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Stephen Taylor Bell

September 28, 1950 ~ October 2, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Stephen Taylor Bell, age 71, of Howe, IN passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at his residence.  Mr. Bell  was born on September 28, 1950 in San Diego, CA to the late Finley and Joyce (Brothers) Bell.  In 1968, he graduated from Point Loma High School.  He then continued his education majoring in journalism and obtained a degree from San Diego State University.  On July 24, 2021 he married Bernadette Minga in Tucson, AZ.  For nearly 25 years, Stephen was an interior and exterior house painter.  For 17 years he worked in the RV industry from Mapletree Transportation as an RV Transporter.  Stephen was an avid baseball fan and huge supporter of the San Diego Padres.   He enjoyed traveling the country and taking walks in the woods with his radio and gun where he referred to himself as “Elk Hunter.”  Stephen has a strong faith in god and loved his family dearly. 

Survivors include:

Wife, Bernadette Minga of Tucson, AZ.

Daughter, Stephany (Steeley) Sawyer of Middlebury, IN.

Son, Sam Bell of Fort Collins, CO.

Grandson, Jayce Sawyer of Middlebury, IN.

Brother, Jim Bell of St. Mary’s, GA.

Brother, Charles Bell of Paradise, CA.

Sister, Cheryl Bell-Groat of Greensboro, NC.

There are no services scheduled at this time.

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