Ruth Marie (Wall) Bell

Graveside services and burial for Ruth Marie Bell will be at Stull Cemetery on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 2 pm. Ruth passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at the age of 103.

Ruth was born on April 8. 1919, in Mahaska, KS, the youngest of 3 children, to Dr Victor J Wall and Mrs Nellie P (Peake) Wall. She attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a degree in Medical Technology. Upon graduation, she moved to Kansas City and went to work as a Lab Technician at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where she met the love of her life Walter L Bell. They married on June 30, 1959, and moved to Lawrence, KS, where Ruth was employed as a Lab Technician for Lawrence Memorial Hospital for a number of years until her retirement.

Ruth is preceded in death by her husband Walter, her parents, sister and brother. She is survived by nieces, nephews. cousins and friends.

Ruth was able to remain in her home until the age of 101, thanks, in part, to the loving care given to her by Lisa, Connie and Britney, and many other wonderful attendants from Keep Living at Home. She decided to move into Star Living and enjoyed her time there until she died.

Ruth had many pets during her life, so the family suggests memorials to the Douglas County Humane Society, Lawrence, KS, sent in care of Rumsey Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, Kansas 66044.


Messages & Condolences

From Lisa...

Mr. and Mrs. Bell were both such wonderful loving neighbors. Mrs. Bell always used to tell my grandma Meme (Merlene Avery) to remind her when us Rooney kids had fundraisers and to come see her and Mr. Bell. Sometimes they would buy enough things on our fundraising packages to get us to the next level of prizes. I loved walking by her house when I was little and see her working in her flower bed. She always had beautiful flowers growing. As I grew up moved away for college and came back I continued walking by her house ln the way to Memes and would wave to her and catch her up on meme and tell her hello for meme and vice versa. She was so sweet! Mrs. Bell and Meme were the longest loving ladies of the old neighborhood! I miss them both!

From zoritoler imol...

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From Amy Jones...

Ruth, you have left a forever mark on my life. You were a strong, beautiful, fun, kind friend to me! A blessing to my family. Now that you’ve gone Home, I’ll see you again and we’ll dance and sing together!

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