Theresa C. Bell, age 80 of Wood Dale, IL, passed away April 14, 2021. Theresa, Widow of Adelbert Bell, dearest mother of: Bert (Susan) Bell and Terri Czepiel; Mother in law of Don Czepiel; Loving grandmother of: Buddy Bell, Brooke (Billy) Miller, Tara (Cody) Czepiel, Kimberly (Tim) Zaske, Nick Czepiel, Joseph (Taylor) Bell, Candace Czepiel, Caitlin Czepiel and Mathew Czepiel; Great grandmother of: Jorie Miller, Rylee Quinn, Billy Miller, Chase Miller, Brady Bell, Audrey Zaske and Grayson Czepiel.
For Theresa, family was everything and she loved her children and grandchildren “to pieces.”Theresa had many interests, she was a lifelong animal lover, avid artist and enjoyed the opera and theatre.She enjoyed reading, especially historical novels and mysteries.. Her travels took her to Italy, Ireland, Sweden and Costa Rica and all across the United States. One of Theresa’s favorite places was Apple Canyon Lake where the Bell family and friends camped, swam and boated for over 50 years.
Above all, Theresa was an excellent cook and hostess. She had many lifelong friends, including many close family members with whom she would keep contact with daily or weekly. She made everyone she met feel like family.
Visitation on Sunday, April 18 from 4:00-8:00 at Geils Funeral Home, 260 West Irving, Wood Dale, IL, 630-766-3232, www.Geilsfuneralhome.com.