2011-01-20 / Obituaries

Ruth Katherine Smith

Ruth Katherine Smith, 84, Prudenville, died Jan. 15, 2011, at West Branch Regional Medical Center.

Born Feb. 7, 1926 in Detroit, she was the daughter of Frederick and Adeline (Fante) Peters, both who preceded her in death. She was married in Bowling Green, OH June 7, 1950 to James Edward Smith. She enjoyed family and loved caring for her husband and two children. The couple moved to Prudenville from St. Clair Shores 21 years ago.

Surviving are her husband of over 60 years, James E. Smith of Prudenville; daughter, Janet Smith of Prudenville; son, Richard (Irene) Smith of Livonia and two granddaughters, Adrienne and Jackie.

A family remembrance will be held. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in her memory are asked to consider the charity of their choice.

Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled the arrangements.

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