Selam Kidane was born January 1, 1990, in Eritrea in a town called May Men. Selam passed away on April 7, around noon time at the Dayton Hospice place, after a short brief stay.
She died at a younger age of 33 years old, and she is survived by her husband Eyob Araya Amberas, her sons Nahom 12 years old, Ethan 8 years old and Gelila 3 and half years old. She is survived by her dear mother Leteberhan Yira, who is lives in the Netherland, Holland with her children and her husband. She has been taking care of Selam and her grandchildren. She took care of her during her illness and has been on her bed side day and night all the way to the end. Further, she is survived by her brother Jappan Yared. He has been a great help to Selam and has done everything to support her during her illness. He has provided transportation back and forth to the Doctor's Offices. Eyob was driving truck to make a living in supporting of the family.
Selam has many siblings in Eritrea and in Holland. In 2013 the three of them migrated to the United States as refugee and has been residing in Dayton, Ohio. They have been living for ten years in Dayton.
Again, for the last three years, Selam has been under her doctor's care when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She fought hard with tremendous courage to overcome her illness. She and her family are members of the Saint Gabriel, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo church.
Selam was a beautiful person loved by all members of the church and was active in all of the church affairs. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children, family members and people who have known her.