|6/24/2014 11:16:00 AM|
DeLoris L. Smith
DeLoris L. Smith, 71, of Maple Lake died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at home with her family at her side.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake with Fr. Michael Izen as the celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, Chatham Township. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, both at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; children, Shelly (Dave) Henson of Buffalo, Becky (Jason) Halderson of Buffalo and Mary Scheiber of Maple Lake; grandchildren, Stacy (Steven) Gerring, Derek Henson, Melony Henson (fiancé Sam Nelson), Paige Yager, Tanner Schwartz, Morgan and Mollie Scheiber and Shelby and Leah Halderson; great grandchildren, Skylar, Rylee and Gracelyn Gerring; brother, DuWayne (Barb) Goerke of Maple Lake; sisters, Phyllis (Bill) Paumen of Maple Lake and Gale (Steve) Bernhardt of Maple Grove; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Karen and Doug Dingmann, Mary Ann Smith, Kay and Dave Fuller, Connie and Mike Raiche and Robert, Jr. and Mary Smith.
Dee was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Lydia Goerke; son-in-law, Mike Scheiber; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Robert and Pearl Smith; and brother-in-law, Pat Smith.
DeLoris Lydia Smith was born June 8, 1943, in Minneapolis, to Herbert and Lydia (Keopke) Goerke. She graduated from Maple Lake High School with the Class of 1961.
On Oct. 30, 1965, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Smith, at St. Timothy Catholic Church. Dee worked for Lake Region Co-op in Maple Lake for over 25 years and for Gartner's Hallmark in Buffalo for four years. She was a member of the Maple Lake American Legion Auxiliary, Maple Lake Snowmobile Club, St. Timothy's Catholic Church and the Council of Catholic Women. She enjoyed camping, scrapbooking, snowmobiling, biking and gardening. Precious was the time that she spent with her friends and family.
Urn bearer: Derek Henson
Music: Krista Elsenpeter Tarbox and Sarah Goelz
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