Obit: Smart, Alvina (1874 - 1935)
Surnames: SMART NULTON BRILL LAFEE HARTER KRUCKER BERG GRAUMANN WURTHMANN MAXEY NEHRING RUPPERT SPECKMANN FELCH ZARNKE BRADLEY MARQUIS VIEGUT GUENTHER
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 02/07/1935
Smart, Alvina (21 Jan. 1874 - 27 Jan. 1935)
Funeral services for Mrs. Alfred Smart were held at the Colby M. E. church at 2:00 p.m. Friday, after services at the house at 1:00. Rev. C. Paul Nulton officiating, and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. Pall bearers were John Brill, Wm. Brill, Theodore Brill, Ress LaFee, Harry Harter and Henry Huber. The flower girls were Erma Guenther, Ruth Harter, Mary Ann Brill, Marie Brill, Norma Krucker and Mrs. Ray Berg. Mrs. Smart suffered a stroke on Nov. 5, 1934, and had been ill since that time. A second stroke was fatal and she passed on to the heavenly goal on Sunday, January 27th.
The deceased is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Graumann who were born in Germany. She was born in Chicago, Ill., Jan. 21, 1874, thus reaching the age of sixty-one years and six days. She came to this community in the summer of 1879 and was married to Alfred Smart on Dec. 12, 1891, in Colby. As she lived in Colby the greater part of her life, she was well known in this community and had many friends who testify to her sterling qualities. She was a good Christian, kind and gentle in her ways and always endeavored to do her duty as she saw it. She was also of a hospitable disposition and her kind and friendly greetings will long be remembered.
She is survived by her husband and seven children, namely: Ben Smart of Colby, Chas. Smart of Colby, Mrs. A. R. Maxey of Colby, Mrs. M. J. Nehring of Milan, Donald Smart, at home, and Ruth Smart, also at home. Also one brother and two sisters: Wm. Graumann of Colby, Mrs. Edward Ruppert of Colby and Mrs. M. C. Speckmann of Herrington, Kansas.
Out of town people here for the funeral services were Mrs. M. C. Speckmann of Herrington, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Felch, Mrs. Nat Zarnke, Mrs. Frank Bradley, Mrs. Susie Smart, Mrs. Belle Marquis, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Smart and Mr. Harry Smart, all of Wausau, Mr. August Viegut and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Viegut and two children of Fenwood.
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