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LINCOLN -- Mary E. Smith, 97, died
Sunday, July 11, 2010, at 12:47 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor in
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, with the
Rev. Mark Thompson officiating. Visitation will be from noon
to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith worked
at Myers Brothers clothing store as a sales clerk
for 13 years.
She was born Sept. 22, 1912, in Port Byron. Her
parents were C. Ross and Ella Schafer Wainwright.
She married Louis E. "Ted" Smith on Oct. 15, 1938,
in Nashua, Iowa. He preceded her in death on May 13,
She is survived by two daughters, Lana (and Ron)
Goldhammer of Lincoln and Lynda Klockenga (and Bob
Guy) of Lincoln; one brother, Alfred Wainwright of
Port Byron; five grandchildren, Craig (and Michelle)
Goldhammer, Chad (and Bridgette) Goldhammer, Brent
(and Emily) Klockenga, Blake (and Natalie) Klockenga
and Lindsay (and John) Ingram; and
10 great-grandchildren, Michael and Elizabeth Goldhammer,
Brandon and Brooke Goldhammer, Brady, Brenden and
Kortney Klockenga, Chelsea and Lauren Klockenga, and Kindsay Ingram.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters.
She was a member of the First United Methodist
Church of Lincoln.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in
Lincoln or the activity department at St. Clara's
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