Katherine B. “Bernice” Thompson Smith

Birth
Flat Rock, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Death 4 Nov 2019 (aged 94)
Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 204470751 · View Source
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Katherine B. “Bernice” Smith Mundhenk, age 94 of Robinson, IL passed away Monday November 4, 2019 at 11:20 PM at the Magnolia Center, Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, IL following several months of failing health. Born January 20, 1925 in Flat Rock, IL she was the last of ten children born to Walter and Bess (Bright) Thompson.

On March 11, 1945 she married Elwood E. Smith and he preceded her in death August 9, 1991. June 28, 1997, she married Harold W. “Woody” Mundhenk and he died February 28, 2009.

Bernice worked at the local Sugar Bowl as a waitress in Robinson, IL; Robinson Manufacturing (Ettlebrick Shoe Factory), Robinson, IL and the Arvin Motel, Robinson, IL as a housekeeper. She was a member of the Prior Grove Baptist Church, Oblong, IL.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Randy Tracy, Jonesville, MI; step sons, Danny and Becky Mundhenk, Oblong, IL, Dewayne and Kay Mundhenk, Oblong, IL; step daughter, Nila and Harold Short, Oblong, IL; eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; niece Nancy Conrad and family friend Arlene Bowman who were caretakers and several nieces and nephews also survive

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Elwood Smith, 1991; husband, Harold Mundhenk, 2009; an infant son, Robert Eugene Smith; a grandson, Jeremy D. Hixon in 1982; a step-son, Kenneth Mundhenk, 2010; brothers Byrl, Gene, Harold, Howard, Charles, John and Richard and two sisters, Shelen Carlson and Elizabeth Clutts.

Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery, rural Robinson, IL.



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  • Created by: PLS
  • Added: 5 Nov 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial 204470751
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine B. “Bernice” Thompson Smith (20 Jan 1925–4 Nov 2019), Find a Grave Memorial no. 204470751, citing Kirk Cemetery, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by PLS (contributor 47341148) .