2011-08-03 / Obituaries



Sandra L. Morell, age 78, of Higgins Lake, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Mercy Manor in Grayling.

She was born February 2, 1933 in Flint, the daughter of Earle Edward and Cecilia (Sauvie) Watkins who preceded her in death.

Sandy married Don Morell in Flint, January 28, 1961 and they lived in Swartz Creek until moving to Higgins Lake following her retirement in 1988 after thirty-two years at the GM Chevrolet Plant in Flint where she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and enjoyed cooking and collecting lady figurines and cookbooks.

She is survived by her husband, Don; one son, Mark Anthony Morell of Higgins Lake; one brother, Dal (Lorraine) Watkins of Higgins Lake; one sister, Joan Limbaugh of Burton; two brothers-in-law, Fred (Louise) Morell of Arkansas and Leonard Terebinski of Mt. Morris; three sisters-in-law, Isabel Ruth of Argyle, Yvonne (Lyle) Scott of Higgins Lake and Lois Watkins of Sacramento, CA.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Fern Shields and Patricia Terebinski; one brother, Theodore Watkins and six brothers-in-law.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. James Catholic Church, Houghton Lake, with Fr. Bernard Tyler who officiated.

Graveside services were held at St. Ignatius Cemetery in Frieburg.

Those wishing to make a donation may do so to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements by Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon. 989-275-3600

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