Leone R. Smith
CURTIS -- Leone R. Smith, 98, died Friday (Nov. 16, 2001) at Sunset Haven Nursing Home in Curtis.
She was born Oct. 13, 1903, in Frontier County to Leo and Sophia (Siegel) Dold. She graduated from Curtis High School.
She married Don "Rock" Smith. Together they owned and operated Rock's Photo Shop in Curtis for many years. After he preceded her in death in 1941, she moved to Colorado where she was employed by the Bureau of Reclamation for many years until her retirement. She returned to Curtis in March 1999, and has lived at Sunset Haven since that time.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rock in 1941; three sisters, Twila, Esther and Veda; and one brother, Manford Dold.
Survivors include one sister, Mayme Dodson of Curtis; and five nephews, Don Dodson and wife, Sharon of Chadron, Leon Dodson and wife, Vicki of Thorton, Colo., Willis Dodson, Howard Dold and wife, Pat, and Allen Dold and wife, Teri, all of McCook.
Graveside memorial services and inurnment will be today, 2 p.m., at the Curtis Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Blase Wetzel Funeral Home of Curtis is in charge of the arrangements.