In memory of
Margaret R. "Squeaky" (Bell) Vance
In memory of
Margaret R. "Squeaky" (Bell) Vance
Margaret "Squeaky" R. (Bell) Vance February 18, 2021 Wichita, Kansas - 66, passed away on February 18, 2021, due to Covid-19 complications. "Squeaky" graduated from Bishop Carroll HS in '72 and earned her Bachelor's degree in speech and journalism from Creighton University. She became the first female in broadcast sales in the Wichita market, creating the drive to become a fierce competitor among her counterparts. She was in media sales for over forty years and part of the "Media B's" Club. Margaret was referred to as "The Greatest Salesperson in The Universe" which was a self-appointed and accurate title. If you ever had the pleasure of meeting her, you would consider yourself lucky. Margaret welcomed all into her home as family, and to her, family was everything. She lived a life full of magical adventure, nothing was ever simple or boring. Her over-the-top, larger than life personality made her one-of-a-kind. She was everyone's biggest cheerleader and the life of the party. No event was too small to celebrate in a big way. She loved all holidays, especially Halloween. Margaret took great pride that her home was known for her decorations and many people drove by to see them. Although her life was cut short, she lived every minute to the fullest, while spending all the time she could with her "greatest treasures": her children and grandchildren. She was the coolest, most selfless, energetic mom anyone could ask for. Our world lost an amazing woman, but Heaven is now a brighter and louder place. Margaret is survived by her husband, Gregg Vance; her children, Lezlee (Chris) Brigham, Madison (Jarrett) Harwood and Hunter Vance; grandchildren, Harrison, Gracie, Maverick, Maizee and Emerie; her father, Johnnie Bell; siblings, Janet (Brad) Stephen, Diddy (Fred) Muck, Mike (Traci) Bell and Mark (Sherry) Bell. She was preceded in death by her mother, Laurestine Bell. Rosary, 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25; Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 26, both at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Both services will be available digitally by the church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dragon Master Foundation https://www.dragonmaster.org/memorial-margaret-vance . Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. www.dlwichita.com
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In memory of
Margaret R. "Squeaky" (Bell) Vance
Margaret "Squeaky" R. (Bell) Vance February 18, 2021 Wichita, Kansas - 66, passed away on February 18, 2021, due to Covid-19 complications. "Squeaky" graduated from Bishop Carroll HS in '72 and earned her Bachelor's degree in speech and journalism from Creighton University. She became the first female in broadcast sales in the Wichita market, creating the drive to become a fierce competitor among her counterparts. She was in media sales for over forty years and part of the "Media B's" Club. Margaret was referred to as "The Greatest Salesperson in The Universe" which was a self-appointed and accurate title. If you ever had the pleasure of meeting her, you would consider yourself lucky. Margaret welcomed all into her home as family, and to her, family was everything. She lived a life full of magical adventure, nothing was ever simple or boring. Her over-the-top, larger than life personality made her one-of-a-kind. She was everyone's biggest cheerleader and the life of the party. No event was too small to celebrate in a big way. She loved all holidays, especially Halloween. Margaret took great pride that her home was known for her decorations and many people drove by to see them. Although her life was cut short, she lived every minute to the fullest, while spending all the time she could with her "greatest treasures": her children and grandchildren. She was the coolest, most selfless, energetic mom anyone could ask for. Our world lost an amazing woman, but Heaven is now a brighter and louder place. Margaret is survived by her husband, Gregg Vance; her children, Lezlee (Chris) Brigham, Madison (Jarrett) Harwood and Hunter Vance; grandchildren, Harrison, Gracie, Maverick, Maizee and Emerie; her father, Johnnie Bell; siblings, Janet (Brad) Stephen, Diddy (Fred) Muck, Mike (Traci) Bell and Mark (Sherry) Bell. She was preceded in death by her mother, Laurestine Bell. Rosary, 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25; Funeral Mass, 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 26, both at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Both services will be available digitally by the church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dragon Master Foundation https://www.dragonmaster.org/memorial-margaret-vance . Downing & Lahey Mortuary West. www.dlwichita.com
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DOWNING & LAHEY WEST MORTUARY
10515 W. Maple
Wichita, KS 67209
Past Services ╲╱
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