Obituaries

Walter C. "Smitty" Smith 1913 - 2011 Bonner Springs

Services for Walter “Smitty” C. Smith Jr., 98, Bonner Springs, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Burial will be in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Smith died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at Medicalodges Eudora, in Eudora, KS.
He was born on March 10, 1913, in rural Leavenworth County, and had lived in Bonner Springs since 1939. He had worked for 32 years for the Vendo Company in Kansas City, Mo., retiring in 1975.
Mr. Smith was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Bonner Springs United Methodist Church and Bonner Springs Senior Citizens. He loved to travel with family and friends, visiting every state except Alaska and Florida.
Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Mae Fern Smith of the home; three children, Nancy Thomas, Silver Lake, Elaine (Richard) Brauer, Linwood, and Dwight (Sharon) Smith, Bonner Springs; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Medicalodges Eudora or the Bonner Springs United Methodist Church, sent in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.