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AUGUSTA, Ill. -- Marie E. Bell, 91, a resident of Sunset Home in Quincy, formerly of Augusta, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday (April 5, 2014) at Sunset Home.

She was born on Dec. 19, 1922, in Adams County to Lammert and Eva Johanna Kauffman Redenius. She married Arthur D. Bell on Sept. 23, 1943, in Palmyra, Mo. He died Jan. 10, 2000.

Marie had been employed as a sales clerk at the Augusta Variety Stores in Augusta for many years.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bowen, the Dorcas Guild of the church and had served as a Sunday school teacher for many years. She had most recently attended St. James Lutheran Church in Quincy. She was a former member of the Augusta Lioness Club and the Augusta Senior Citizens. Marie loved to play pitch.

She is survived by a daughter, Jeanie (Mike) Ellerman of Quincy; four grandsons, Eric Ellerman of Mount Sterling, Brad (Teresa) Ellerman of Lodi, Wis., Greg Ellerman of Springfield and Doug (Linda) Ellerman of Bloomington; four great-grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, Joshua and Aubrey Ellerman; a sister, Darlene Bell of Coral Springs, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Lloyd Bell; four brothers, Jake, Frank, Irvin and Rayburn Redenius; and four sisters, Mildred Bell, Erma Kerker, Vera Jump and Eva Winters.

SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bowen, with the Rev. Larry Troxel and the Rev. Marlin Rempfer. Burial will follow at Golden Memorial Garden in Golden. VISITATION: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta.

MEMORIALS: St. Paul's Lutheran Church or St. James Lutheran Church.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta.

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2014
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