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Donald R. Bell

September 26, 1924 April 10, 2011
Donald R. Bell
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Obituary for Donald R. Bell

Winnebago - Donald R. Bell, 86, of Winnebago, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, in his home, following a lengthy illness. Born September 26, 1924, in Milan, Tenn., the son of Samuel and Lucille Bell. He served overseas in the U.S. Army during WWII. Donald married Gwen Boyte on February 15, 1947. He was a truck driver for AP Foods. Upon retirement, he moved to Poynette, Wis., to serve as a fishing guide and authored numerous fishing articles. He then moved to Westlake Village community.

Donald is lovingly survived by his children, Jack (Kris) Bell of Rockford and Kimberly (Dale) Truesdale of Janesville, Wis.; grandchildren Keith Bell, Brandi (Steven) Koltun, and Joshua and Zach Truesdale; and great-grandchildren, Avery and Elin Koltun. He was predeceased by his wife on August 21, 2010, and brother, Alden Bell.

Funeral Information

Graveside service is at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery, Pecatonica, with the Rev. David Ahrens, Family Ministries Pastor of First Evangelical Covenant Church, Rockford, officiating.


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