Obituaries

Sadie Mae Bell

Sep 30, 2019
Bell, Sadie Mae

Services

Funeral services will be held at Noon on Wednesday, October  9, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, 3146 Kimball Avenue 

Visitation

Public visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday October 9 at the Funeral Home.

Cemetery

Garden Of Memories Cemetery in Waterloo 

Memorials

Memorials may be directed to the family at 432 Edwards Street in Waterloo where they will receive friends.

Biography

Sadie Mae Bell, age 77, of Waterloo, died Monday, September 30, 2019 at the Martin Health Care Center in Cedar Falls.

She was born December 26, 1941 in Stringtown, Mississippi, the daughter of Robert and Minnie Lue (Steward) Shorter Jr.  She married Roosevelt Bell on March 26, 1966 in Leland, Mississippi and the couple later divorced.

Sadie worked at Allen Memorial Hospital in the Cafeteria and Laundry Department for 25 years, retiring in 1993.  She was a lifelong Baptist who enjoyed fishing, flower and vegetable gardening, sewing and quilting.  She was most known for her cooking skills.

Survivors include a daughter, Minnie L. Litt of Davenport, IA; three sisters, Bernice Shorter, Charlotte Shorter and Loudella Brown, all of Waterloo and a brother, Charles (Queenie) Shorter of Cedar Rapids.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Shorter, Jr. and a sister, Bessie Slater.

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