Nancy L. Bell

November 18, 1936 - March 20, 2020

Obituary Notice

Nancy Lucille Bell, age 83 of Rose City, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020 with her family by her side.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years; Kenneth. Loving children; Joseph Bell, Jennifer West and Jon (Patti) Bell. Seven adored grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

Mrs. Bell was born on December 18, 1936 in Rose City, Michigan to the late Edward and Elinor Killackey and continued to live in Rose City all of her life. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, bird watching and was a founding partner in the Ogemaw County Fair. Nancy worked as a school aide and retired from the Rose City School System and to many of the students, she was known as “Ma Bell”. She had a passion for knitting and crocheting hats, gloves and scarfs to donate to the children at Rose City Elementary. Nancy was loved by her family and friends and will be sadly missed by all.

Cremation has taken place. No service is scheduled.


We are so sorry for your loss.
— Bob & Chari Burdick
I am so sorry for your loss..Nancy was a very sweet lady, We had fun when she would come to the ceramic shop and make all kinds of items...Great with the kids at school...May she rest in peace and prayers to the entire family.
— Sue Harkey
So Sorry Condolences to you and your family
— Janith and David Mayhew
I loved this woman with all my heart. Time passed by quickly and we didnt get to visit much but always started where left off. So sorry for your loss Ken! All my love.
I'm deeply sadden to hear of Nancy's passing. She was an amazing woman and great friend. Sending angels to watch over her family. She always had a smile on her face. She will be missed.
— Becky Vigus
Nancy your quick wit and kind heart was a gift to all who were lucky enough to share a part if your life. You will not be forgotten my friend,
— Jana Auer Healey
My deepest sympathy and prayers to your family and friends. Many memories from babysitting and living next door.
— Sandra Hoffman Oehus
Ma Bell was my FAV! She holds a very special place in my heart and always will! Her kindness, huge heart and smile will be remembered by all!! ❤️
— Leslie Fetters
I am so sorry for your loss Joe, Jenny and Jon. Have had great times with your mom and dad. She was always a friendly person. She will be missed.
— Norma Pennington
Feeling sad for all of the family and friends. Nancy was a great friend to our family and especially my mom. We will miss her smile and laughter.
— Kevin Wilkins
To The whole Bell Family,May you be together in Spirit,at a time of no gathering.Bless you and keep you all.♥️
— Uncle Larry and Aunt Diane
It was always great to see Nancy. She had a great smile and kind words to say. I remember her as a 4-H leader when I first came for the summer of 79. Then once o moved here, at RCE I got to work with her when I was driving the school buses. She will be greatly missed. So sorry for your loss.
— Janice (Havens) Berg
We are so for your loss, she was a great lady.
Ed & Carol
— Carol Johnson
She will be missed by all
sorry for your loss
— Vickie Kisser
So sorry for your loss Ken & family. Through the Fair we got to be good friends with great memories. Sending symapethy &a hugs from Texas.
— Darlene Winslow
So sorry for your loss of a great wife and mother. You will be missed. And a second mom of many.
— Rick Young
So sad to here of Nancy's passing We were friends and neighbors for many year's Have wonderful memories of all the horse show's and many Hale Fair's we went to taking our girls to horse shows. Thinking of you puts a smile on my face Rest in Peace Nancy
— Iris Pavlik

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