Nancy E. Smith, 66, Mentone, passed surrounded by her family at 3:15 a.m. Friday, May 28, 2021, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 13, 1954, in St Joseph County, to the late Charles and Marilyn (Gross) Smith.
She was a graduate of Elkhart High School and attended Ivy Tech of Warsaw. Nancy had worked for Dexter Axle of Elkhart, Starlite Corp of Pierceton, as well as the Cardinal Center of Warsaw. She was a member of the Mentone United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, tending to her animals and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Nancy is survived by her daughters: Eldora and husband Brandon Fore, Rochester, and Brittney and husband Jeffery Oswalt, Mentone; sons: Timothy Rohm, Mentone and Shawn and wife Samantha Nine, Mishawaka; grandchildren: Kodi Holle, Dale, Aaron, Brandon, and TJ, Marisa, George Jr., Shawn, Eric, Domenic, Alex, Camdyn, Kaycee, Brayden, and Isabell; brothers: Jerry and wife Jody Smith, Danny and wife Cathi Smith, Jerry and wife Nancy Carter and Mark Carter; sisters: Sharon Smith and Marshall Sheetz,, Wilma and husband Dave Mathes, Tabbetha and husband Todd North, Linda Carter, Michele Quebedeau, Glory and husband Jeff Clark, Jacquelyn and husband Ronald Windbigler, and Alicia Smith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chuck and Edna Smith and Marilyn and Jack Smith, grandson, Anthony, and brothers: William Smith, Paul and wife Linda Carter.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Hartzler Funeral Home 305 W. Rochester St.,Akron, with Pastor Gary Loy officiating.
The interment will take place in the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone, Indiana following the service.
Visitation hours will be from noon- 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.
Memorial contributions can be made in Nancy’s memory to ASPCA.