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Cheryl Ann Bell

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Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Time: 3:00 to 5:00 P.M.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home
Austin, Minnesota


Date: Monday, September 12, 2016

Time: 10:00 A.M.

Location: St. Augustine Catholic Church
Austin, Minnesota


At A Later Date



Cheryl A. Bell, age 63 of Austin, Minnesota died Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Austin.  Cheryl Ann Solberg was born January 7, 1953 in Austin, MN, the daughter of Edward and Isabelle (Alard) Solberg.  A 1971 Austin High School graduate, Cheryl worked as a waitress before going to work at the YMCA for over 30 years as a lifeguard, helping with gymnastics, senior fitness, front desk and maintenance work. On July 1, 1972, Cheryl married Mike Bell at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin.  The couple raised two children.  She enjoyed gardening, camping, fishing, spending time with her grandchildren, and was an active member of St. Augustine.  

Survivors include her husband Mike Bell of Austin, MN, her daughter Shannon (Scott) Norman of Cologne, MN, her son Tony Bell (Samantha Eslinger) of Blooming Prairie, MN; her parents Edward and Isabelle Solberg of Austin, MN; 4 grandchildren Morgan, Ethan, Alex, and Eleanor; siblings Steve (Jenelle) Solberg of Brainerd, MN and Diane (Tom) Arends of Austin, MN; brother-in-law Bill (Jan) Bell of Austin, MN and sister-in-law Sue (Bob) Schmidt of Albert Lea, MN. Cheryl was preceded in death by her brother-in-law David Bell and sister-in-law Mary Bates.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2016 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father James Steffes officiating.  Visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11 at Worlein Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.  Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. 







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