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BELL, Anna Leona 1914-2011


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 11/3/2011 at 11:06:20

[Waterloo Courier, Wednesday, September 7, 2011]

CEDAR FALLS - Anna Leona Bell, 96, of NewAldaya Lifescapes, died there Monday, Sept. 5, of natural causes.

She was born Oct. 3, 1914, in Waterloo, daughter of Nels and Sophie Jorgensen Christensen. She married Elijah A. Bell in 1940. He died Dec. 17, 2004.

Mrs. Bell graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1932 and was a homemaker. She was a member of NewAldaya Lifescapes Chapel.

Survived by a son, Dennis (Marilyn Swale) of Waterloo; two daughters, Sandra (James) Magnuson of Cedar Falls and Jean (Gerry) Schmitt of Shell Rock; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by four sisters, Karen Gord, Helen Farmer, Betty Smith and Elna Allen; and two brothers, Paul and Carl Christensen.

Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo. Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, an Overton Family Service, Waterloo, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Anna enjoyed caring for her family, sewing and crocheting scrubbies.


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