She is survived by her son, Kevin (Eileen McGaffigan) Vogt; stepchildren, Melony, Carol, Donna, Pat, and Sue; sister-in-law, Sharon Pennell; and many grand and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 22 years, Robert Bell; son, Kristopher Vogt; and brother, James Melton.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan or the American Diabetes Association.