Diane L (Opple) Bell

April 29, 1943 ~ March 3, 2021 (age 77)


Diane Lynn Bell, 77, of Peru passed away at her residence on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. She was born in Peru on April 29, 1943 the daughter of Floyd and Martha Holland Opple. Diane married Myron Bell on September 30, 1961 and he preceded her in death on October 23, 1990.


Diane was a 1961 graduate of Peru High School. She was a devout wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Diane was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, the Altar & Rosary Society, and the Peru Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Over the years she served as a very active member in her church on many different committees.


She is survived by daughters Lauri (Joe) Skeans, Warsaw, IN and Kimberly (Brian) Hawkins, Peru, IN, sons Michael (Tammy) Bell, Peru, IN and Patrick (Natalie) Bell, Peru, IN, grandchildren Jacob Skeans, Megan (Robert) Bazen, Shelley (Zack) Pugh, Joey (Kelly) Skeans, Zachary (Kari) Hawkins, Kolton (Aubrey) Hawkins, Brant (Megan) Bell, Todd (Kaylee) Bell, Kortnee Bell, Andrew Bell and 8 great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Myron and two brothers.


Family and friends will gather from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru, In. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Diane Bell will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, March 8, 2021 at the St. Charles Catholic Church, 58 W. 5th St., Peru with Rev. Paul Cochran officiating. Burial will be in the St. Charles Catholic Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Monastery of the Poor Clares, 1175 N. 300 W., Kokomo, IN 46901.

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March 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
84 W. Main Street
Peru, IN 46970

Mass of Christian Burial
March 8, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Charles Borromeo Church


Monastery of the Poor Clares
1175 N. 300 W., Kokomo IN 46901

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