Bell, Jacqueline, Hemlock, Michigan


Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away Monday March 3, 2014 at home at the age of 83 years. Jacqueline was born May 14, 1930 in Merrill, Michigan, the daughter of the late Jack and Lena (Nothelfer) Coughlin. Jackie moved to Hemlock from Merrill with her family when she was seven. She graduated from Hemlock High School in 1948. She married Robert Bell September 30, 1950; he predeceased her September 27, 2001. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Hemlock. Jackie retired from Saginaw County Jail as a cook. Surviving are one son; Robert (Barbara) Bell, three grandchildren; Valerie Bell, Grant Bell and Laura Bell; three sisters Helen McMillan, Dorothy (Bill) Garety and Flossie Trim. Jackie was predeceased by a daughter, Jeanie Marie Bell. Jackie’s family would like to thank V N A and Covenant Health Care. The funeral liturgy will take place on Friday March 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 151 St. Mary Drive, Hemlock. Rev Duane Wachowiak will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery, Saginaw. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday where a Vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider, St. Mary Catholic Church. www.casefuneralhome.com