Jeanette Margarite Bell, nee Warnebold, 83, Villa Ridge, departed this life Friday, March 21, 2014, in Pacific.|
Jeanette, daughter of the late Oscar Henry Warnebold Sr. and wife Elizabeth, nee Neuhaus, was born June 21, 1930, in Washington. She was united in marriage to Douglas Rudolph Bell Aug, 13, 1949, and one son came to bless this union.
Jeanette was a Christian, and past member of Old Bethel Methodist Church and current member of Labadie United Methodist Church, both in Labadie. During her working career, she was employed as an assembler for Sporlan Valve Company, Washington, about 30 years. Jeanette was a member of Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 274, Gray Summit, where she served as past treasurer. She had a variety of interests throughout her life, including baking, especially for the holidays, and collecting carnival glass. What meant most to Jeanette was time spent with her family, and she treasured her time babysitting her grandchildren. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will live in their hearts forever.
Jeanette is survived by one son, Stephen Bell and wife Joyce, Villa Ridge; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Walters, New Haven, and Laura Bell, Villa Ridge; three grandchildren, Valarie Bell and fiance Jeff Kriebaum, Johnathan Bell, all of Labadie, and Charles Bell, Villa Ridge; one great-grandchild, Eva Kriebaum, Labadie; nieces; nephews; great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews; cousins; other relatives and many friends.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Rudolph Bell; parents, Oscar Henry Sr. and Elizabeth Warnebold; one brother, Oscar Warnebold Jr.; and twin sister, June Cox.
A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Old Bethel Methodist Church, Labadie, with the Rev. Rolando Queroz officiating.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Old Bethel Methodist Church, Labadie.
The family of Jeanette Margarite Bell entrusted the care of their loved one to Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair.
Published in www.emissourian.com/ on Mar. 26, 2014