Page Smith, mother of Lanesboro woman
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 5:22 AM
Page Smith, 97, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Season's Hospice in Rochester.
She was born March 19, 1916, to James Oliver and Lottie Mae Martin in Green City, Mo., the ninth child of 11 children. She graduated from high school in Green City and then married Carl Harold Smith. They moved to Riceville, Iowa, and then to LeRoy, where he managed the LeRoy Grain Elevator and she managed their home. They were married 65 years. After retirement, they spent winters in Sebring, Fla., and their summers in LeRoy.
In 2007, she moved to Madonna Towers Independent Living Center in Rochester.
She was a year-round golfer and was pleased to achieve a "hole in one" on two different occasions during her golfing days. She enjoyed playing bridge and for many years belonged to clubs both places she lived. She was also a gardener of vegetables and flowers and was a longtime member of the LeRoy Garden Club participating with many items in their annual garden shows.
She is survived by her daughters, Patty (Dennis) Harvey of Lanesboro and Karen (Cedric) Schutz of Rochester; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Carl, in 1996; a daughter, Peggy Ann Leuck; and son-in-law, Michael Reno Leuck.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, July 6, at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy. Burial was in the LeRoy Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, can be made to Season's Hospice and the Volunteer Firemen or Ambulances Services of LeRoy.
Condolences may be left online at hindtfuneralhomes.com