OBITUARY

Sally Eleanor Bartley

April 28, 1933January 8, 2019
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Sally Eleanor Bartley, age 85, of Okemos, Michigan passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday January 8, 2019. Sally was born to Henry and Mayme Woehler in Lansing, MI on April 28, 1933.

Sally was preceded in death by her parents, sister Cora Lou Hodney, brother Terry Woehler, step-parents Art and Marjorie Penner and step-son Mark Bartley.

Left to cherish Sally's memory is her loving husband of 41 years Vincent "Bill", daughter Pam Ayers, son Terry Collier, sister Victoria (Ken) Murray, step-daughter, Susan Bartley, and several nieces and nephews.

Sally was a wonderful and loving wife and mother. She loved spending time with family. Sally enjoyed swimming especially at the Parkwood YMCA with her many friends. She loved her kitties, shopping, and decorating for the holidays. One of her favorite things to do was looking at her beautiful flower garden.

Sally was a very upbeat and positive person. She could make you smile and brighten your day. Sally always had a giggle in her voice.

A visitation will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Gorsline Runciman East Chapel, 1730 E. Grand River, East Lansing.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with a 1 hour prior visitation at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Capital Area Humane Society, 7095 W. Grand River, Lansing, MI 48906, Michigan Dyslexia Institute, 532 E. Shiawassee, Lansing, MI 48912 or a Charity of your choosing.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.greastlansing.com for the Bartley family.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 14, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, January 15, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, January 15, 2019
REMEMBERING

Sally Eleanor Bartley

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Shelly Matte

January 11, 2019

I remember that when I was a kid, I was POSITIVE that Aunt Sally was a model or an actress. When we'd spend summer vacations at Half Mile Lake with the family, it didn't matter WHAT Aunt Sally was doing - picking blueberries, riding in the motorboat, or sitting on the dock, she looked FABULOUS doing it. Those are some of the best memories of my childhood, and I'll always remember my gorgeous, blue-eyed Aunt Sally.

Janet Owens

January 10, 2019

To: Bill, Pam and Terry:

I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I have very fond memories of her, and her sense of humor. I am glad that you we're all able to be with her when she passed. I hope that you all will continue to share her memories, and know that she was a very special lady and a great friend to my mother. They are probably in heaven together enjoying catching up.

Janet Owens


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