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Nellie Fern Lawrence Smeltzer
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1898
Alamota
Lane County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1989
Dighton
Lane County
Kansas, USA

Fern Smeltzer
DIGHTON - Fern Smeltzer, 91, died Dec. 20,
1989, at the Lane County Long-term Care
Center, Dighton.

She was born Oct. 12, 1898, at Alamota,
the daughter of Ernest and Myrtle Glenn
Lawrence.

She attended the Buffalo Valley School
in Lane County. She lived in Dighton
all her life and was a homemaker.

She was a member of the First Christian
Church, Dighton, the Spring Creek Extension
Homemakers Unit, Lane County, and the
Twi-lite Rebekah Lodge No. 663, Dighton.

On Feb. 19, 1919, she married William
Francis Smeltzer at Dighton. He died March 6,1969.

Survivors include: two sons, Ernest and
Kenneth, both of Dighton; two daugthers,
Dorothy Thomas, Norton, and Wanda Bartlett,
Dighton; three sisters, Leona Wallace,
Easter McKiney, and Frona Burnett, all of
Dighton; five grandchildren; nine great-
grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday
at the First Christian Church, Dighton,
the Rev. Paul Irwin presiding. Burial will
be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Memorials
may be sent to the J.O.Y. Center, Dighton,
in care of Boomhower Funeral Home, Dighton.



Hutchinson News December 21, 1989
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest Harrison Lawrence (1875 - 1938)
  Myrtle Glenn Lawrence (1878 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  William Frances Smeltzer (1890 - 1969)
 
 Children:
  William F Smeltzer (1919 - 2005)*
  Kenneth L. Smeltzer (1920 - 2006)*
  Dorothy M. Smeltzer Thomas (1923 - 2007)*
  Wanda J. Smeltzer Bartlett (1928 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  George D Lawrence (1896 - 1968)*
  John Jacob Lawrence (1897 - 1974)*
  Nellie Fern Lawrence Smeltzer (1898 - 1989)
  Theodore E Lawrence (1901 - 1974)*
  Leona E. Lawrence Wallace (1915 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dighton Cemetery
Dighton
Lane County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: smurph
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
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Nellie Fern <i>Lawrence</i> Smeltzer
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