Obit: Smith, Lee O. (1901-1951)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Smith, Sweet, Anderson, Young, Ratzburg, Stirmel, Henninger, Graham, Harlow, Messer, Giese, Krueger, Claire, Philpott, Makal, Beitzinger, Sweet, Nichols, Graham, Lyon, Roder

---Source: News-Herald (29 October 1951)

Smith, Lee O. (22 January 1901-28 October 1951)

LOYAL-- Funeral services for Lee O. Smith, 50, who died Sunday, October 21, in Fifield, Price County, were held Thursday afternoon at the Myre Funeral Home with the Rev. Howard Krueger officiating. Burial was made in the Pine Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers include Del Anderson, Paul Young, Louis Ratzburg, Frank Stirmel, Emil Henninger and Robert Graham.

Out-of-town relatives and friends at the services included Mrs. Lee Smith, Donna, Richard, Beverly, and Twyla Smith, and Mrs. Bud Harlow, Beaver Dam; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Messer and Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Giese, Horicon; the Rev. and Mrs. Krueger and Sam E. Claire, Fifield; Mrs. Lacey Philpott, Draper; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Makal, Mrs. Al Beitzinger and Mr. and Mrs. David Sweet, Milwaukee; Dale Smith, Port Washington; Howard and Chauncey Nichols, Chicago; Robert and Otto Graham, Spencer, and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Henninger, Granton.

Mr. Lee was born January 22, 1901 in Loyal, where he received his education. Lived in Loyal until 1929 when he moved to Milwaukee residing there for 17 years. He then moved to a place near Fifield where he resided since that time.

His marriage to the former Jessie Sweet took place May 30, 1929, at Beaver Dam.

He is survived by his wife, five children, Cpl. Robert, serving in Japan, and Donna, Richard, Beverly and Twyla, at home; his mother, Mrs. Fannie Smith, Loyal; two brothers, Archie and Floyd Smith, and three sisters, Mrs. Clair Lyon, Mrs. Oswald Henninger, and Mrs. James Roder, all of Loyal.



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