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John M. Selvick

John Marshall Selvick, 60, of Brussels passed away at his home on September 13, 2012. He was born October 17, 1951, in Chicago, IL, to William and Yvonne (Erwin) Selvick. On March 2, 1992, he married Kimberly (Neubauer) Schley in Sturgeon Bay. John worked most of his life as a Tug Boat Captain. He owned Calumet River Fleeting in Chicago and the Door County Fire Boat. John most recently became known as the “Legend” on the show, “Great Lake Warriors” on the History Channel. One of the oldest working Tug Boats on the Great Lakes, built in 1898, is named after John.

John served his country in the U. S. Army and was a Merchant Mariner. He was a member of the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club and a past member of the Sturgeon Bay Elks. He loved to play cards, watch football, boating, and spending time with his granddaughter. John also enjoyed wintering in Florida, fishing, and he loved his dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Kim; his parents, Yvonne and William Selvick, Sturgeon Bay; a brother, Steven (Theresa) Selvick, Sturgeon Bay; three sisters, Sharon (Roger) Opiela, Institute; Susan (James) Londo, Sturgeon Bay; Carla Ford, Fort Walton Beach, FL; a step-son, Nathan (Krista) Schley, Sturgeon Bay; a step-daughter, Nicole Schley, Merrillville, IN: two step-grandchildren, Audrie and Aiden Schley; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Selvick.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 17, 2012, at Bay View Lutheran Church, the Rev. Tim Malek officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday and then after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church until time of services. On-line condolences may be offered at


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