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Beverly May Smith

January 8, 1932 November 9, 2018
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Obituary for Beverly May Smith

Beverly May Smith, 86, of Iowa Falls, formerly of Raymond died Friday November 9, at Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls.

She was born January 8, 1932, in Britt, the daughter of Lester and May (Peterson) Johnson Michelson. She married Vernon Smith June 28, 1950, in Garner. He died in 1987.

Beverly graduated from Britt High School in 1949 and was employed with Great Plaines Gas and Joe Thome Trucking as a secretary before retiring in 1989.

Survived by: 11 children, Susan (Galen) Eilers of Janesville, Janine (John) Greenwood of Ames, Les (Diana) Smith of Waterloo, Joel (Kathy) Smith of Waterloo, Becki (Joe) Draeger of Savage, Minn., Mark (Sue) Smith of Nora Springs, Laurie (Mike) Johnson of Pleasant Hill, Mo., Tim (Cindy) Smith of Conway, AR., Larry Smith of Evansadale, Randy (Kerry) Smith of LeCenter, Minn., and Andy (Melissa) Smith of Alden; 37 grandchildren; and 41 great grandchildren

Preceded in death by: her husband, Vernon; five siblings, Pauline Grieman, Raymond Michelson, Vivian Michelson, Allen Michelson, and Duane “Bud” Michelson; a granddaughter, Heather Johnson; and a grandson, Robert McIlrath.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 17, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Raymond with burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. Friday, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway.

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Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

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300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
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St. Joseph's Catholic Church

313 E. Central
Raymond, IA 50667

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313 E. Central Raymond 50667 IA
United States

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Lafayette Rd
Raymond, IA 50667

Lafayette Rd Raymond 50667 IA
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