Esther Bell: July 22, 1918 – January 23, 2012

Published on Wed, Feb 1, 2012
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Esther Bell, age 93, of Blaine, went to be with her Lord on Monday, January 23, 2012.

Esther was born on July 22, 1918 in Stanwood, WA, to R. Miller and Anna (Kvist) Larsen. She was a Pastor’s wife and a bookkeeper for 25 years. Esther loved politics, houseplants, cooking, helping with church activities, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Bell; sister, Lillian Dalseg; and brother, Gordon Larsen. Esther is survived by sons, David (Elizabeth) Bell of Ferndale, Dick (Sandy) Bell of Everson, Robert (Bernice) Bell of Anacortes, and Dan (Diane) Bell of Ferndale; daughters, Sharon (Warren) Aller of Blaine, and Karen (Mark) Pickering of Blaine; 15 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.

A Celebration of Life was held at Faith Community Church, in Lynden.

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