Aylo M. Poppe Bell, 100 of Marion formerly of Coggon died Friday October 16, 2020 at Linn Manor Care Center. Services at 11:00 AM on Friday at 1st Assembly God, in Cedar Rapids. Dr. Brian Pingel will officiate. Burial at the Coggon Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Friday from 10 to 11 AM at 1st Assembly. As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced and the use of facemasks or shields are required.
Survivors include four sons, Bill (Miriam) Poppe, James (Kathy) Poppe. Tom (Bonnie) Poppe and David (Jone) Poppe; 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, a step-son Dick (Pat) Bell, 3 step-daughters Mickie (Eric) Tisdale, Marilyn (Phil) Hanna, Michele (Dean) Feltes, 13 step-grandchildren, and 22 step- great grandchildren. Aylo was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Glenn, Vernon, and Harry, a sister Gloria, son John Poppe, grandson Wesley Poppe, and her step grandson Scott Tisdale.
Aylo was born on December 28, 1919 in Vale, South Dakota the daughter of Harry and Rose (Curtis) Babb. Aylo lived in Coggon most of her life and graduated from Coggon High School in 1940. She married Lawrence Poppe on July 8, 1941 in Kahoka, Missouri. Lawrence passed away in 1980. She later married Robert Bell on October 4, 1986 in Cedar Rapids. Robert passed away in 2005.
Aylo besides being a busy wife and raising five sons became well known for her expertise in sewing, doing mending and alterations around the Coggon area. Besides her sewing skills she was a top notch cook and baker. She was well known for her delicious pies, cakes and homemade bread.
In later years she would host Bible studies, and prayer groups in her home. Her faith in God and love of Christ showed through her to everyone she met. Aylo will forever be remembered as a loving a faith filled wife, mother, grandmother and friend whose memory will be treasured by all who knew and loved her.