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Barbara Pell

October 2, 1938 - June 23, 2023
Grand Rapids, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Barbara A Pell, age 84 of Grand Rapids, passed away on June 23, 2023 at her home and has been reunited with her beloved husband, Donald.

She is survived by their children Kathy & Daniel Southwell, Roger & Laurie Pell and Mark & Mary Pell; grandchildren Lesa & Nathan Kiser, Matthew, Christopher, Katelin and Michael Pell; great grandchildren Nicholas, Madison and Easton; brother, Richard “Dick” Billin; sister-in-law Faith Billin; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Donald, she was preceded in death by her son, Donald “Donnie” Pell; brothers and sisters-in-law Jack (Mary Ellen) Billin, Ken Billin, and Pat Billin. Barb began her career as a Registered Nurse, but became a longtime school bus driver for the Lincoln School. Cremation will take place and no services are scheduled at this time. To share a memory or to sign her guestbook, visit www.heritagelifestory.com