Genoa man celebrates his 95th birthday |

Genoa man celebrates his 95th birthday

Staff Reports

Family and friends recently feted Richard Bell of Genoa on his 95th birthday with a “drop by” visit at his Genoa Lakes home. Rich and wife Louise, residents at Genoa Lakes for 21 years, shared birthday cake and light refreshments with Rich’s children, grandchildren, and neighbors.

Rich is a WWII Navy veteran, 50-plus year member of Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 105, Honor Flight Nevada participant, continuing golfer and volunteer (Genoa Candy Dance, 15 years with Douglas County Citizen Patrol –honored in 2006 as “Volunteer of the Year”.) Rich and Louise are active in St. Gall Catholic Community.

They have been married for 34 years, with six children between them, 15 grandchildren and one great-grandson.