Eleonore K. Smith, 87, of Wabash, passed away at 5:48 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at her residence. She was born on February 18, 1934, in Schweinfurt, Germany, to the late Johanne Mueller and Frieda V. Schaefer.
Eleonore married Forest E. Smith on June 11, 1967; he passed away on February 22, 2014. She worked at GenCorp for 15 years. Eleonore was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash and the Post 286 VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Wabash.
Eleonore is survived by two sons, Fred J. (Rose) Smith, of LaFontaine and Gerald Smith, of Wabash; one daughter, Kristl (Charles) Andrews, of Wabash; stepson, James E. (Jill) Smith, of Wabash; two brothers, Gerd (Karen) Mueller and Eduard (Rosie) Mueller, both of Wabash; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Saunders, one great-grandchild, Luke Schneider and three brothers.
An Oma Celebration will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 1727 N 300 E., Lagro, Indiana 46941.
Preferred memorials are to St. Bernard Catholic Church, 191 North Cass Street, Wabash, Indiana 46992.
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Eleonore K. Smith’s final arrangements.
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St. Bernard Catholic Church
207 N. Cass Street, Wabash IN 46992