(Aug. 28, 2004)
Funeral services are scheduled today (Tuesday) at 11 a.m. at the Union Presbyterian Church in Powell for Ann Katherine Smith, 97, who died Saturday, Aug. 28 at the Powell Valley Care Center.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
She was born Oct. 13, 1906, in Burwell, Nebr., daughter of August Henry Gericke and Augusta Henrietta (Meritz) Gericke. She graduated from high school in Burwell, Nebr., in 1925.
She married Loyal S. Smith in Torrington on Feb. 10, 1934, and they came to Powell the same year. He died Feb. 10, 1964. She then married Leo T. Smith in Powell on Nov. 21, 1965. He died Aug. 9, 1976.
She was a housewife and worked at the Powell school cafeteria for many years. She also was formerly employed at McGlathery Greenhouse & Flowers.
She was a long-time member of Modern Home Club.
For those who wish, memorial donations to the Naomi Rebekahs Lodge would be appreciated by the family.
Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.