, age 68, of Festus, Missouri, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013 at her home. She was born September 9, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Anna G. (nee Kisner) and Mahlon P. Elliott.
She is survived by her husband Joseph M. Sell, daughters Sheri Ann Hammel and husband Dan of Waterloo, Illinois and Teri Lyn Biedke and husband Tom of Park Ridge, Illinois, a son Joseph James Sell and wife Cindy of Mehlville, Missouri, a brother Mahlon P. Elliott, Jr. and wife Naomi of Philadelphia, a sister Linda Conley of Philadelphia, grandchildren Steven Bonney and wife Makayla, Andrew Sell, Kevin Bonney, Brittany Sell, Matthew Sell, Mark Biedke, Katie Hammel and Eric Biedke.
She was a nurse at SSM St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri for 16 years and at the Nazareth Living Center in South St. Louis County for 11 years. She was a longstanding and active member of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in South St. Louis County.
Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Friday, May 10, 2013 at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church. Additional visitation 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. with Memorial service 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the church, officiated by Pastor David McBurney. Internment at a later date in National Cemetery at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri.
Memorials in her memory are preferred to Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 4355 Butler Hill Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63128 or Mercy Hospice, 1000 Des Peres Road, Suite 200B, St. Louis, Missouri 63131.