Obit: Smith, Ted L. (1905 - 1979)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Smith, Bundy, Elmhorst, Nimmer, Rausch, Helm, Garbisch, Lemke, Augustin

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/06/1979

Smith, Ted L. (23 August 1905 – 29 November 1979)

Funeral services for Ted L. Smith, 74, of Granton were held Saturday morning, December 1, from Zion Lutheran Church in Granton with the Rev. Horst Augustin officiating. The congregation sang “Rock of Ages” and “How Great Thou Art” accompanied by Mrs. Roger Helm. and burial was made in the church cemetery, and pallbearers were David Garbisch, Brian and Jeff Smith, Eric Nimmer and Tom and Ken Lemke. The Gilbertson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Smith passed away at his home on November 29. He was born on August 23, 1905, in the Town of York, to Loman and Mary (Bundy) Smith; he attended school in Granton. On November 5, 1926, he wed Emma Elmhorst in Granton ceremonies. The couple farmed in the Town of York, and he later worked as a carpenter. For the last 18 years, he lived in the village. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Surviving him besides his wife are four sons, Jerome and Roderick, both of Marshfield, Richard of Eau Claire and Charles of Milwaukee; one daughter, Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) Nimmer, West Allis; one brother, Edgar, Freeport, Tex.; one sister, Winifred Rausch, Barron; and twelve grandchildren.



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