Haines, Baker County, Oregon
Funeral services were held Feb. 3rd at Zacher Mortuary for Delmer Ivan Bell. Mr. Bell was born Oct. 11, 1896 in Stone Hill, Missouri and died January 29th at the Veteran’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. He was retired as a sawyer from Tite Knot Pine Mill.
Redmond Lodge No. 154, A.F. & A.M., officiated with Richard Hoopes of Prineville, assisted by Jack Eberhard.
Survivors include his widow, Beulah, step-daughter, Mrs. Patricia Frizzell, Cathlamet, WA.; brothers Earl from Amity, and Herschel from Union, Howard from Philomath, Willard from Richland, and Byron from Riggins; two sisters,Mrs. Beulah Chadwill, Baker and Mrs. Lola Buchanan, of Pendletion. A step-son, Bob Longueville, and one brother, Edwin Bell, preceded him in death.
Delmer was first married to Rose Long Longueville. After her death in 1955, he married Beulah Long Bowery in 1957.
Casket bearers were Philip Dahl, Luther Dotson, J.H. (Dude) Wiese, Allan Peterson, Melvin McLain, and William Wiese.
Honorary bearers were George Wakefield, Warren Wing, Phil Scribner, Louis Hundley, Philip A. Dahl and Edward Lynch.
Interment was at Redmond Memorial Cemetery.
The Record Courier, February, 1969
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor