Francis Leroy Dell, 69, Altoona, died Tuesday. He was born in Ore Hill, son of the late Francis Oldham and Betty Dell. He was raised by his adoptive parents, Robert and Anna Louise (Heeter) Dell. Surviving are his wife, Nancy (Tremmel); five children: Dawn, Amy Jo Smith, Francis Jr., Chancey and James Paul "JP"; 10 grandchildren; and four siblings: Anna Mae Hinkledire, Kathy Dell, Marlene Kissell and Nevin. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Brian. At the request of the deceased, there will be no public viewing or funeral service. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.