june2019obituary

Deedee was born on May 16, 1965 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Jenna (Stephens) and Everett Jesse Sellers.

She moved to Magnolia, Iowa in 1972 when she was seven years old with her mother and stepfather, Russell Shreeves.

She graduated from Logan-Magnolia High School in 1983. Deedee spent most of her adult life in Michigan where she raised her children. Deedee passed away in her home on May 19, 2019 in Clarkston, Mich.

Deedee was preceded in death by her mother, Jenna Jeneva Shreeves; her father, Everett Jesse Sellers; grandson, Finn Bales; sisters: Penny Dee Sellers and Jenna Kay Carrier; and brothers: Carl Jefferson and Rick Duane Randolph.

Deedee is survived by her four children: Molly Intlekofer (Dustin) of Carter Lake, Iowa and Garrett Glynn of Deland, Fla. and Jenna Ruiz (Riqui) of Clarkston, Mich. and Megan Bales (Gerry) of Logan, Iowa; her eight grandchildren: Adaline and Jessica Intlekofer, Lauryn, Violet and Marie Ruiz, Austen, Makennah and Aaron Bales; stepfather, Russell Shreeves (Myrna) of Smithland, Iowa; siblings: David Randolph (Paula), Jessica Bosworth (Tedd), Dawn Sellers (John), Sarrah Palmer-Sellers (Donna), Lonnie Maguire (Wayne); step siblings: Jeff Shreeves (Tracy), Marsha Barrier (Bob); aunt, Kay Felix (Robert); brother-in-Law, John Carrier. Deedee had several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Deedee loved spending time with her friends and family. She was happiest when she was spending time with her children and grandchildren or spending time with friends laughing and having a good time.

Deedee had a love of furry animals and often had a little dog as her companion.

Deedee was a hard worker and spent most of her life as a waitress. Deedee had also went back to school and became a certified nail technician while living in Iowa.

When she was not working long hours, you could find her outside by a lake with friends/family, playing golf or curled up on the couch watching a good movie.

Deedee’s favorite flower was a daisy and you could find this flower all over her home and in her decorations.

Deedee was a breast and ovarian cancer survivor and was a strong advocate for breast cancer awareness and the BRAC 1 Gene support group.

DeeDee had many friends that she loved to talk to on a daily basis even if by phone.

She loved talking about her children and grandchildren, which were the joy of her life. Deedee will be missed by all of her family and friends.

Deedee’s remains were cremated and her family had a Celebration of Life for her in the summer of 2019 in Logan, Iowa.