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Hilda Charlotte Kropp Bell
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1913
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2010
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

Hilda Charlotte Bell, the daughter of August and Rosa (Bredlow) Kropp, was born August 22, 1913 on a farm southwest of Garner. She graduated from Garner High School in 1933. After graduation she worked for Goodrich and Bethke in Garner. On September 19, 1939, she was married to Kenneth E. Bell at Klemme. They lived on a farm southeast of Klemme until 1942 when they moved into Garner. Hilda worked various jobs in the Garner area including Prairie View Apartments where she retired from at the age of 78. In 2004, she moved from her home to Prairie View and in 2006 entered Concord Care Center. She enjoyed her family, crocheting, gardening, baking chocolate cookies and playing bingo and cards.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Garner, UMW and belonged to a women's bowling league for many years.

Hilda is survived by her two sons, Don (Bette) Bell of Garner and Larry (Jean) Bell of Garner; six grandchildren, Vicky Bell of Mason City, Blaine (Jennifer) Bell and their two sons, Carson and Grant of Fitchburg, WI, Scott Bell and his two children, Kenny and Allison of Garner, Boyd (Andrea) Bell and their two children, Libby and Sam of Erie, CO, Tracy (Mark) Remmes and their two sons, Jacob and Nicholas of Eden Prairie, MN and Kristy (Travis) Bierle of Nevada; a sister, Viola Kropp of Garner; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, Oct. 6, 1990; her parents; sisters, Lucille Drugg, Relma Finn and Neva Hartzell; and brothers, Gilbert, Barney, Orville and Lester Kropp.

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  Kenneth Eugene Bell (1913 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Concord Cemetery
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 10 Lot 15 Grave 1
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73871967
Hilda Charlotte <i>Kropp</i> Bell
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