April 27, 1935 - January 26, 2023

 Donald A. Bell, age 87, of Faribault, died on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Havenwood Assisted Living, Burnsville.

Memorial Services will be Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault.  Interment and veteran’s military rites will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis later in the spring.

Visitation will be Friday, February 10, 2023, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault and at the church for one hour prior to the service on Saturday, February 11, 2023. 

Donald was born on April 27, 1935, to Peter and Lucille (Nierenhausen) Bell in Richmond.  He graduated from St. Bonifacius High School and then served in the United States Army.  Donald married Kay Roth in Cold Spring and she preceded him in death in 2016.  They owned the Shamrock Bar in Faribault for many years until his retirement in 1999. 

He was known to be seen jogging throughout his neighborhood nearly every day.  Don enjoyed many sports, and his cabin was his happy place.

He is survived by his daughter, Sandra (Steve) Hibbard; grandchildren, Morgyn, Joseph and Benjamin Hibbard; brothers, Thomas Bell of Cold Spring, David (Joan) Bell of St. Cloud and James (Kathy) Bell of Cold Spring and many nieces and nephews.

Don was preceded in death by his wife; son, Peter Bell; parents, Peter and Lucille; stepfather, Frank Hammerschmidt; and sister-in-law, Lois Bell.

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