Selma Ann Hageman, MD Born October 27, 1937 in Tacoma, Washington, and passed away November 23, 2012 in Puyallup, Washington. She attended NW Nazarene College and graduated from University of Utah Medical School. During her pediatric residency at the University of Washington she met her future husband, Paul Hageman, MD. During her career she worked with the mentally and developmentally disabled at Western State Hospital in Steilacoom, as well as Rainier School in Buckley. Selma even operated a clinic through Multicare after partially retiring at the age of 62. Selma is survived by her two sons, Nathan and Nick, as well as one grandchild and one more on the way. She is also survived by her brother Jim, and her sister Mary. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul. Selma enjoyed playing the piano, quilting, rosemaling, and raising horses. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), Online sentiments may be journaled at

Published by News Tribune (Tacoma) on Dec. 9, 2012.
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wish i had more info on her death. been looking for her for a while. i'm her nephew. can someone e-mail me. chuck labarge [email protected]
June 11, 2015
I have known and respected Dr. Myhre for at least 25 years, but didn't actually get to know her well until just a few years ago. She was highly intelligent, warm, funny, and I've missed her very much since she retired from Rainier School. I am very saddened to learn of her passing. I hope her sons, who she spoke of lovingly, will know how their mother was loved and respected in this community. My deepest condolences to the boys and Selma's other family and friends.
Debbie Gage
December 14, 2012
Loved her...
Laura Janich
December 14, 2012
I only met Dr. Myrhe a handful of times, but she always struck me as a very intelligent, accomplished gentlewoman. She was very well thought of by her peers.
Dr. Aaro
December 11, 2012
Selma took Rosemaling classes from me. She was one of my favorite students because she took such joy in her work. I will truly miss her.
Lois Clauson
December 10, 2012
To the Family of Selma,

I will greatly miss seeing Selma, as she was a very kind and interesting person to be around and she had a great smile and laugh!
Pearl L. Emery
December 10, 2012
Nick and Nathan, just heard about your mom. So sorry about this. Is there going to be a service? Let us know if we can help.
Mary Espe Family
December 9, 2012
Dear Nathan and Nick,
I am heartsick to hear, just this morning, about your mother's death. I lost contact with her a few years ago. Have tried looking her up in directories and even tried finding you boys on Facebook. This is Marcie. You will remember me as your piano teacher Barbara's daughter. I cared deeply for Selma, and she saw me through my own mother's illness and death with warmth and love. I think she would want me to have contact with you. I did not know about your father's passing. I have special memories of him as well. I have lit a candle for Selma and for you. It will burn today as I grieve her death and delight in my thoughts of her. She was truly a wonderful friend! With love and peace, Marcie
Marcie Pierson
December 9, 2012
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