Kristine Bell

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Kristine Bell, nee Kearns, 68, of Belleville, IL, born November 14, 1952, in Belleville, IL, died Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Four Fountains Convalescent Center, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Bell was a secretary at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School, Collinsville, IL, before retirement. She loved spending time with her late husband, Larry, and enjoyed gardening.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry J. Bell, Sr.; a son, Larry J. Bell, Jr.; and her parents, Tom and Leah, nee Rosenkranz, Kearns.

Surviving are her children, Brad (Trish) Bell, and Kevin (Liz) Bell; a grandson, Miles Bell; a step grandson, Gavin Dellamano; and two brothers, Tom (Susie) Kearns, and Tim (Gayla) Kearns.

Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  Private family services will be held.



6 Comments on Kristine Bell

Suzanne Tomic Jozayt said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2021 at 11:53 PM

I am so very sorry to hear of Kris' passing! we had so much fun together, especially at Holy Angels! you will be missed.

  • Melbourne
  • Florida
Peggy Hursey Csey said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2021 at 8:08 PM

I was so sorry when I lost touch with Chris sometime ago. When we did the Holy Angels class reunion I really enjoyed it. Wish we had stayed in touch.

  • Waterloo
  • IL
Cheri Whiteside said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2021 at 11:36 PM

Brad and Trish- my heart and prayers are with you. I know Kris is watching over you now as you have cared for her ?

  • Freeburg
  • IL
Linda Visintine said : Guest Report Apr 08, 2021 at 8:40 AM

I was so sorry to hear about Kris's passing. Growing up we were very close and I have missed her the past few years.

  • Lake Saint Louis
  • MO
Kathie Kearns said : Guest Report Apr 06, 2021 at 6:03 PM

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Kris was a joy to be around. She will be missed. Don, Dorothy, Kathie, Dave and John Kearns

  • Saint Louis
  • Missouri
carol rosenkranz said : Guest Report Apr 06, 2021 at 3:07 PM

I am so sorry to hear of Kris' passing. She was such a sweet person! She is with both of her Larry's now and mom and dad. She could not be happier.

  • new baden
  • IL

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