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Mark Edward Smith 1953 - 2011

POSTED April 30, 2011 7:46 p.m.

HOISINGTON — Mark Edward Smith, 57, died April 27 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita. Born May 8, 1953, in Hoisington, he was the son of Charles and Ruby (Payne) Smith. He was a lifetime resident of Claflin.

Mr. Smith was of the Southern Baptist Faith.

Survivors include a brother, Danny Smith of Great Bend; a sister, Cindy Smith of Claflin; three nephews; and five great nieces.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday at the Claflin Cemetery with the Rev. Ryan Alexander officiating. Friends may visit from 3-8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, all at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington. Memorials are suggested to the Claflin Ambulance Fund in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at


Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home*

P.O. Box 146; 415 N. Main

Hoisington, KS 67544

(620) 653-4165

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 1, 2011

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