Kristine was born in Oakland California, on Jan. 28, 1956. She attended schools mostly in California, graduating from Newark High School, in Newark Calif., in Jan. 1974. She joined the Marine Corps right after graduation. She loved learning and held several degrees and certificates from many colleges. She was multi-talented and worked as a nurse, office worker, chef, caterer, pastry chef, banker, phlebotomist, lab tech and teacher. She was also a gifted needle woman.
She is survived by her husband Jefferson Selvy; her mother, Ann Lary of Bellingham; her sister, Trudy Lary of Portland Oregon, and daughter Amelia Laing; her sister Nina E. Lary Kimmel, (Charles), and daughters Samantha Kimmel, and Briana Kimmel. She leaves behind husband Jefferson Selvy, his father Harry Selvy, and sister Susan Fairchild. She also leaves behind her son Nathan Morbeto, (Alisha) and grandchildren Arianna, Drake, and Teagan; and, daughter Sarah Baker and grandchildren Markez and Selina.
Kris loved to travel. She and Jefferson traveled to Scotland and Egypt while he studied Celtic history. They later settled in Wyoming where he continued his studies at the University of Wyoming. Most recently they settled in Burlington, WA. In many places Kris lived she was active in the Presbyterian Church; singing in the choir, and serving as a deacon at St. James Presbyterian church in Bellingham.
She is preceded in death by her father, Rex B. Lary, her grand parents, Ray W. Lary, Ira Sobey, Elizabeth Sobey, and Nina V. Lary. Her memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec 15, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at St James Presbyterian Church. 910 14th Street, Bellingham. Please make memorials to charities of your choice, or St James Presbyterian Church.
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