Luz Selk, age 92, of Beloit, died Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Green Knolls in Beloit. She was born April 9, 1928 to the late Jose Antonio and Maria (Marrero) Colon in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Luz married William Selk on April 5, 1995. Luz was active church attendee and loved to sing in church. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Luz enjoyed fishing, feeding the ducks on the river, all birds especially finches and gardening.
Luz is survived by her husband William, sons Jose Maldonado and Aramis Melecio; daughters Sonia (James) Sizelove and Linda (Ruben) Figueroa. She is also survived by sisters Iris Astor, Rosaura Colon and Lydia Maldonado and brother Antonio Colon. Luz is further survived by numerous grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sons Julio Ojeda, Andy Maldonado and Francisco Melecio Jr. and daughters Carmen Ojeda and Lucy Melecio. Luz is also preceded in death by a sister and 2 brothers.
A special thank you would like to be expressed to Yvette Caraballo for the special care, attention and deep love shown Luz, her grandmother.
Luz’s Memorial Service will be 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at The Dwelling Place, 1559 South Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108, with Rev. Louis Marquez officiating. A memorial is being established in her name. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Selk family on our website.
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