The Obit For Woody Bell

Woodrow M. "Woody" Bell

Published in the Express-News on 3/2/2009

Lt. Col. Woodrow "Woody" M. Bell, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) age 92, of San Antonio, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Northeast Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.

He was born February 14, 1017 in Bellville, Texas to George Bell and Annie Reineker Bell. He married Bertrice "Tina" Hoffmann on October 28, 1950 in New Braunfels. Lt. Col. Bell retired from the U.S. Air Force after 31 years of service to his country.

He was a member of the San Antonio Missions Baseball Team and was a former general manager of the team. He played baseball with Texas A & M during his college years.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Annie Bell, brothers Reno, Lloyd and Roy C. (Beau) Bell; sisters Cordella Dashiell, Mozelle Jackson and Joyce Simpson.

He is survived by his wife Bertrice "Tina" H. Bell of San Antonio; son Russell E. Bell and wife Diane of College Station, TX; daughter Susan K. Bremer and husband Byron L. of San Antonio; grandchildren Woodrow M. Bell, Lauren K. Bell, Eric R. Bremer and Bradley K. Bremer; sister-in-law Lorine Haecker of San Antonio plus numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 2, 2009 from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home. Funeral services are Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 2 PM at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Judkins officiating.

Interment will follow in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to a charity of one's choice.

Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home 189 N. Seguin Ave. New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (830) 625-3434.