|Birth: ||May 9, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2009|
Edna Eileen Bell, the daughter of J. Earl and Flossie (Harvey) Bylund was born May 9, 1918 in Audubon, Iowa. She passed away Friday, December 25, 2009 at the Good Samaritan Society of Red Oak, Iowa at the age of 91years, 7 months and 16 days.
Edna was raised in Coon Rapids and Audubon, Iowa. She was united in marriage to Irl R. Bell on February 14, 1937 in Audubon, Iowa. They lived in Ottosen, Iowa for years before moving to Red Oak in l956. In l973, Edna and Irl moved to Minden, Nebraska. Edna returned to Red Oak in l980. For 15 years, Edna worked for the dietary department at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital before her retirement. Edna was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Red Oak. She enjoyed spending time with the grandchildren. Edna was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter: Phyllis Poe; brothers: Raymond, Edward and Orville; and sister: Ida Meek.
Edna is survived by children: Lois Watnem and husband Allen of Humbolt, IA; Shirley Simpson of Wilmington, DE; Warren "Ricky" Bell and wife Bev of Cannon County, CA; Susan Carlson and husband Dennis of Red Oak, IA; John "Jack" Bell and wife Kathie of Red Oak, IA; Sheryl Franzen and husband Larry of Stanton, IA; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sister-in-law: Rose Bylund of Audubon, IA; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
May God bless her memory and give strength to those who mourn.
Funeral Service will be held
Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.
at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home
Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak
Rev. Fred Pilecki, Officiating
Visitation with the family present Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home
Memorials to First United Methodist Church
Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Irl L. Bell
Phyllis Bell Poe (1939 - 2007)*
Plot: Section : MGS Lot : 977 Space : 1
Created by: Marty & Harley
Record added: Nov 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100056332