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Magdalena "Lena" Horras Bell
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1876
Keokuk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1949
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Graveside services were held Monday for Mrs. Magdalena Bell, 73, a Chelan resident for many years. Smith Funeral Home in charge.

Born in Iowa on Jan. 9, 1876, she spent her early life there and was married in 1894 in Iowa to Sherman Bell. Mr. and Mrs. Bell moved to North Dakota in 1906 and came to Manson in 1912 where they resided until 1939, when they came to Chelan. Mr. Bell died in 1947 and following his death Mrs. Bell went to Puyallup to make her home with her daughter, Gertrude Grubb. She died there on Friday, April 29, following a long illness.

Surviving are three sons, Charles Bell of Ephrata, Casper Bell of Holden and Robert Bell of La Conner; six daughters, Mrs. Mary Saddler of Spokane, Mrs. Hazel Graves of Kirkland, Mrs. Laura Butterbaugh of Yakima, Mrs. Katherine Porter of Spokane, Mrs. Rosella Haff of Brainerd, Minn., and Mrs. Wayne Grubb of Puyallup; two brothers, George and Frank Horras, both of Chicago, Ill.; 25 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Washington Death Certificate
Name Lena Bell
Death date 29 Apr 1949
Death place Puyallup, Pierce, Washington
Gender Female
Age at death 72 years
Estimated birth year 1877
Father name Casper Horras
Mother name Mary Heisel
Film number 2032783
Digital GS number 4223215
Image number 2625
Reference number 7171

children: Hazel Elizabeth Bell Graves, Gertrude A Grubb b: 26 Oct 1905 d: 19 Mar 1986, Casper W Bell
Family links: 
  Casper Horras (1848 - 1911)
  Mary Heisel Horras (1856 - 1947)
  Sherman Bell (1867 - 1947)*
  Charles W Bell (1898 - 1979)*
  Hazel Elizabeth Bell Graves (1901 - 1989)*
  Casper W Bell (1907 - 1986)*
  John William Bell (1914 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverview Cemetery
Chelan County
Washington, USA
Plot: Row 8, Block 72, Lot 4
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jan 23, 2008
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Magdalena Lena <i>Horras</i> Bell
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Magdalena Lena <i>Horras</i> Bell
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 Added: Jul. 1, 2014

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