Frances E. Smith, age 82, of Rolfe, passed away suddenly in her home on June 2, 2008.

Frances is being cremated, and a memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday June 7, 2008, at the Shared Ministry of Rolfe with Pastor Charles Miller officiating. Graveside rites will follow in Clinton-Garfield cemetery.

She was married to Ray A. Smith on March 31, 1945. They were married almost 62 years before Ray’s death on February 28, 2007.

Frances is survived by her four daughters: Kaye (Mike) Calligan of Altus, OK, Judy (Fred) Wayne of Omaha, NE, Diana (Jim) Sandvig of Rolfe, IA, and Becky (Albert) McMullin of Bellaire, TX, and one brother, Harlan of Carmichael, CA. There are also 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, Frances was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Estella Hash; brothers Harold, Terry, and infant twins; and one sister Helen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Fort Dodge.