Mrs. Henrietta R. Bell, age 74, passed away on September 1, 2009 in Manteca.
She was born on January 16, 1935 in Key West, Florida and moved to Lodi at a young age where she attended and graduated from Lodi High School.
Henrietta enjoyed traveling in her motor home and along with her husband belonged to the Reddy Rovers P.G.&E. Retirees Group. She also enjoyed taking cruises, knitting and playing computer games.
Henrietta is survived by her husband and best friend Lyndell; her children: Bruce Riley (wife, Ginger) of Lodi, Tracy Hart of Lodi, Cathie Cross of Sparks, NV, and Donald Riley of Stockton; her step-children: Tenna Mettler (husband, Bill) of Harold, Darla Watanabe of San Francisco, Mark Hoser (wife, Jeannie) of Stockton, and Kirk Hoser (wife, Kris) of Colorado Springs, CO; her siblings: Edith Nevharth (Rich) of Lodi, Peggy Brown of Stockton, Bill Brown (Ruth), Ralph (Bud) Brown (Diane), and Ruby Brown; 8 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 6 great- grandchildren; and 8 step- great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Gwendoline Brown; her sister, Betty Pokert and her brother-in-law, Stanley Pokert.
Visitation will take place on Friday, September 11th 10:00-4:00 at Rocha's Mortuary, 215 S. School St. and a Funeral Service will take place on Saturday September 12th, 2:00 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church at 10 N. Mills Ave. in Lodi.
Committal will take place at Lodi Memorial Cemetery.