Sally J. Bell, 62 of Eau Claire passed away unexpectedly of heart failure on Monday, March 20, 2017 at her home.
Sally was born on January 26, 1955 to Elmer and Winifred (Garnett) Winrich in Eau Claire. She was the youngest of four children. Sally was raised in Eau Claire, graduating from North High School in 1974. Sally married John “Jack” Bell in October of 1972. Together they had 5 children, she and Jack later divorced.
Sally worked for Safe at Home Senior Care. Here Sally could care for clients, allowing them to continue to live in their own homes. She loved this job along with her clients. Sally had a love for cats and pug dogs. She loved the State of Florida, especially Disney World. In her spare time, Sally enjoyed scrapbooking, and going to listen to her favorite band “The Commotions” when they played in Eau Claire. She also loved her lunch and movie dates with her grandkids.
Sally is survived by her children, Jennifer Rosciszewski of Eau Claire, Jackie (Rob) Mickelson of Eau Claire, Amy (Jestin) Shantz of Knoxville, TN, Kevin Bell (Becca Miller) of Chippewa Falls, and Chelsea Bell (Justin Colletti) of Greenfield, WI; grandchildren, Lance, Brandon, Travis Jr., Aeriqa, Emily, Zach, Blake, Chase, Max, Makenzie, and Finn; brother, Jim Winrich; sister-in-law, Linda Menard; brother-in-law, Larry Wright; cat, Sparky; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Mary Kragness and Kathleen Wright; sister-in-law, Kris Winrich; and cats, Leon and Bud.
Memorial services will be Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Julianne Lepp officiating. Visitation will begin two hours prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial are preferred. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.smithfuneralec.com.