Delen C. Bell

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Delen C. Bell, 76, of Malad, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
Funeral information and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Idaho State Journal. Arrangements are under the direction of the Benson-Horsley Funeral Home, Malad.
Delen Bell
Delen C. Bell, 76, of Malad, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 1997.
He was born Christmas Day, 1920 in Malad, a son of William C. and Elizabeth C. Parkinson Bell.
He was a veteran of World War II, where he had served in the Coast Guard.
He married Elaine Evans, and they were later divorced.
He married Hazeldene Hyatt, and she preceded him in death.
After living in California, he moved to Sandy, Utah and opened Del’s A.G. Foodstore, a business he operated for several years.
Del was also a founder of the Sandy Fourth of July Parade. In 1975 he moved to Malad, where he has since resided.
He was a member of the LDS Church, where he had held various positions.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and loved his farm and the sunsets.
He took great pride in and dearly loved his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by four children: Sharlene (Randy) Goff; Craig (Beth) Bell and Ron (Jeri) Bell, all of Sandy, Utah; and Steve (Anna) Bell of South Jordan, Utah; six step-children, Claudia (Steve) Rowley, Linda Julio, Dwight (Margaret) Hyatt, Maryanne (Eric) Andreson, Randy (Collette) Hyatt and Don (Carolyn) Hyatt; three sisters; Verna Earl, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Fay (Glen) Lundquist of Malad; and Helen Costello of Oregon; 40 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20 in the Malad Fifth Ward LDS Chapel, 20 South 100 West, Malad. Friends may call at the Benson-Horsley Funeral Home, 132 West 300 North, Malad, on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday at the Fifth Ward Chapel from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.
Burial will be in the Malad City Cemetery.

Delen C. Bell, 76, of Malad and a former Salt Lake great businessman, passed away Thursday, October 16, 1997.
He was born on Christmas Day 1920 in Malad, a son of William C. and Elizabeth C. Parkinson Bell. Was a veteran of World War 11 where he had served in the Coast Guard. Married Elaine Evans and they were later divorced. Married Hazeldene Hyatt and she preceded him in death. After living in California, he moved to Sandy and opened Del’s A.G. Foodstore. He was a founder of the Sandy 4th of July Parade. He was a member of the LDS Church. He has resided in Malad since 1975.
Survived by four children: Sharlene (Randy) Goff; Craig (Beth) Bell; Ron (Jeri) Bell, all of Sandy; Steve (Anna) Bell of South Jordan, six stepchildren; Claudia (Steve) Rowley; Linda Julio, Dwight (Margaret) Hyatt; Maryanne (Eric) Andreson; Randy (Collette) Hyatt; Don (Jarolyn) Hyatt; three sisters, Verna Earl of Salt Lake; Fay (Glen) Lindquist of Malad, Idaho; Helen Costello of Oregon; 40 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 20,k 1997 at 2 p.m. in the Malad LDS 5th Ward Chapel, 20 So. 100 West, Malad, Idaho. Friends may call at the Benson-Horsley Funeral home, 132 West 300 No. Malad on Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. and on Monday at the 5th Ward Chapel from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Burial will be in the Malad City Cemetery.

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