Kathyrn Smith Obituary

Kathyrn Mae Smith
Kathryn Smith
Kathyrn Mae Smith

May 19, 1925 - June 6, 2010
Born in Alpha, MN
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Kathryn Mae Smith, 85, of Des Moines passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the Bright Kavanagh house. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 10 at the Grandview Park Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 9 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Kathryn was born on May 19, 1925 in Alpha, MN. She and Richard married on October 6, 1946 and resided in Des Moines for nearly 60 years. She retired from Iowa Methodist Hospital in 1987. She will be missed profoundly by her family, friends and neighbors for kind heart, generosity and love of life.

Kathryn is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents; brothers, Pat, Charles and Donald; and sisters, Mildred, Delores and Lois. She is survived by her sister, Janet of Lakefield, MN; two sisters-in-law, Nelda and Leanna of Windom, MN; her children, Donna of Lakewood, CO, Duane (Stacey) of Waukee, Donald and Denise of Des Moines; two grandchildren, Cindy of Henderson, CO and Michael of Parker, CO; three great grandchildren, Allexander, Katie and Evan, plus her beloved dogs, Nipper and Smuckers.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Bright Kavanagh House, 3000 Easton Blvd in Des Moines.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, June 10, 2010
11:00 AM
Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery
4400 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Thursday, June 10, 2010