Ursula Sellers, age 68, passed away, Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Hendricks Hospital Hospice unit. Her memorial service with Chaplain E.J. Chafin officiating, will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 18, 2008 in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 HWY 277 South.
Ursula was born December 19, 1939 in Wiesbaden Germany to Friedel and Margarete Holmann. She married Leroy E. Meszler in Wiesbaden in 1959 and moved to Rome, New York, they had three daughters and a son together. Leroy passed away in 1972 and Ursula married Roger Sellers on October 26, 1974. The U.S. Air Force brought the family to Dyess AFB, Abilene in September 1985, where she worked for the Club system on Dyess for many years. She was a life member of the womens auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the womens auxiliary to the Non Commissioned Officers Association.
Ursula was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Alfred and Horst Holmann of Wiesbaden, and her first husband Leroy of Rome, New York.
Ursula is survived by her husband, Roger Sellers of Abilene; three daughters, Cindya Phillips and husband Keith of Lonoke, Arkansas, Pamela Comport of Abilene, and Kimberly Christ and husband Gerrard of Vanceboro, North Carolina; a son, Michael Meszler and wife Terry of Abilene; two sisters, Rosemarie Weaver of Indialantic Florida, and Ingrid Kenney and husband Daniel of Las Vegas Nevada; two brothers, Dieter Holmann of Wiesbaden, Germany, and Klaus Juergen Holmann of Nice, France. Ursula had 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was loved very much and will be missed by all.
The family wishes to thank Doctor Melnyk and the entire staff of the Texas Cancer Center in Abilene, and the Nurses and staff of both the Oncology unit, and of the Hospice unit at Hendricks Medical Center for making her final days as comfortable as possible.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to The Texas Cancer Center, 1957 Antilley RD, Abilene, Texas 79606 andor Hendrick Hospice Care, PO Box 1922, Abilene, Texas 79604.
I love, and miss, you Ursy and am so sorry I have waited so long to tell you. It was a very sad day, the day you left me, but it was wonderful seeing the look of perfect peace on your face at last. I know Ill see you again someday and am looking forward to that day.
Ill always love you, Roger.
Ursie was very special to us , we loved her and we will never forget her. She had a quality a few people possess and that is that she spoke straight from her heart .Ursie was a rare flower in Gods garden
Heidi and Joel KingThibodaux, LA
We will never forget Ursie .She was wonderful cousin and friend. We will meet again in the sweet by and by
Heidi and Joel KingThibodaux,, LA
Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Roger. Ingrid and Ursy were very close while growing up, and, like you, we will miss Ursula for the remaining days of our lives. We have our memories, though, and well be fondly remembering all the good times before her illness took over.
Love, Ingrid and Danny
Sister and Brotherinlaw
Ingrid Dan KenneyLas Vegas, NV
We were so sorry to read of your mothers passing. You are in our thoughts. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.
Robert Shelly Tennison
Robert Shelly TennisonAbilene, TX
Ursula was a close friend and will be saidly missed. Our sincere sympathy to Roger and family. We will never forget her.
Donald Carol FranzwickFayetteville, PA
My thoughts are prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. Please be safe
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Renee LammWilson, NC
Rog Sue my thoughts are with you in you time of grief. Should there be anything I or the group can do to help please let us know
Richard Sue SpoleyLampe, MO