Obituary of Donald William Bell
It is with great sadness we announce that Donald William Bell (76) of N. St. Paul passed away in his home January 30, 2024. With his wife and sons at his side. Don "Winky" Bell was born 02/05/47 in Brownsville, P.A. A veteran of war that proudly served his country as a USAF Sergent during Vietnam. Don's memory will live on through the stories shared, lessons taught, kindness and love he gave to those fortunate enough to know him. He was above all else a family man and a Pittsburgh Steelers fan through and through. When not cussing out refs and missed plays on the tv, enjoyed spending time coaching his sons' team or out watchinglocal games especially the ones cuz Barry coached. A passionate music lover, he also enjoyed reading nonfiction, biographies, and war chronicles, being stylish and always having the lastest and greatest tools and tech gadgets.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Therese; sons, Robert (Shauna) and Derrick (Elana); grandchildren Seneca, Braden, Anabell, Mila and Jordan, Brothers, George (Marilyn), Ralph (Reese); sister, Carlene; nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Dorothy. Private MRS funeral honor services and laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Public memorial service to be held Friday, February 9, 2024 from 4-6pm at Sandberg Funeral Home N. St. Paul (2593 E. 7th Ave. No. St. Paul, MN).
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