Sandra Mae Nell, died Monday, June 12, 2017, at her home in Newton. Her immediate family gathered for a private service June 16 at Highland/Oak Hill Cemetery in Colfax, with celebration of life following at the Colfax Historical Society where friends and family were welcome to attend and share their memories with each other.
The daughter of Paul and Verna Nell, Sandra was born Jan. 27, 1962, in Newton. Sandra most recently enjoyed working for Manatt’s Construction for more than a decade. She also enjoyed writing poetry and spending time with her 13 grandchildren.
Those left to honor her memory include her mother, Verna Mae Nell of Newton; her siblings, Kenneth Nell of Newton, Janet Nell (Tracy Good) of Prairie City, Mary Millage (Rex) of Colfax, Rick Nell (Heather) of Urbandale, Karen Bennett of Vail; four children, Barbra Fagg (Chris) of Monroe, Eric Hume (Bailey) of Altoona, Erin Hume (Kelsey) of Newton, Amy Fagg (Jeff) of Monroe; 13 grandchildren, Shoshanah, Nathaniel, Joshua, Trevor, Micha, Alexis, Katelynn, Emery, Joss, Harper, Hailey, Wyn and Haidyn; her aunt, Irene Tuttle of Chariton; as well as her many nieces and nephews. Preceding Sandra in death was her father, Paul Kenneth Nell.
Flowers and cards may sent to Barbra Fagg at P.O. Box 244, 114 W. South St., Monroe, IA 50170.