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.