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Dorothe  Mae Smith
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Obituary for Dorothe Mae Smith

Dorothe Smith, age 88 of the Stratford Specialty Care in Stratford and formerly of Boone, died at the Care Facility on November 18, 2017.

Following her wishes, Dorothe has been cremated. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, November 25, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery southwest of Boone.

Dorothe Mae Smith, was born September 4, 1929, on the family farm in Harrison Township in Boone County, the daughter of Albert and Grace (Dailey) Miller. She graduated from Peru High School in Peru, Iowa. On September 2, 1948, Dorothe married Charles Ellsworth Smith at Macon, Missouri. For 30 years, Dorothe was employed at the George A. Rolfes Co. in Boone.
She enjoyed sewing, vegetable gardening, traveling, camping, playing cards, and she loved to read. She also enjoyed writing poetry and songs. Dorothe especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Barbara Moss; a son Dennis Smith; brothers, Richard and Billy Miller; sisters, Rosetta Houseman and Linda Canaday; grandson, Michael McCombs; son-in-law, Kerry McCombs. Dorothe is survived by two daughters, Dixie McCombs and Sheryl Robinson, both of Boone; two brothers, Robert (Alice) Miller of Pella and Dean Miller of Boone; four sisters, Emma Pharoah of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Mary Jo Duncan and Barbara (James) Lemke all of Boone; and Judy (Steve) Ball of Reeds Spring, Missouri; 8 grandchildren, Kelly (Julie) McCombs, Misty (Tab) Newman, Keri (John) Miller, Kristi (Scott) Stuckey, Landon (Cassie) Moss, Logan Moss, Kaylea Robinson, and Emily Robinson; 14 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel on Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time.

In memory of Dorothe, memorials may be directed to the family.


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Saturday

25

Nov

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Memorial Service

Saturday

25

Nov

10:30 AM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

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