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William Bell, 95, of West Branch

William Earl Bell, age 95, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022 at his home in West Branch, MI. He lived in West Branch since the 1960’s, formerly of Detroit. William was born on January 31, 1927 in Cleveland, OH to Edward and Emma (Ley) Bell.

He married Loraine Smith on June 25, 1966 in Bay City, MI.

William worked with his dad in Detroit area before moving to West Branch where he worked as a broker for real estate. William was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and was on the Ogemaw County Zoning Board of Appeals.

William is survived by his children, Karen Swaty of West Branch, Christopher (Thomas Manning) Hilborn of CA, Kathy (Sandy) Hay of Midland, Loress (Bob) Pausits of FL, Crystal Hilborn of West Branch, Cindy (Randy) Skowronek of West Branch, and Scott Bell of West Branch; grandchildren, Tabitha, Andy, Jackie, Joellyn, Christopher, Amanda, Lee, Stephanie and Saja; and 12 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and wife Loraine.

A private family service will be held.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the family.

Arrangements were handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch. Online condolences can be shared at www.steuernolmclaren.com

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