Myrtle Bernadine (Frame) Kells

July 30, 1925 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Myrtle Kells Obituary

Myrtle Bernadine Frame Kells, passed away, Friday, October 20, 2023, at the Chariton Specialty Care in Chariton, Iowa. She was born to Homer H. Frame and Eva Marie (Buoy) Frame on July 30,1925 at their home in Confidence. She was born 15 minutes before her twin sister Gwendolyn.

She attended Confidence School and then attended Wayne County high school and graduated there in 1943. She attended Simpson College for two years and received a certificate to teach elementary school.

She taught in Elkhart and Chariton school systems, She also substituted in the Russell school system.

On June 15, 1948 she married Bob Kells and moved to the Kells farm southeast of Russell. To this union was born Roberta Lynn, Gwenith Renae and Jan Michaele.

She enjoyed sewing, Knitting, crocheting and piecing quilts. She also loved to sing, play the piano and paint with chalk, watercolors and oil. So very, very talented! She was her own person.

Those preceding her in death were her husband, Bob, of 56 years, twin sister Gwendolyn Driggs, brother, James Frame, parents, Homer and Eva Frame, sister-in-law, Geraldine Frame and brother-in-law, Bob Driggs.

She leaves the following to mourn her passing, Roberta (Jim) Reynolds, Gwenith Mitchell, Jan (Ron) Chisman, grandchildren, Bob Reynolds, Ben Reynolds, Ryan (Heather) Mitchell, Grant (Katie) Mitchell, Renae (Patrick) Sikora, Zach Chisman, and Colleen Chisman. She also had 11 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

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Graveside Service
October 23, 2023

10:00 AM
Russell Cemetery
East Smith Street
Russell, Iowa 50238


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