2017-05-18 / Obituaries

GLADYS BLANCHE SMITH

1925-2017

Gladys Blanche Smith, age 91, of Pine Ridge of Hayes Senior Living, Sterling Heights, died Sunday December 4, 2016 at Henry Ford Hospital.

Gladys was born on October 27, 1925 on a farm near Harbor Beach to the late Robert and Louise (Reisner) Hansky.

She attended Hillside Country School, Harbor Beach for 8 years, Foch Intermediate School ninth and tenth grades, Southeastern High School eleventh and twelfth grades, both of Detroit. Gladys married Russell Gene Smith July 22, 1950.

She worked at the Veterans Administration in Detroit for 35 years retiring on February 16, 1981. She was Chief Operations Section.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Alice Rink, Doroetha Kautz, Elouise Klaski and one brother, Ralph Hansky; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Gladys will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach, with Rev. Ron Schultz officiating. Burial will take place in Rock Falls Cemetery.

Memories can be shared at: www.RamseyFH.com.

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