THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Scott A. Selby
Issue Date: July 22, 2020
Scott Alton Selby, 57, of Apple Valley, Mn., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 13, 2020 from a heart attack.
Born Oct. 10, 1962 in Arcadia, he was adopted by Bill and Kathy Selby in February 1963. After moving around the country the family settled in Peshtigo, where he graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1980. He then attended the University of Minnesota where he ran track and field and rowed for the men's crew team.
Since 2010, he worked in the Radiology department at Regions Hospital. Prior to joining Regions, he worked in the medical labs at the University of Minnesota from 1996 to 2010 and before that, Methodist Hospital as a Health Unit Coordinator.
He and his wife Meg moved from Minneapolis to Apple Valley in February 2002 and from that spring until his death, he impacted thousands of lives as a soccer referee, mentor, instructor and coach at the youth, high school, college and adult levels. He will be remembered for his quick wit and love of soccer, science, fly fishing and piano playing.
In February 2019, he found his biological family through ൟ&Me". He only had 17 months with them. God knew this loose end needed tying up before he left us for his next life.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Meg; two children, Lauren (Sean Raible), Denver, Co. and William (Erin Van Patten), Riverside, Ca.; two sisters, Karen (Keith) Falls, Charlotte, N.C. and Mary Arvanites, Marinette; in-laws Molly (Andy) Walloch and Matt (Molly) Murphy; nieces; nephews; aunts; uncles; cousins and friends. He is further survived by his biological mom, Marjorie Kammueller and siblings, Susie (Sal) Sorrentino, Lesley (Dan) Kelley and Paul (Kris) Kammueller and their families.
He was preceded in death by his father and fellow fisherman, William Selby in 1989 and mother, Kathleen Selby in 2017 and in-laws, Tom and Peg Murphy in 2016.
A Memorial Service is scheduled for August with date, time and location to be announced. Memorials can be made to the family for the establishment of soccer scholarships. White Funeral Home of Apple Valley, Mn. Is assisting the family with arrangements.