Mary A. Dell
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7-17-1915 - 1-13-2014
Mary A. Dell passed away peacefully in Auburn, Calif., on January 13, 2014. She was 98. Born on July 17, 1915 in Roberts, Mont., Mary was the eldest child of James Joseph O'Shea and Mary Alverta Vickery with 5 sisters and 2 brothers. Mary attended grade school then graduated from Robert's High School in 1933. That same year the family moved to Luther, Mont., where she met Marcus Dell. They were married in December of 1935. In August of 1936, they moved to California. The move was permanent and they raised their family there. Mary loved to read and loved learning new things. She was a member of the Methodist Church teaching Adult Sunday School for 24 years.
Mary is preceded in death by her husband Marcus Dell of 60 ½ years. She is survived by: her son Roger Dell (Beth); daughters Sybil Branger of Roscoe, Mont., and Mary Gail Wallace (Hal) of Auburn, Calif.; sisters Eileen Hyem and Nora Robertson; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held in Mary's honor on January 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Oakwood Village, 3388 Bell Rd., Auburn, Calif. Donations may be made in memory of Mary Dell to any Hospice of choice. Please sign the guestbook at www.chapelofthehills-auburn.com
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Jan. 23, 2014