Smith, Gertrude (1898 - 1959)






----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 08/ /1959

Smith, Gertrude (1898 - 1959)

GREENWOOD--Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday in Zion United Church of Christ here for Mrs. Gertrude Smith, 61, Marshfield, a former Greenwood, Clark County resident, who died Tuesday morning, Aug. 11, 1959, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, after a long illness. The Rev. Jack Grether of Neillsville will officiate and burial is to be made in Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will repose at the Hill Funeral Home beginning this evening until 11 a.m. Friday, when it will be taken to the church.

Mrs. Gertrude Smith, nee Acker, was born Jan. 8, 1898, in Milwaukee. She married Mark Smith on Oct. 7, 1929, at Greenwood. They resided on a farm five miles northeast of Greenwood until his death in June 1955. After his death she moved to Marshfield.

The survivors are one daughter, Miss Shirley Smith, Marshfield one son, Mitchell Smith, Marshfield one granddaughter and three brothers, Edward Acker, St. Cloud, Minn. Paul Acker, Greenwood and Kurt Acker, Olympia, Wash.



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