Former Craig resident Rene Bell died June 11, 2003. She was 93.
Bell was born Oct. 2, 1909, in Burke, S.D. to Earle and Ingersollia (Stout) Snyder.
She married Benjamin F. Bell in 1935 in Craig and has lived in Englewood, Colo., Pittsburg, Texas and Coos Bay, Ore. She worked as a teacher at Bangor Elementary School in North Bend, Ore.
Bell enjoyed sewing, cooking and reading.
She is survived by her daughters Barbara Sanders, of Eugene, and Virginia Cooke, of Ft. Langley, Canada; seven grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Services were June 16, 2003, at Rest Haven Funeral Home in Eugene, Ore. Interment followed in Rest Haven Memorial Park.