We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Valley Funeral Home Appleton
Patricia Ann Bell, age 82, left us for heaven with a smile on Friday, July 22, 2022. She was born on June 17, 1940 to the late Augustine and Lillian (Crowe) LaGrew. On March 26, 1959 she married Eugene Nells Bell. Together they started Bell’s Trucking; she was a stay at home mom and took care of the books while Eugene drove the truck. He preceded her in death in 2009. She loved Jesus. Patricia loved spending time with her family and her grandchildren and loved children so much she became a Pastor and started Jewels of the Master Church which ministered and uplifted children, her heart was to plant seeds of Faith in children.
Survivors include her daughter, Christina Bell and son, Dennis (Cora) Bell, grandchildren; Justin (Mayra) Bell, Jesse Bell, Jonathon Holcomb, Tommy Fleming, James Bell, Archer (Nicole Lange) Bell, Tanya (Cory) Stammer, Alex (Chris Warren) Bell and Katie Bell and twelve great grandchildren, with one on the way. Patricia is further survived by her sisters; Karen (Wayne) Burns and Linda LaGrew and brothers; Manny (Judy) LaGrew, Mike LaGrew and James (Marianne) LaGrew as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death are her parents, her husband, Eugene Bell, sons; David and Kenneth Bell, sisters; Gloria (Clarence) Komorski, Dorothy LaGrew, Diane LeMieux and Edith (Abraham) Ninham and brothers; Joseph Crowe and Jonny LaGrew.
Family and friends may gather on Friday, July 29, 2022 beginning at 3:00pm until the time of service at Valley Funeral Home, 2211 N. Richmond St, Appleton. The service will follow at 6:00pm, Pastor Bill Roedl officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the ThedaCare Hospice team, Ben, Dawn, Ida, Mary and Robin and to James Bell for his diligence to make sure his grandmother was well cared for over the years.