Archive for Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Roxana L. Smith

April 25, 2001

Roxana L. Smith

1911-2001

Funeral services for Roxana L. Smith, 89, rural Tonganoxie, will be at 7 p.m. today at Alden-Harrington Chapel, Bonner Springs. Private inurnment will be at a later date in Bonner Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith died Sunday, April 22, 2001, in a fire at her home near Tonganoxie. A news story about the fire appears on page 1A.

She was born June 29, 1911, in Auburn, Neb.

A graduate of Bonner Springs High School, she worked for Kansas Power and Light in Bonner Springs for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Smith was preceded in death in 1994 by her husband, Norman C. "Bud" Smith.

She is survived by nieces and nephews, Vernon and Shizue Zaring, De Soto, Opal and Ivan Spencer, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Dorothy and Vernon Mason, Lee's Summit, Mo.; and several cousins.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Chapel, 214 Oak, Bonner Springs, 66012

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