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Joseph F. Bell, 91, passed away October 14, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Elaine T. Bell nee Tsaros for 63 years; fond father of Alison (the late Don) Riff and Gina (Cliff) Zmick; grandfather of Andy (Laura) Riff, Lizzie (fiancé Mike Glamore) Riff and Katie Riff and Kelly and Haley Mandell; brother of the late Jim Bell and Barbara Ross Shannon. Joe graduated from Purdue University and the University of Chicago following his service in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was an active member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, Elmhurst. He worked for Andrew Corporation from 1956 until his retirement as V.P. of Manufacturing in 1984, there he was known as "Mr. Heliax". Joe enjoyed fishing, sailing, gardening, history, wood working and spending time with family and friends. Memorial Visitation at Ahlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst from 3:00 P.M. until time of memorial service at 4:00 P.M. Saturday, October 19. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be appreciated for First Congregational United Church of Christ, 235 S. Kenilworth, Elmhurst, IL 60126. Funeral info 630-834-3515 or www.ahlgrim.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Oct. 17 to Oct. 19, 2013
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