Peggy Selber

Margaret (Peggy) Jean Steinke Selber born January 23, 1944 was called home to the loving arms of her savior on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Peggy was the first born of six children and met the love of her life while attending the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Janesville, WI. Jerome Selber and Peggy were married August 6, 1966 and resided in Milwaukee, WI. In 1972 they welcomed their only son Dennis Selber, he was and always will be her “little boy”. Peggy lovingly cared for their home, son and community. As a family they enjoyed volunteering for the Badger Home for the Blind. Peggy loved being the memory keeper for the family, and took pride in caring for photographs of multiple generations of her family. In 2020 Jerome and Peggy moved to Jefferson County to be closer to family.

After losing the love and support of Jerome in 2021, Peggy moved to Jefferson Memory Care where she was instantly loved by many. 

Peggy is survived by her son, Dennis Richard Selber and his partner Becca (Boo) of Milwaukee. Her siblings: Mary Jo Steinke, Tresa “Terri” Blank, Walter (Bonnie) Steinke, Jeffrey (Echo) Steinke, and Julie Steinke. Goddaughter and niece, Paula Ann. Uncle Jack and Aunt Tammy Pavlekovich of Green Bay, WI. As well as Aunt Bernice Boerner, several cousins, and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews scattered across the country.

Peggy is preceded by her husband Jerome. Her mother Helen Steinke, her father Walter Steinke Sr. In laws, Jerome P Selber Sr. and his wife, Ruth Pavlekovich of Cudahy. Richard and Geraldine Weber (Selber).

Peggy was loved by many and touched countless hearts during her time on earth with her kind heart and love for those around her. Heaven has gained another angel.

The family would like to especially thank the staff at Jefferson Memory Care and Rainbow Hospice for their exceptional care and the love and kindness shown to Peggy during her time with them. She truly enjoyed life to the fullest each and every day, and made the world a happier place for those around her.


A memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 1PM to 3PM at Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson. A rosary will begin at 3PM at the funeral home.  Following the rosary service guests are invited to join the family at Country Inn & Suites for a celebration of life.


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