Della Partain, 69, born in Tecumseh on Aug. 15, 1939, passed away Dec. 9, 2008. She was the daughter of Harold (Zeke) and Mary (Yenor) Butler. Her siblings are Adeline (Bob) Handy, Lois Bivins, Karen Niska, Harold and Pam, Terry and Teri.
She is also survived by two children, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She asked to be cremated and a memorial service was held Dec. 12, 2008, at Graceway Baptist Church in Ypsilanti.