Doris E. Bell, age 91, of Cambridge, formerly of Cedar, died June 24, 2019 at Rosewood Assisted Living in Cambridge. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Thursday, June 27 at Strike Life Tributes- Isanti. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 28 at West Bethel United Methodist Church, 1233 W. 221st Ave NE, Cedar, MN with a visitation also 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Morningside Memorial Gardens in Coon Rapids.
Doris Evelyn Bell was born August 28, 1927 in Pine City to Edward and Emma (Hunchuh) Okeson. She was raised in Pine City and graduated from Pine City High School. In 1950 she married Roland Bell. They made their home in Minneapolis and Fridley before moving to East Bethel/Cedar area in 1963. About two years ago she moved to Rosewood Assisted Living in Cambridge. Doris was a taxidermy painter and also enjoyed gardening and crocheting. She was an active volunteer in many areas. She volunteered with Catholic Charities where she fostered many infants until they were adopted; she was the “volunteer Grandma” at Cedar Creek Elementary School and she volunteered at Cambridge Health Care Center. Doris will be deeply missed by her family and by many friends.
Doris died at Rosewood on June 24, 2019 at the age of 91. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Roland and by one granddaughter, Chrissie. She is survived by 4 sons, Michael (LuLu), Steven (Lou Ann), Kevin (Thu), Roland, Jr. (Patty); 9 grandchildren, Kevin, Kyle, Kelly, Cassie, Carrie, Ryan, Tammy, Lori, Mike; 17 great-grandchildren, Chloe, Noah, Kody, Jaxson, Tiffany, Nicholas, David, Brayden, Logan, Bailey, Mason, Ahriana, Ava, Aidan, Lexi, Landen, Maci; 2 siblings, Gloria (Oliver) Peterson, Jimmy (Roxanne) Okeson; her companion dog, Tina; and by many other relatives and friends.