|Birth: ||Apr. 22, 1913|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 2007|
Harold Bell was born on April 22, 1913, in Allison Township, Osceola County, Iowa. He was the son of Elzie Noah and Alice Ann (Bigley) Bell. He lived his youth in rural Ocheyedan, where he attended school, helped on the family farm and helped farmers in the area. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theater. He was honorably discharged.
He married Rosella Krogman of Ashton, Iowa in 1945, in Luverne MN. They lived in Ocheyedan, and Sioux Falls, SD, where Harold worked for John Morrell & Co. for seven years. They returned to Ocheyedan and purchased an acreage. He worked for Sibley Concrete for 18 years. After retiring, he worked for the county for three summers. Rosella passed away o September 7, 1971.
He married Bernadette (McCarty) Krogman of Sheldon, Iowa on September 12, 1972 at St Patrick's Church. They enjoyed traveling together. He was a member of the American Legion in Ocheyedan for over 50 years. Harold enjoyed spending with his family.
He passed away on February, 14, 2007, at the Hilltop Care Center in Spirit lake, IA.
He is survived by his wife; Bernadette Bell of Spirit Lake; three step-children and their families; Vern and Mary Kay Lockman of Shelby, NE, James and Maya Krogman of Urbandale, IA, Nancy Hintz of Casper, WY; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; one sister; Florence Gee of Ocheyedan, IA; Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Rosella; three sisters: Ruth Brehmer, Dorothy Anderson, Lela Wiese; five brothers: Arnold, Milo, Lee, Cecil and Emil.
Passed away on February 14, 2007. Interment at Ocheyedan Township Cemetery
Elzie Noah Bell (1872 - 1953)
Alice Ann Bigely Bell (1879 - 1960)
Bernadette Agnes McCarty Bell (1918 - 2010)
Rosella Anna Krogman Bell (1912 - 1971)*
Lela Edith Bell Wiese (1900 - 1937)*
Lee Andrew Bell (1904 - 1978)*
Ruth Margaret Bell Brehmer (1907 - 1983)*
Cecil Carl Bell (1911 - 1941)*
Harold Edward Bell (1913 - 2007)
Emil John Bell (1915 - 1986)*
Arnold Peter Bell (1917 - 2001)*
Dorothy Ellen Bell Anderson (1919 - 2004)*
Florence Bell Gee (1922 - 2014)*
Ocheyedan Township Cemetery
Created by: Don McCarty
Record added: Mar 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67663251