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Vertice Terry Smith Achter
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1922
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 2012
Utah, USA

1922 ~ 2012
Vertice Terry Smith was born in Draper, Utah, on 9 Feb. 1922, the youngest child of Joseph E. and Clarissa Almeda Smith. She died on 4 Sept 2012 of natural causes at the age of 90.
Vertice had eleven siblings, some of whom helped raise her after their parents died. She graduated from Jordan High School. She married Shirl R. Allen in 1940. They had two daughters; they were later divorced. She married Gideon "Andy" Achter in 1946. Andy's daughter from a previous marriage, Catherine, joined the family. They also had four boys.
Vertice Candled eggs to support her family. After technology replaced egg candlers, she worked for many years in the housekeeping department of Z.C.M.I.
She was preceded in death by her parents, all eleven siblings; husband Andy, Catherine, and son Bruce. She is survived by daughters Sherlene (Bob) and Renee, sons Bryant (Pam), Ronald (Brenda), Richard (Debbie), and Bruce's widow Claudine, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, 10 Sept. 2012 at Mountain View Memorial Mortuary, 3115 East 7800 South. There will be a short viewing just prior to the funeral at 10:00. Interment will be at Mountain View Memorial Estates, 3115 Bengal Blvd, in Cottonwood Heights. Online condolences may be submitted to 
Family links: 
  Joseph E. Smith (1874 - 1937)
  Almeda Terry Smith (1877 - 1934)
  Gideon Andreas "Andy" Achter (1925 - 2011)
  Shirl R. Allen (1921 - 1984)*
  Catherine Martha Achter (1944 - 1959)*
  Joseph Leon Smith (1898 - 1983)*
  Louisa Marie Smith (1899 - 1919)*
  Koradine Smith Beckstead (1901 - 1993)*
  William Lavern Smith (1902 - 1929)*
  Revell Terry Smith (1904 - 1969)*
  Dee Smith (1906 - 1907)*
  Herman James Smith (1908 - 1949)*
  Clarissa Lucile Smith (1910 - 1958)*
  Ferrol Terry Smith Whitmore (1913 - 2003)*
  Dale Terry Smith (1915 - 1994)*
  Irma Terry Smith Kennard (1918 - 2005)*
  Vertice Terry Smith Achter (1922 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Memorial Estates Cemetery
Cottonwood Heights
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Created by: Lorena
Record added: Sep 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96788603
Vertice Terry <i>Smith</i> Achter
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Vertice Terry <i>Smith</i> Achter
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Vertice Terry <i>Smith</i> Achter
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