Isabella “Bella” Grace Siersdale, 17, of Carmel, Indiana, passed away on September 6, 2023. She was born on June 1, 2006, in Carmel, to Leah and Kevin Siersdale.
Bella touched the lives of everyone she knew. To her friends she was known as Izzy. She had a radiant personality and boundless charisma; her laugh was contagious. Her determination and drive were apparent, she was very proud to be a Senior.
Her passion for cosmetology shone brightly as she eagerly looked forward to graduating high school and enrolling in cosmetology school. Bella was determined to obtain two certificates in the field.
Bella dreamed of a bright future. She saw herself as an independent and successful individual with a career and a family. She had an adventurous dream of wanting to go skydiving. Bella was family oriented. She was close to her sister and they talked in the kitchen everyday after school while Bella cooked for them. She shared and incredible bond with her grandmother who could always make her smile and they were looking forward to a trip to Anna Maria Island. She dreamed of traveling to Greece with her Auntie Dia. She shared endless laughs with her mom while her mom was trying to teach her how to drive in parking lots. All you can eat sushi was a must with Auntie Dia and her mom. Chautauqua Lake is the favorite family vacation spot.
Bella had a larger-than-life personality that captivated those around her. She effortlessly made friends with anyone and everyone who crossed her path. Bella had an infectious laugh and a smile that lit up the room. Her sassy and goofy nature never failed to entertain people around her. Bella was tenacious and confident; once she set her sights on something, there was no stopping her.
In her free time, Bella enjoyed driving around with friends listening to music; the louder the better, car dancing and capturing it all with pictures and videos. You could always hear her saying “slay” and “period”. She took the best selfies in the family. Bella expressed her creativity through social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram – outlets, where she could be herself authentically. Bella had a love for makeup, and she always had her nails done; the longer the better.
Bella is survived by her parents, Leah and Kevin; sister Madeline (Mady); grandmother, Brenda Wallace; aunt, Dana Hess (Auntie Dia); uncle, Mike Wallace (Unc Tuk); grandparents Kay (Dandy) and Tom (Dada) Siersdale; and numerous close family and friends.
Bella was a beautiful inside and out. She will be always loved and forever missed.