Obituary: Francis C. "Fran" Bell |

Obituary: Francis C. "Fran" Bell

Private family services took place Jan. 31 at San Diego, Calif., for Francis C. “Fran” Bell, who died Jan. 24, 2000, at her home in Elk Grove, Calif. She was 86.

Mrs. Bell was born Oct. 31, 1913, at Burlington, Iowa, and was married to Jack Bell for 50 years. She has been a resident of South Lake Tahoe for 20 years, prior to moving to Elk Grove in 1995. She loved the beauty of Lake Tahoe and her weekly visits to Lakeside Inn & Casino. She will be remembered for her smile, positive attitude, independence and sense of humor.

Survivors include her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Kathy and Doug Owens and great-granddaughter, Katie Salberg, all of Southington, Conn.; several nieces and many friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack Bell, on March 1, 1993.

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