Dr. Charlene  Bell
Dr. Charlene Bell

August 23, 1930 - January 30, 2024
Born in York, NE
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dr. Bell, 93, passed away on January 30, 2024 at Calvin Community in Des Moines. Charlene was the daughter of Harlan and Lela Fuller of York, Nebraska, born on August 23, 1930.
Dr. Bell was a psychologist, consultant to business, industry, education and medical groups, motivational speaker nationally and internationally, author, adjunct professor at 4 state universities. Charlene was chosen A Woman Of Influence in 2005 by the Des Moines Business Record, and a volunteer with the Red Cross in the first mental health group to New York after 9-11. She was a member of the West Des Moines United Methodist Church and a member of Nexus Executive Women’s Alliance.

Charlene was formerly married to Loren Bell, now deceased of Beatrice, Nebraska. She is survived by her 3 children, Claudia Miller (Arlyn), Steven Bell (Kristine), Larry Bell (Dr. Kaleo Stazkow); 6 grandchildren, Alicia Grimm (Eric), Kara Kopecky (Tom), Krista Stec (Phil), Maj. Jonathon (Christine), Maj. Jordon (Shaylena), W2 Austin (Rachel) and 12 great grandchildren.

A private family service will be held. A memorial gathering with family and friends in celebration of Charlene's life will be held from 6-8 p.m.,Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Iles Dunn’s Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the charity of choice in Charlene’s memory.




Iles Dunn's Chapel
2121 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Thursday, April 18, 2024
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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