OBITUARY Della Marie Sell May 14, 1926 – August 29, 2018 Della M. Sell, 92, of Portage, formerly of Saline, passed away August 29, 2018. Della was born in Saline, Michigan to Alwin R. and Lina A. (Bredernitz) Burkhardt. She attained a Bachelor of Library Science. On June 15, 1946, Della married Robert E. Sell and together they raised three sons and a daughter. Della began her work at the University of Michigan first as a telephone operator, became a dental assistant (RDA, CDA), then became Assistant to the Director of Clinics and finished her career as a Manager of Dental Stores. She was a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Portage, Michigan and was a life-long crafter who was skilled in knitting, crocheting, sewing and quilt making. She is survived by her children Daryl (Maggie) Sell, Darwin (Rhonda) Sell, Dina (Fred) Waddell; daughter-in-law, Katina Sell; grandchildren, Cara Wegrzyn, Matthew Sell, Rene Zweig, Corey Sell, Jeremy Sell, Justin Sell, Cameron Sell, Lane Sell, Nathan Sell, Joshua Waddell and Janessa Copenhafer; and 17 great-grandchildren. Della was pre-deceased by her parents, husband, son, Douglas E. Sell, granddaughter, Amy E. Sell and brother, Dean Burkhardt. Friends may visit from on Monday, Sept. 3, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Muehlig Funeral Chapel 403 South Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor. Burial will be private at Bethlehem Cemetery, Ann Arbor. Memorials may be made to: Great Lakes Caring Hospice 900 Cooper Street, Jackson, Michigan 49202 (www.GreatLakesCaring.com) or the American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 (www.heart.org). Please share a memory of Della with her family at her online guestbook. DONATIONS Great Lakes Caring Hospice American Heart Association Send Flowers Show Your Support Share Obituary share to facebook share by email share link Receive Notifications
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Della Marie Sell 2018.
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