Obit: Smith, Geraldine #2 (1934 - 2009)
Contact: R. Lipprandt


Surnames: Bowen, Krueger, Smith, Staffeil, Thompson, Wiese


----Source: The Tribune Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI), Wednesday, May 6, 2009, page 15


Smith, Geraldine A. (Bowen) (August 1, 1934 - May 4, 2009)


Geraldine Smith, 74, of Monroe died Monday, May 4, 2009, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital.


She was born Aug. 1, 1934, the daughter of John and Aurilla (Staffeil) Bowen, in Abbotsford, Wis. She was a graduate of Colby High School.


In August 1952, Geraldine and Clifford Smith were married at the Zion Lutheran Church in Colby, they were later divorced.


She is retired from working at Total Water in Madison, where she worked for many years.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Naomi Circle; and a member of the Sons of Norway.


Surviving is her mother, Aurilla Bowen of Colby; children, Marvin (Pam) Smith of Sun Prairie, Cathy Smith of Monroe, and Scheree (Charles) Krueger of Sun Prairie; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a sister, Shirley (Michael) Wiese of Colby, Wis.


She is predeceased by her father, John Bowen.


A memorial service will also be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Colby, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.


Maurina-Community Funeral Home is serving the family in the Colby area.


In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established in Jerry's memory.



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