Patricia Sell

Patricia Ann Sell, 63, of Blissfield, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at her home.

Pat was born on Feb. 22, 1951 in Trenton, MI, the daughter of Leo Anthony and Marjorie Rose (Smock) Beaubien. She was married on Nov. 9, 1974 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rockwood, MI to Byron Clarence Sell.

Pat enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Besides helping on the family farm, Pat helped her husband Byron selling produce at the Blissfield and Madison farmer’s markets, the Walker’s Tavern Farmer’s Market in the Irish Hills, and the Detroit Eastern Farmer’s Market. She also enjoyed spending time doing puzzles, and caring for her pet dog “Bailey”.

Surviving is her husband, Byron Sell of Blissfield; seven children, Holly (Todd) James of Paw Paw, MI, Jeremy (Crystal) Sell of Palmyra, Julie (Doug) Devine of Jackson, Jenny (Justin) DeVries of Maumee, OH, Emily (Jason) Gafford of Adrian, MI, Jason Sell of Swanton, OH, and Heidi Sell of Blissfield; ten grandchildren, Mikayla, Dylan, and Carter James, Aubrey, Cameron, Nolan, and Autumn Devine, Ivy DeVries, and Ethan and Emma Gafford; and four sisters, Janice Hurley of Siler City, NC, Beverly Sell of Fremont, IN, Elaine Jones of Angola, IN, and Shirley Pageau of Jackson, MI. Pat was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Blissfield, with the Rev. Gary Leking officiating. Burial will follow at Palmyra Cemetery. Visiting hours were Thursday, Jan. 8, from 6-8pm, and Friday, Jan. 9, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield.