Born Sept. 24, 1923 to Frank Bell and Francis M. Claussen. Preceded in death by wife, Patricia nee Allenson; brothers, Leroy, George, Lester, Lyle; sisters, Rosemary, Carol, Donna. Survived by daughters, Nancy Bell (Ron), Kristine Jelberg; grandchildren, Ryan Bell, Molly Jelberg; 3 great-grandchildren, Greyson, Rykker and Kailah. Eugene grew up in Bayport and during high school worked at Carlson Grocery Store and delivered papers. He enlisted in the Army/Airforce and was stationed in Italy and went through mechanic school. When he returned he worked at Andersen Windows and was active in the Bayport Legion, drum and bugle core and Commander and was also a member of the VFW. He was a member of the Bayport Fire Department and volunteered at the Senior Center in Bayport. He met his wife, Patricia in 1954 and was married on September 17, 1955. He was a joker, a prankster, and loved gardening and golfing with his retired Andersen Window men. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial, 11AM, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at ST MICHAELS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 611 3rd St S, Stillwater, MN. Interment St Michaels Cemetery, Bayport. Reception to follow at the Bayport Legion. A special thank you to Lakeview Hospice and Home Care Takers.
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