DeVere Dean Bell 1927 ~ 2011DeVere Dean Bell, age 84, passed away December 30, 2011 Peacefully surrounded by his family. He was born August 21, 1927 in Malad, Idaho. The son of William Arvel and Mary Alberta Jones Bell. He was reared and educated in Malad, Idaho and Ogden, Utah. Graduating from Ogden High School. He served in the US Navy during World War II and upon returning he married Mary Beverly Fredrickson in Ogden, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on May 29, 1964. DeVere was a member of the South Ogden first ward and served as bishop of the ward. He is survived by seven children, Kenneth (Ingrid) Bell Lehi, Glen (Sandra) Bell Ogden, Lee (ED) Hofeling Tooele, Dee (Cherry) Bell Missouri, Bill (Jeannie) Bell, Mapleton, Irene (Doug) Evans West Point, Mary (Clark) Mackay Taylorsville, 32 Grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Beverly, bother Arvel Bell, and Sister Ileen Henderson. Viewing will be held Tuesday Jan 3, 2012 from 6pm-8pm, at Leavitts Mortuary 836 36th street, Ogden Utah. Graveside service will be Wednesday Jan 4,2012 at 11:00 am, viewing 1 hr prior, at same location.