GILBERT S. CHELL
Services are pending for Gilbert S. Chell, 70, of Holtville, who died Tuesday in Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.
Mr. Chell was born June 18, 1931, in Holtville, where he was raised and attended schools.
He was a self-employed farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Micaela "Micky" Chell of Holtville; children, Melani Graeser of Encinitas, Edward Chell of Camarillo, Marla Chell of Oxnard Shores and Kalbert Chell of Carlsbad; brothers, Martin Rivera of Heber and Albert Chell of El Centro; sisters, Lupe Benitez of Santa Ana, Rosie Canaris of Calexico, Ruby McKinzie of Palm Springs and Deena Staab of San Diego; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be sent to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 560 Maple Ave., Holtville, CA 92250.