Obit: Smith, Belle #2 (1881 - 1962)


Surnames: Smith, Benedict, Anderson, Rundle

----- Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/16/1962

----- Smith, Belle #2 (9 MAY 1881 - 10 AUG 1962)

Funeral services were conducted in the York Center Methodist Church at 1 p.m. Sunday for Mrs. Belle Smith, 81, who died in St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield at 1 p.m. Friday. She was brought to the hospital after suffering a stroke Friday morning.

Rev. Leo Chapman officiated and burial was made in the York Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were made by the Myre Funeral Home.

The former Belle Benedict was born in York Center (Clark Co., Wis.) May 9, 1881, and was married there in November of 1902 to Guy Smith, who preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1930.

She lived her early life in York Center and taught in rural school of that area prior to her marriage. After the marriage, the couple purchased land east of Loyal and lived there the remainder of their lives.

Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur (Isabelle) Rundle, Racine; three sons, Robert Smith, Loyal, and Glen and Eugene Smith, both of Racine; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a brother, Rollie Benedict, Loyal.

A daughter, Mrs. James (Violet) Anderson, died in Idaho last Tuesday. Two brothers also preceded Mrs. Smith in death.

Pallbearers were Dennis Larson, Richard Larson, Herb Fensome, Milton Lokken, Henry Lemke and Earl Cammers.

Mrs. Norbert Lavey and Nile Benedict sang "Under His Wings" and "What a Friend we Have in Jesus." They were accompanied by Mrs. Donald Pinkerton at the piano.

Attending from away were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Smith, Timmy Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Smith, Edward, James and Dawn, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur rundle and daughter Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Benedict, Rev. and Mrs. Harold Frye and Miss Judy Smith, all of Racine; Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Bowman, Hatfield; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pinkerton and Mrs. Norbert Lavey of Wis. Rapids.



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