Obit: Smith, Anna (1872 - 1963)



Surnames: Smith, Rasmussen, Bligard, Christophersen, Martin, Nielsen, Tryboski


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04/25/1963


Smith, Anna (23 NOV 1872 - 23 APR 1963)


Funeral services for Mrs. Andrew Smith, 90, will be held tomorrow afternoon, April 26, at the Nazareth Lutheran Church, Withee.  Rev. Beryl Knudsen will officiate with burial to be made in the parish cemetery.  Six grandsons will serve as pallbearers and six granddaugthers will be in charge of the floral offerings.


Mrs. Smith was born Nov. 23, 1872 in Denmark.  She came to this country in her late teens and on May 8, 1893, was married to Andrew Smith in Chicago, Ill.  The couple moved to Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) in 1905, settling on a farm southwest of the city where she has made her home for the past 58 years.


Her passing is mourned by a sister, Marie Rasmussen, Chicago, Ill.; two sons, Andrew and Jens, both of rural Owen; six daughters, Mrs. Olaf (Anna) Bligard, Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Chris (Nora) Christophersen, route 1, Owen, Agnes Smith of California; Mrs. Dorothy Martin, Spencer, Wis.; Mrs. Mabel Nielsen, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Mrs. Martin Tryboski, Chicago, Ill.; 18 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.


Her husband preceded her in death, passing away in 1948.


Mrs. Smith passed away at her home in the Town of Longwood Tuesday morning when she suffered a stroke.  She was 90 years and 5 months of age.




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