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Allen Bell

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Memorial services for Mr. Allen Bell, 48, of Ayrshire, will be held at noon Saturday, March 27, at United Methodist Church in Ayrshire. His family members will officiate.

There will be no visitation.

Mr. Bell passed away Sunday, March 14, 2010, at home.

Following the memorial service, there will be a lunch served in the fellowship hall.

Mr. Bell is being cremated.

Allen Floyd Bell, the son of John and Sally (West) Bell, was born on April 16, 1961, in Cherokee, Iowa. Al was raised and attended school in Storm Lake where he also met his childhood sweetheart, Holly Adele Boardman. On May 18, 1985, they married and together they had two children: Mary Ellen Joy and A.J. Later, Al was united in marriage to Sarah Wentzloff in August of 2000. To this union a son was born, Alex. They divorced after several years.

Al was employed as an over-the-road truck driver most of his adult life, working for various companies. The last years of his life, he found love and happiness with Anesa Bailey of Ayrshire and a son, Lane. He enjoyed camping with his family and watching stock car races.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Jean; and both maternal and paternal grandparents.

Left to cherish his memory are his children: Mary Ellen Joy and A.J. Bell, both of Algona, and Alex Bell of Ayrshire; one granddaughter, Daphne Bell; four brothers: John Bell, Jr. and his wife, Kelly of Oregon City, Ore., Charles Bell and his wife, Kelly of Aurelia, Iowa, Rodney Bell and his wife, Janice of Spencer, and Kevin Bell and his wife, LaVonne of Spencer; 11 nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.