SPARTA

James L. Bell

Sept. 5, 1931 Feb. 12, 2010

James L. Bell, 78, of Sparta, and formerly of Waukesha, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, in his home. He was born Sept. 5, 1931, in Sparta, to Theodore R. and Myrtle (Proctor) Bell Sr.

He is survived by five sons, Joseph (Candice) Bell of Waukesha, Robert Bell of Waukesha, John (Connie) Bell of Waukesha, Linus Bell of Waukesha, James (Tracy) Bell of Waukesha; a daughter, Beth Bell of Waukesha; grandchildren, Kelly, Jeremiah, Nicholas, Jay, Zachary, Orion, Adam, Catrina, Melissa, Rebecca, Donald Jr. and Jake; a stepson, Scott Hart of Waukesha; and a sister, Mabel Herman of Sparta.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marcie Bell; a sister, Bessie Shelmedine; and a brother, Theodore R. Bell Jr.

A memorial service has been set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at Salem Cemetery, 471 S. Wales Road (Highway 83), Wales. A reception will follow immediately after the service. For further information, contact Linus Bell at 968-6730 or 262-501-0546.