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Donna Bell


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Donna Sternhagen Orth Bell was born in Scotland, South Dakota, on August 30, 1930 to William Sternhagen and Helena Sayler Sternhagen and graduated to Heaven in Roswell, New Mexico, on March 23, 2018.
She moved from South Dakota to Roswell in 1976. Donna was a nurse in Roswell for 24 years, 17 of which were at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. She enjoyed many activities during her retirement, including knitting, quilting, and traveling.
Donna had been a resident at Peachtree Village for seven years and lastly at Heartfelt Manor.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Emil Orth, her second husband, Gary Bell, and her brother, Bill Sternhagen.
She is survived by her children, Jane (Jim) Rokusek, Kathy Orth, and Nancy (Kenny) Forrest, her grandchildren, Anna (Tim) Olson, Dan (Lindsey) Rokusek, Katie (Chad) Carlson, Allison (Sean) Fedt, and Amanda Forrest, her 9 great grandchildren, her sister, Carol (Dick) Chilson, and special caregiver, Tessa Franco.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Monday, April 9, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church on 3rd and Kentucky.
Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com.

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