June 3, 2021
Loretta Schell, 91, of Billings, Mont., formerly of Baker, Mont., died May 21, with family by her side.
Loretta was born to Edward and Ella Kitten, Feb. 16, 1930, in Slayton, Texas. At the age of one, her family moved to a farm outside of Lawrence, Neb. She attended school in Lawrence and in her early teens became a nanny for the Bud Bowen family. Loretta moved with the Bowen family to Baker, Mont., where she met her husband, Bert Schell. They married Oct. 3, 1949, and raised nine children.
Loretta was tirelessly committed to providing for her nine children. She kept an immaculate home...