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Harry Eldon Sells (1951 - 2014)

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Harry Eldon Sells

Des Moines

Harry Eldon Sells, 62, passed from this life on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at his home in Des Moines. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of Harry's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Urbandale, of which he was a member. A private committal service will take place at a later date.

Harry was born on July 3, 1951, in Des Moines, Iowa to Harry William and Margaret Louise (Fourman) Sells. He loved sports, especially football and baseball, with his favorite being the Urbandale girls sporting events.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his sisters, Florence Hoch, Gloria Sells and Linda Ferren; friend and guardian, Holly Hradek; several nieces and nephews; and many friends in Urbandale and Des Moines, including his special dear friends and caregivers at Mosaic. Harry was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Jack.

In agreement with Harry's wishes; in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Frerichs' Athletic Scholarship Fund, C/O Urbandale Booster Club, 7111 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa 50322. Online condolences are welcomed at


Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 12, 2014
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