Emma Loo Bell will celebrate her 90th birthday Saturday, Jan. 22, 2013. Family and friends can share the day with her at an open house that day from 2 to 4 pm at the Field Street Church, LDS Ward, 240 S 300 W, Morgan, Utah.
She was born at home in Morgan, June 22, 1923, to Albert C. and Mary Welch. She graduated from Morgan High School and married her high school sweetheart, Laurence Wayne Bell, in Sanford, Florida, Oct. 25, 1943, where he was training as a Naval fighter pilot for WWII. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Wayne passed away June 3, 1995. They are parents to five children; Mary Loo (Steve) Cordon, Connie (Richard) Bohman, Robert (Judy) Bell, Cheri (Don) Mathews, and Sally (Frankie) Little. They were blessed with 24 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Emma Loo is currently Captain of the South Morgan DUP Camp. She has lived her life volunteering in church and community positions. She was president of many church organizations, including Primary President at age 80. She was the driving force in erecting the Veterans Monument in Morgan.
Emma Loo is a friend to anyone she meets and reminds us all to “Count your blessings.”