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John E. Sells

1927 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
John E. Sells Obituary
Sells, John E.
joined his wife, Rosie Sells, of 65 years in Heaven on Monday, April 25, 2016. John was born on December 5, 1927 in Phoenix, AZ to "D" and Alpha Sells. After serving in the Navy, John took over his father's construction company designing and building homes and finished his career as a computer analyst for Honeywell. Throughout his lifetime John had many hobbies including writing an autobiography, jewelry making, leather working, painting and being a member of the Royal Order of Jesters. John designed and built homes for his family, including a home in Flagstaff where his family spent many years visiting and making memories. He spent his final years of retirement at the Beatitudes with his wife Rosie. They both enjoyed their years there and all of the activities on campus. John is survived by his sister-in-law, Bobbie Buckner, his children Cynthia Rose (John) Mayle, Claudia Jean (Ron) Huber, John Bland (Denise) Sells, grandchildren Tia (Troy) Creed, Travis (Shannon) McCarthy, Autumn Easton, Josh (Jennifer) Easton, great grandchildren Shea, Alexis, Kate, Olivia, Tanner, Payton, Charlie and Ivan. A memorial service celebrating John's life will be held on Monday, May 23rd at 3:00pm at the Luther Life Center on the Beatitudes Campus. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to the Beatitudes Campus Foundation, 1610 W. Glendale Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021.
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 15, 2016
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