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Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Mary Ann Bell
Mary Ann Bell, age 80, of Coldwater, passed away Friday June 30, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born September 15, 1936 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Mildred (Beck) of Dayton and Fred Leuthold of Zurich, Switzerland. She was married to Bill Tremper and later to Fred Bell, both of whom are deceased.
She is survived by seven children: Susan & Kendall Krites of Wapakoneta, Tom & Leisa Tremper of Westerville, Carol & Brad Pospichel of Galena, Jim & Deb Tremper of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Nancy & Rick Bertges of Powell, Alice Tremper of Wapakoneta and Diane Fischetti of Columbus; eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; a sister Emily & Dale Steveson of Portland, Indiana; a brother Karl & Barbara Leuthold of Ft. Recovery; a brother-in-law Bill & Jean Bell of Elida; and many nieces, nephews and cousins here and in Switzerland.
She is also preceded in death by a granddaughter Corina Fischetti of Columbus who passed away in 2006 at the age of 14 from cancer and a great granddaughter Brooklyn Brown who was born sleeping in October of 2013.
She was a 1954 graduate of Ft. Recovery High School and had worked 24 years in several banks in Mercer County, retiring from Peoples Bank, Celina in 2001. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater, where she was a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the St. Ann's Altar Rosary Sodality. She helped with funeral dinners at the church and also volunteered at Mercer Health.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Holy Trinity Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Marys Cemetery, Ft. Recovery.
Friends may call from 2 to 6 pm on Tuesday and from 9:00 to 10:00 am on Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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