|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1922|
|Death: ||Jul. 18, 2012|
July 20, 2012 The Altoona Mirror
Genevieve C. Smithmyer, 89, Altoona, died unexpectedly Wednesday at her residence.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Fred A. and Matilda (Russ) Trenkle. She married Paul J. Smithmyer on Aug. 14, 1948, in Altoona, and he died on Dec. 15, 2004.
Surviving are two sisters-in-law: Donna and Vera Trenkle; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers: Fred, Melvin and Robert Trenkle; and two sisters: Helen Bodenschatz and Marie Richardson.
Genevieve was a member of the Bavarian Aid Society and a card club among friends. She loved shopping, gardening, reading and playing cards.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2012, at The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, July 23, 2012, at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Frederick A. Trenkle (1892 - 1972)
Matilda F. Russ Trenkle (1894 - 1983)
Plot: Sec Q
Created by: Warren Eastright
Record added: Jul 26, 2012
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