Elnora Smith

Elnora L. Smith

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Elnora Lorretta Smith, age 92, of Cassopolis, died peacefully Thursday morning, January 16, 2020 in the comfort of her family’s presence.

She was born February 17, 1927 in Lakeville, Indiana, one of twelve children of Joseph and Minnie Sheteron. She married Edward C. Smith September 11, 1949 in Gardner, Montana.

Elnora enjoyed bird watching, reading, and watching horror movies. She was active in her church and enjoyed fellowship. She loved her grandchildren and attended all of their school events.

Elnora will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by three daughters, Coreen (Richard) Osborn of Three Rivers, Karen Barnes of Jones, Tina (Sam Bainbridge) Smith of Jones; one son, David Joseph (Janice) Smith of Fife Lake, Michigan; ten grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; one sister, Betty Hershberger of Cassopolis; five brothers, Joseph (Lee) Sheteron of Antigo, Wisconsin, Clifford (Crystal) Sheteron of Grand Rapids, Paul (Ellen) Sheteron of Decatur, Roy (Mary) Sheteron of White Pigeon, Omer Sheteron of Constantine; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one granddaughter, Jenifer Shutes; four brothers, Donald Sheteron, Sr., Lowell Sheteron, Eddie Sheteron, Howard Sheteron; and one sister, Evelyn Bowman.

Family and friends will gather from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 202 North Broadway Street, Cassopolis.

Mrs. Smith will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Edward, in Poe Cemetery in Newberg Township.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online:
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals
    202 North Broadway Street
    Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 11:00am
    at the funeral home
    Address Not Available
    Burial will follow in Poe Cemetery, Newberg Township.


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larry blasius

Posted at 08:48am
blasius family so sorry for your loss prayers to the family

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Posted at 04:44pm
In loving memory of Elnora and her friendship from the family of Paul and Maxine Barnell, and from the Paw Paw MI fellowship meeting.
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Charlotte Ives

Posted at 01:33pm
I remember when i was younger I would go on church outings with her it was was fun and we got to spend time together I also remember that she would always make us hot milk before bed because it would relax us. To me these are the things I hold dear to my heart. I love you and I’m glad your at peace and with grandpa

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