|Birth: ||May 27, 1898|
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 1979|
Charles W. Bell, 80, Manson, died Sunday evening in a Spokane hospital.
Mr. Bell was born May 26, 1898, in Iowa, and moved to the Manson area with his family about 1900.
Prior to his enlistment in the Army during World War I, Mr. Bell was employed with the ferry service on Lake Chelan. Following his discharge, he moved to Omaha, Neb., where he married Esther Gustafson on April 5, 1920. They moved to Illinois after their marriage, and to Manson in 1932.
Mr. Bell was employed in the Manson area until 1937 when he went to work for the Howe Sound Mining Co. as a master mechanic. In 1948 the family moved to Ephrata, where Mr. Bell owned and operated a service station. In 1949 they moved to Quincy, and Mr. Bell became employed by the Grant County Department of Highways until his retirement in 1964. In 1976 he and his wife returned to Manson.
Mr. Bell was a member of the American Legion.
Surviving are his wife, Esther, at home; a son, Carl, Dallas, Texas; two daughter, Louise Hanson, Kirkland, and Anna-Lena Westlake, Wauconda; two brothers, Casper, Gig Harbor, and Robert, LaConnor; five sisters, Hazel Graves of Duvall, Laura Phipps of Wenatchee, Gertrude Grubb of Tacoma, Katherine Porter of Colfax, and Rosella Haff of Spokane; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Sherman Bell (1867 - 1947)
Magdalena Horras Bell (1876 - 1949)
Esther E Gustafson Bell (1891 - 1981)*
Charles W Bell (1898 - 1979)
Hazel Elizabeth Bell Graves (1901 - 1989)*
Casper W Bell (1907 - 1986)*
John William Bell (1914 - 1938)*
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Chelan Fraternal Cemetery
Plot: North Fraternal Row56 STBLK53 LS5
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Record added: Jan 28, 2008
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