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 Makayla Joy Smith

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Makayla Joy Smith

  • Birth 1 Jul 2005 Rock Valley, Sioux County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 15 Mar 2011 Rock Valley, Sioux County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Rock Valley, Sioux County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 67291778

Makayla liked balloons (especially water balloons), princesses, camping and swimming. She loved school. In April 2010, she was diagnosed with brain cancer. After a hard battle with the illness, Makayla died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, with her family at her side, at the age of 5. She was a member of Faith Reformed Church, Rock Valley, Iowa, and loved Jesus.

Left to treasure Makayla's memory are

Her parents: Darin & Krista Smith
Siblings: Treyton & Kaelyn
Grandparents: Drew & Sharla Smith, Dennis Netten, Judy Netten
Great-grandparents: Roger & Dorothy Smith; Gary & JoAnn Van Beek; Jeanette Netten; Peter Begeman

"Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about dancing in the rain."


Inscription

On front of headstone:
Daddy's Sunshine - Bravest Big Sister

On back of headstone:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass,
it's about DANCING IN THE RAIN.

Cherished Granddaughter - God's Precious Princess!


  • Created by: Jeffery J.
  • Added: 22 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67291778
  • myWIgenealogy
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Makayla Joy Smith (1 Jul 2005–15 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67291778, citing Valley View Cemetery, Rock Valley, Sioux County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jeffery J. (contributor 47230029) .