September 19, 1945 - August 31, 2019
Carl Wayne Bell, 73, of Kalkaska, lost his long battle with cancer on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City surrounded by his family. He was born on September 19, 1945 in Evart to the late Ray and Helen (Fredrickson) Bell. After serving honorably in the US Army in Germany he attended college in Lansing and Owosso. He married Darla Haring on May 20, 1967 in Flint. Carl’s job at Consumers Energy Gas brought him and his family to Kalkaska. After retirement he returned to work as a gas line inspector. Carl dedicated many years to the community including the Little League program and the kid’s trout pond during Kalkaska’s National Trout Festival. Carl enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends. Other hobbies included hunting, fishing, golfing and singing karaoke. Carl is survived by his wife, Darla; daughter, Emily (Tom) Caswell; grandchildren, Johnathen Keaton, Carter Caswell, Tiffany Root, Katelyn Bell, Alyssa Keaton; siblings, Grace (Lincoln) Kinney, Don Bell, Russ (Mimi) Bell, Herb (Edna) Bell, Bob (Sherry) Bell and Christie (Don) Dunlop; sister-in-law, Betty Bell; many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; great great nieces and nephews; and one great great great niece. Carl was proceeded in death by his daughter, Sarah Jean; son, Kurt David; siblings, Iris (Dave) Jehnzen, Hazel (Bill) Spence, Charlie (Joan) Bell and Clare Bell. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 5th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home. Funeral services on Friday, at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 11:00 am until the time of service. Memorials may be given in Carl’s name to the VFW Post 8684, 408 Hyde St., Kalkaska, MI 48646. Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.
Carl Wayne Bell, 73, of Kalkaska, lost his long battle with cancer on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City surrounded by his family. He was born on September 19, 1945 in Evart to the late Ray and Helen (Fredrickson)... View Obituary & Service Information
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