Ruth E. Bell

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Ruth E. Bell


Ruth (Ailes) Bell, 88, passed away on March 2, 2018 at Littleton Hospital surrounded by family.

Ruth was born on October 12, 1929 in Lincoln Nebraska to Raymond and Gladys Ailes. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1947 and began working for a dentist. Ruth and Roger were married on November 25, 1954 and raised four children in Englewood, Colorado.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, sister LaVetta, brother Jack, sister Lois and brother Paul Raymond. She is survived by her husband Roger, daughter Susan, son David, daughter Nancy (Jeff) and son Stephen (Tina), ten grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

She loved her family, church and travelling. Ruth had a beautiful smile and her laugh was infectious. She had a strong faith in God and touched many lives through her service.

The viewing will be held on Tuesday, March 6th at Bullock Mortuary from 5-7pm. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will take place at 11 am on Thursday, March 8th at South Broadway Christian Church, 23 Lincoln St, Denver. A reception will follow the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial gift to South Broadway Christian Church in Ruth’s name.


Family and friends are encouraged to share stories and photographs here on Ruth's website (click tribute wall tab on the top of this page).

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  1. Thinking of you all.  One is never prepared for the loss of a loved one.  Wishing the family peace and comfort in the days ahead.  

  2. Susan – my thoughts are with you and your family. I hope the loving memories you have of your mom brings you solace and peace.

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