E. Alberta “Bertie” Smith, 90, Rochester, passed away at 1:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at her daughters’ home, with her family by her side.
On July 31, 1932, she was born in Bowdre, Ill.
On April 15, 1950, she and Richard Lee Smith were married in Rochester. He passed away on April 13, 1998.
Left to cherish Bertie’s memory are two daughters: Linda L. Kamp and Barbara (Mooch) Lewis, all of Rochester; one grandson; three great-grandchildren; sister-in-law: Violet (Roy) Fisher, Rochester; brother-in-law: Allen Ray Smith, Akron; numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; and grand-dog: Kiki.
Preceding Bertie in death are her parents: Roscoe and Grace Collins; beloved husband: Richard; four sisters and their spouses: Eva and Buryl Reese, Leota Parks, Edna and Howard Holloway, Mildred and Gary Emigh; three brothers and their spouses: Carl and Ruth Collins, Melvin and Gladise Collins, Merle Collins; father and mother-in-law: Sam C. and Hazel Smith; sisters-in-law and spouses: Betty and Jim Little, Alice and Earl Gaerte; and son-in-law: Max Wayne Grube.
Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, is handling arrangements.