Anna (Ungefug) Meinhardt on March 10th, 1923. Sammie was one of ten children - seven girls and three boys.

Sam was a life long member of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. Sammie had many hobbies, including gardening and tending to her flower beds. In her younger years, she spent most weekends searching around Park County for old bottles and antiques with her two boys. Sammie worked as a bookkeeper for Foodbasket IGA for many years. She was also an avid seamstress and quilter, making many of her own clothes and quilts for each of her family members.

Selma was married to Herbert O. Pittman in 1941 until his death in 1959. They had two sons, Dennis and Herb. In 1970 she married John F. Kary until his death seven months later.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Herbert Pittman and John Kary; her father Carl and mother Anna Meinhardt; six sisters, Elizabeth Winterholler, Olga Robbins, Kate Dickerson, Emma DeVoss, Irene Haney, Martha Hill and three brothers, Rudolph, John and Phillip Meinhardt.

Sammie is survived by her eldest son Dennis (Kathi) Pittman of Gillette.

Grandchildren Becky (Jack) Eden of Gillette, Dennis O. Pittman of Hawaii, Michael Pittman of Utah, Christopher (Heather) Pittman of Texas; her youngest son, Herb (Diane) Pittman of Powell, grandchildren Lisa (Mike) Musso of Powell, Troy Pittman of Powell and Jennifer (Jed) Teel of Sheridan. Eleven great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and Loretta Kolb who was raised as a sister.

Funeral services will be Friday February 16th, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Powell, Wyoming. Reverend Kenneth Mars will officiate.

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Memorial Service

Friday, February 16, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church

675 Ave. D, Powell, WY 82435

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