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Phyllis Smith

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Sept. 27, 1933 - Feb. 16, 2010

CAMBRIDGE -- Phyllis Smith, 76, died Tuesday (Feb. 16, 2010) at Methodist Hospital.

She was born Sept. 27, 1933, to Bessie Ogorzolka and Bill Downey. She grew up on a farm south of Cambridge, attended Cambridge schools and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1951.

On May 3, 1952, she married Paul "Bud" Smith. She lived on a farm southeast of Cambridge, helping her husband and managing the farm business.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bessie Ogorzolka and Bill Downey.

Survivors include her husband, "Bud" of Cambridge; two sons, Randy and wife, Joan Smith of Kearney, Mo., and Ron and wife, Heidi Smith of McCook; one brother, Bill Downey of Scotts Bluff and four grandchildren.

Memorial services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cabridge. Burial to follow at St. John's cemetery in Cambridge.

Memorials may be left in her name at Lockenour - Jones Mortuary of Cambridge, which is in charge of the arrangements.