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Mary Jeanette Smith

Friday, December 14, 2001

Mary Jeanette Smith

Mary Jeanette Smith, 72, died Thursday (Dec. 13, 2001) at her home in McCook.

She was born July 19, 1929, on a farm near Haigler to Frank Ernest and Mabel Maude (Leech) Bullock. She graduated from Haigler High School in 1946.

On April 12, 1947, she married Donald Melvin Smith at Benkelman. They farmed north of Haigler until moving to McCook in 1968. She was a homemaker, and helped her husband on the farm as well as with their wholesale retail business. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, Donald of McCook; one son, Melvin Eugene and wife, Diane of Yetter, Iowa; one daughter, Patricia Ann Fortkamp and husband, Duane of McCook; one brother, Ernest Bullock of Brookfield, Wis.; two sisters, Lila Mae Frauenkron of Atwood, and Edith Zweygardt of Englewood, Colo.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be Monday, 10 a.m., at the Carpenter Breland Chapel in McCook with the Rev. Carl E. Pullmann officiating. A private inurnment service for the family will be at a later time.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.