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Selma Beilby



June 25, 1956 – November 23, 2022

Peacefully on the evening of November 23rd 2022 with her family by her side Selma Beilby passed away leaving behind her two sons, Darryl and Murray (Ainsley), her three grandchildren Easton, Livia, and Arianna as well as her many siblings, nieces, nephews and friends.


Selma was born in Prince Rupert B.C where at the tender age of eighteen months she was the sole survivor of the Mount Oldfield landslide of 1957, earning her the title of “Miracle Baby”. For most of her life she lived in Flin Flon and Winnipeg.


Selma loved her job at Faraday School working as an Educational Assistant for over 20 years where she was affectionately known as “Queen Bee”. Previously to educational assistant Selma was a Laboratory Technologist and a housewife.


Selma was very involved with her church family at Atlantic Garden City United Church where a celebration of life will be held for her on Saturday January 7th 2023 at 11:00 am. An option to live stream will be available on YouTube. Email: for information.


In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Atlantic Garden City United Church. 

E-transfer to or by cash/cheque at the service.


Selma’s ashes will be laid to rest at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens at 4000 Portage Ave, Winnipeg Manitoba in the Garden of Good Samaritan – elevation ‘E’, Level 2.


Her contagious laugh and vibrant energy will always be in our hearts.



Some of Selma’s writing’s:


God whispers to me through the leaves rustling by the wind

I see his power and might in the white caps on the lake

I feel peace and serenity when the sun shines on me and warms me up


The clouds make me feel comforted like God is putting a blanket around me

The green of the trees and the blue of the skies makes me feel alive like God is sending the blood of life into my very being


The songs of the birds was the most beautiful alarm clock to wake up to – a gentle reminder from God that we need to listen and be awake to the world around us


Cremation & Life Celebrations

530 St, Mary Avenue - Winnipeg

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