Grace Irene Smith
May 17, 1911 - May 7, 2014
— Grace Irene Smith, 102, formerly of Elkhart and Goshen,
Indiana, died peacefully May 7.
She was born
May 17, 1911.
She grew up
on a farm near Middlebury, Indiana. She talked fondly of her childhood
on the farm. She especially loved her horse, which she rode daily.
She attended Middlebury High School. After high school, she married
her high school sweetheart, Harry Smith. Together they raised their
two boys, Doug and Phil.
City Church of the Brethren was an important part of their lives.
After Harry retired they both worked as custodians for the church.
After Harry's death in 1983, Grace continued her work at the church
for several years. In 2008 she moved to Brewster, Massachusetts.
She is survived
by her sons, Doug (Nancy) Smith and Phil (Irene) Smith, both of
Cape Cod, Massachusetts; and her grandson, Collin (Heather) Smith
of Westminster, Maryland.
A memorial service
was held at 3:00 p.m. on October 4, 2014, at Creekside Church of
the Brethren in Elkhart.
Grace's memory may be made to Creekside Church of the Brethren,
60455 C.R. 113, Elkhart, Indiana 46517.
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