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 Salome “Mae” <I>Smedra</I> Curtis

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Salome “Mae” Smedra Curtis

  • Birth 17 Nov 1917 Ashton, Sherman County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 29 May 2009 Ravenna, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Ravenna, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 37695187

Daughter of Stanley & Veronica (Kwiatkowski) Smedra.
Married to Harry Curtis on 6-28-1937 at St. Francis, Catholic Church at Ashton, NE.

Kearney Hub, 1 June, 2009

CURTIS, Mae, 91, of Ravenna died Friday, May 29, 2009, at her home
Services: Tuesday, Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ravenna
Burial: Highland Park Cemetery in Ravenna
Mortuary: Rasmussen in Ravenna
Born Nov. 17, 1917, in Ashton
Parents: Stanley and Veronica (Kwiatkowski) Smedra
Attended school at District 6
Married: June 28, 1937, to Harry Curtis at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ashton
Was a homemaker and farmed with her husband in Sherman County for 13 years; worked for J.C. Penney in Omaha for 23 years; retired in 1980; couple moved to Ravenna in 1983
Activities: past member of Immaculate Conception Altar Society Sodality in Omaha, Ravenna Garden Club, and was extraordinary minister of the Eucharist and a member of the Council of Catholic Women at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ravenna; enjoyed bus trips, gardening, putting puzzles together and playing bingo
Survivors include her husband; sons, Don Curtis and his wife, Donna, and LaVern Curtis, all of Ravenna; daughters, Joan Summers of Austin, Texas, and Kathleen Sobetski and her husband, Thomas, of Omaha; 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Rita Meyer and her husband, Donald, of Northglenn, Colo.; and sister-in-law, Rita Smedra of Omaha
Was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Louis Smedra and Andrew Smedra; son-in-law, Duane Summers; and granddaughter, Debra Curtis

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  • Maintained by: brunissen
  • Originally Created by: Don
  • Added: 30 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37695187
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Salome “Mae” Smedra Curtis (17 Nov 1917–29 May 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37695187, citing Highland Park Cemetery, Ravenna, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by brunissen (contributor 47304407) .