Isabelle H. ‘Bella’ Stoves

Sept. 2, 1911 - Oct. 31, 2005

Isabelle H. "Bella" Stoves, a longtime Waukesha resident, died Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, at LindenGrove Health Care Center in Waukesha at age 94. Isabelle was born Sept. 2, 1911, in Highland, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Dolly (nee Mayfield) Hoffmann.

Bella was a retired telephone operator and was one of the oldest living members of the Wisconsin Bell Pioneers.

Isabelle was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Dolly Hoffmann, and by her husband, George Stoves.

Private services were held.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.