Jeanette R. Smith

Jeanette R. Smith, 77, of Fostoria and formerly Burgoon, died at 6:10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Bridge Hospice Center, Findlay.

Jeanette was born March 26, 1936, in Fremont, to Sherman Wesley and Theresa Delores (Flocken) Hetrick. She married Richard L. Smith and he preceded her in death Jan. 18, 1996.

Survivors include her children, Theresa “Terrie” Seymour of Fostoria, Joan Marie Truax of Tiffin and Richard Lee Smith Jr. of Lowell, Mich.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marian Louise Weller of Kansas and Ella Marie Garland of Fremont.

Jeanette was a retired school bus driver for Lakota Schools and was a member of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Risingsun.

Jeanette also was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ruth Eloise Nowak.

Her funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, Bettsville, with Pastor Martha Gross officiating. Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends also is Saturday, from 12-2 p.m., at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice of Findlay.

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