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Obits > 1958 - Ruth Ann (Klobes) Smith

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinos
January 27, 1958 - Monday, pg 2 col 1
Mrs. Thomas A. Smith Dies, Rites Wednesday
Prophetstown: - Mrs. Thomas A. Smith, 53, died early Monday morning in the Morrison Community Hospital.  She had been ill for some time.
The body was removed to the Gardner Funeral Home where friends may call. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Methodist church, the Rev. Leonard Lowe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery.
Ruth Ann Klobes was born May 31, 1906, in Erie, the daughter of Paul and Clara Bruder Klobes.  She was educated in the Spring Hill and Erie schools.  She was married to Thomas A. Smith of Erie, in Morrison in 1927.  They moved to the Prophetstown community in 1941. She was a member of the Prophetstown Methodist Church.
Survivors are her husband, one son, Wayne, Prophetstown;  one grandson; and one brother, Earl Klobes, Morrison.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

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