December 13, 1935 – September 13, 2014
Dale P. Bell, 78, of Urbandale died at Kavanagh House Hospice in Des Moines on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 16 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Port Clinton, Ohio.
Dale was born in Jersey City, NJ on December 13, 1935 to Orth and Rose(Crowe) Bell. Orth Bell was a radio broadcaster whose work moved the family throughout the Midwest where Dale grew up. Dale graduated with a from BA Emporia State College then followed his father into radio broadcasting. He worked in Missouri, Colorado and Kansas before moving to Urbandale from New Orleans in 1983. Dale was a member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church and enjoyed learning about transportation systems, especially railroads.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brother, Glenn (Kathy) Bell of Annapolis, MD; nieces, Staci Johnston, Juli Kivett and Lisa Warhover and their families.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Mount Olive Lutheran Church.
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