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Bruce R. Fell
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Birth: May 15, 1916
Castleton
Stark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2008
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Bruce was the son of George B. Sr. and Gertrude E. Sickles Fell. He married Fern G. Barton on March 13, 1943, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She died on June 20, 2007, in Peoria.

Also preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, Walter, Dale and Donald Fell; and a granddaughter, Karren Albertson.

Surviving are a daughter, Teri (Phil) Albertson; one son, Gary (Sandi) Fell; four grandchildren, Darren Albertson, Heather (Marc) Leighton, Greg (Laura) Fell and Holly (Derek) Greving; two great-grandchildren, Jonah Greving and Noelle Leighton; one brother, George Cappy (Sarah) Fell Jr.; and one sister, Helen Harris.

He was inducted into the Army Air Corps in 1942, where he was assigned to the 419th Bomb Squadron, 301 Bomb Group, 5th Wing of the 15th Air Force at Foggi, Italy. He flew 35 combat sorties as flight engineer and top turret gunner. He finished his 62nd mission on March 31, 1945, and was honorably discharged on June 18, 1945.

Bruce and Fern farmed in the West Jersey area for many years. He also worked for Caterpillar Inc. in the engine test department and the Tool Crib at the Tech Center until retiring in 1981. Bruce also served as West Jersey Township Road Commissioner.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George B Fell (1886 - 1972)
  Gertrude E Sickles Fell (1884 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Fern G Barton Fell (1918 - 2007)
 
 Siblings:
  Bruce R. Fell (1916 - 2008)
  George B Fell (1917 - 2010)*
  Dale K Fell (1920 - 1986)*
  Donald R Fell (1927 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Toulon Cemetery
Toulon
Stark County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Oct 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30882147
Bruce R. Fell
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Bruce R. Fell
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