Bertie (Kazhe) Bell, born March 20, 1946 to late Irby Kazhe and Roberta Botella, passed away December 3, 2020. Bertie was a nurse at Ruidoso Hospital for a couple of years in the 1970’s then transferred to Mescalero IHS where she retired after 31 years of services. She has four sons Ronald Bell, Randy Bell, Rodney Bell, Russell Bell, and three daughters Gwen Bell, Gerolene Bell, and Ramona (Bell) Wabaunsee. Bertie has 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. She is preceded by her late husband Clarence Bell Jr. and late brothers Elliott Kazhe, Rodrick Kazhe, Norman Kazhe, and late sister Roann (Kazhe) Blake and surviving sister Bernadette Jolsanny. The funeral services will be at the Whitetail cemetery December 10, 2020.
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