Sandra L. Assels of Freeland passed away at the University of Michigan Hospital on October 27, 2020 after a valiant struggle against cancer. She was born in Midland on November 25, 1942 to the late Howard and Vera Moe. She is survived by her husband Michael Assels; sons Scott (Nina Chism) Baine of South Carolina and Christopher Assels of Saginaw; brother Jerry (Janice) Moe of Arizona; son-in-law Tyrone Seeburger of Freeland; granddaughters Kendra Skalnican of Midland and Haley (Austin) Miller of South Carolina; grandsons Noah Seeburger of Freeland and Alston (Abby) Baine of South Carolina; great granddaughters Kinsley, Rylee, Katelin, Braelyn and Ella and great grandson Colton. In addition, she leaves many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Sherry Seeburger and son, Michael R. Assels.
Sandra was strong and independent. She became a licensed beautician following her graduation from Midland High School. She returned to further her education after her family was raised. She completed the requirements for two Associates Degrees in Business at Great Lakes Community College in Midland in the early 1990s. She was office manager for and assistant to Dr. Carpenter in his Chiropractic Practice until his retirement. She went on to work with Dr. Timothy Spink, Freeland Chiropractic, until her retirement. She then worked with her husband in his business, Great Lakes Bay Recycling.
Sandra was a gracious and generous person. She gave freely of her heart to her family. She enjoyed line dancing, going for walks and visiting with friends. She was a great cook and hostess. She was cared for with kindness and compassion during her hospital stay. Her family is sincerely thankful for the understanding and assistance she received from all doctors and staff involved in her care.
Per the wishes of Sandra cremation has taken place. A celebration of her life will be conducted on Friday November 6, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from Wilson MILLER Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Wallace H. Mayton III officiating. A video of the service will be available at www.wilson-miller.com after the service. Family will receive guest at the funeral home on Friday from 12 noon until the time of service. Face covering and social distancing will be required. Memorials may be offered to Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund, Midland. Personal messages of condolence may be offered to the family at www.wilson-miller
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