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Beverly J. Bell

December 13, 1934 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 87)


Beverly J. Bell, 87, of Mishawaka, passed away Friday, June 3, 2022, at Raclin Hospice House, Mishawaka.

Bev was born December 13, 1934 in LaPorte, to the late Joseph and Irene (Marx) Dunfee. She grew up in Stillwell and was a graduate of Stillwell High School. She has lived in Mishawaka for many years.

 Bev was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking. She was also fond of word searches, cryptograms, embroidery, traveling and especially time spent with her family.

 Bev is survived by her three children, Linda Scheibelhut of Mishawaka, Jeri (Andrew) Walsh of Elkhart, and Kevin (Alison) Kerchner of Mishawaka; ten grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.

Bev was preceded in death by her first husband, Gerald Kerchner in 1983; her second husband, Raymond Bell in 2019; a sister, Margaret Kapuscinski; two brothers, Thomas Dunfee and Everett Dunfee; a son-in-law, Charles Scheibelhut; and an infant great grandson.

Following Bev’s wishes, there will be no public services at this time and private burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka.


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Private Interment

Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka
1415 N. Main Street
Mishawaka, IN 46545


Center for Hospice Care (Hospice Foundation)
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

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