Archive for Thursday, September 13, 2007

Susan E. Smith

1947-2007

September 13, 2007

Mass of Christian Burial for Susan E. Smith, 59, Lansing, was Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.

Mrs. Smith lost her seven year battle with cancer on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at her home.

She was born Oct. 14, 1947, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of John L. and Mary C. (McElligott) Phillips.

On April 28, 1973, she married Lt. Thomas E. Smith; he survives at the home.

Other survivors include four children, Meghan E. Smith, Des Moines, Iowa, Melissa B. Smith, of the home, Courtney A. Smith, Kansas City, Mo., and Pfc. Thomas P. Smith, stationed at Fort Riley with duty in Iraq; a sister is Jeanette (John) Foley, Frisco, Colo.; a sister-in-law, Lou Phillips, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; four brothers, Bob (Gerry) Phillips, Sheridan, Wyo., Ron (Theola) Phillips, Louisville, Ky.,, Thomas (Mary) Phillips, Windham, Maine, and Jim (Ardith) Phillips, Cedar Falls, Iowa; and family friend, Selma Williams, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Arrangements are being handled by Davis Funeral Chapel.

The family suggests memorials to the Susan G. Komen Foundation and/or the American Cancer Society.

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