|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1892|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 1963|
Funeral services for Mrs. Ada Smith, wife of Cyril E. Smith, will be held at 6 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the chapel of the Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home. The Rev. Volney D. Lofgreen, pastor of the First Chritian Church, will conduct the services. Burial is to be in Grand Island Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 o'clock Monday evening at the funeral home.
Mrs. Smith died Wednesday at Riverside, Calif., following a long illness. The family home is at Arlington, Calif.
Mrs. Smith, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Garton, was born Sept. 22, 1892, in Gage County. She attended school at Wilber and at Crete. In 1913 the family came to this city.
She and Jack Roberts were married in 1915 in this city. One son was born to them.
On April 2, 1925, Mr. and Mrs. Smith were married at Sioux City, Ia. Mr. Smith was a railroad dispatcher. Because of his work, the family home was in Alexandria, Ia., then in grand Island and then Omaha. In 1943, Mr. and Mrs. Smith went westward. After a period in Las Vegas, Nev. and in California. Mr. Smith was transferred to Portland, Ore. The family home was in that city until Mr. Smith's retirement four years ago. They had resided at Arlington, Calif. from that time.
Mrs. Smith was a member of the Christian Church. Because of ill health, she no longer maintained social affiliations.
She is survived by her husband, Mr. Smith; one son, Nelson Roberts, Santa Maria, Calif.; three step-sons, Cyril Smith, Jr., Santa Fe Springs, Calif., Guy Smith, Fargo, N. D. and Claire Smith, Riverside, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Charles Houser, Grand Island; a niece, Mrs. Walter Loescher, Grand Island; 10 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cyril Ellsworth Smith (1891 - 1974)*
Grand Island Cemetery
Plot: Section B, Lot 37
Maintained by: Kay Cynova
Originally Created by: LF
Record added: Feb 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18079737