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 Sally Lou <I>Schacht</I> Bell

Sally Lou Schacht Bell

Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Death 5 Nov 1996 (aged 61)
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Burial Durant, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Plot Range A Lot 22 Grave 2
Memorial ID 102010362 · View Source
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Sally S. [Sally Lou Schacht] Bell, 61, of Bettendorf, formerly of Burlington, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1996, at Genesis Medical Centre West in Davenport.

Born Jan. 24, 1935, in Davenport, she was the daughter of Carl and Ethel Baker Schacht. She married Frederick A. Bell Dec. 29, 1956, in Davenport. He died July 19, 1975.

A 1952 graduate of Durant High School, she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Iowa. She enjoyed writing and volunteered her writing skills to others.

Mrs. Bell had been a commercial teller at the First National Bank in Burlington and for Bank of America in Walnut Creek, Calif. She was editor of 50 Plus Life Styles in Bettendorf for two years.

She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Burlington, the Burlington Area Arts Council, P.E.O., Kings Daughters Circle, the Hetta Gilbert Club and the Volunteers for the Quad City Symphony in Davenport.

She was also an active member for the Republican Party and volunteered at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Adam of Roseville, Calif.; one son, John “Jack” Bell of Budapest, Hungary; two grandchildren and an uncle.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the Lacock-Bentley Funeral Home, 1001 Sixth St., Durant.

The funeral for Mrs. Bell will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lacock-Bentley Funeral Home with Marvin Ehnen officiating. Burial will be in Durant Cemetery.

Memorials have been established for the American Cancer Society and the Durant Cemetery Association. (Burlington Hawk-Eye, Burlington, IA, November 8, 1996)

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  • Created by: Beverly Witmer
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102010362
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sally Lou Schacht Bell (24 Jan 1935–5 Nov 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102010362, citing Durant Cemetery, Durant, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Witmer (contributor 47935225) .