HUTCHINSON — Cheryl Cecilia Smith, 73, died March 31, 2017, at Brookdale Senior Living in Hutchinson. Born Dec. 17, 1943, at Denver, Colo., she was the daughter of Celina (Desmarteau) and Donald Jurgensen and James Merlin Smith. She was employed by Black Angus Steak Ranch for more than 20 years. She was known as the tiny lady who drove her 4-wheeled scooter around town.
Survivors include: two sisters, Linda Jones of Hutchinson, and Sandy Janky of Arlington, Texas; two nieces with whom she was raised, Terri Osborne and husband Richard of Ellinwood, and Tonni Bodine and husband Steve of Great Bend; and many other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Freda Smith, Betty Hejny, Beverly Herrod and Judy Cregger.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at Great Bend Cemetery with the Rev. Dick Ogle officiating. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials are requested to the Cheryl Smith Funeral Expense Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 4, 2017