Elaine E. Smith
1927 - 2006
Elaine E. Smith, 78, of Watertown, joined her husband
in heaven on
Funeral services will be held at Saturday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Watertown with the Rev. Stephen Savides officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watertown.
Memorials may be directed to First Congregational
United Church of Christ,
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements.
Elaine was born
Elaine was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Watertown, where she was a member of the adult choir, had directed the children's choir, and was on the board of Christian education. She had also been a Brownie leader. Elaine will be forever remembered for her beautiful singing voice.
Her other passion in life was genealogy, and she was a member and officer of the Dodge/Jefferson Counties Genealogy Society from its inception. She spent more than 20 years tracing her family lines and helping others in their quests.
Elaine and Clarence were two of the original members of the Wisconsin Camping Association and its Watertown Chapter.
Family was the most important part of her life and she will be greatly missed by her four children, Annette (Karl) Wolf of Watertown, Richard "Dick" W. Smith of Watertown, Betty (Jim) Siedschiag of Monroe and Diane (Keith) Benson of Mount Horeb; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; a niece, Barbara (Greg) Wise of McFarland; a brother-in-law, George H. Smith Sr. of Oconomowoc; a sister-in-law, Esther Flater of Watertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence
Her family wishes to thank Dr. Bruce Cochrane, Dr. Eric Miller and the staffs at Zinzendorf Hall in Watertown, Remembrance Home and Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam for all the care and kindness given during these last years of her life.
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