Marguerite M. Smith


Marguerite M. Smith, 92, longtime Maxwell resident, passed away Sept. 6, 2013, at North Platte.
She was born Nov. 2, 1920, to Bernard and Frances (Kemper) Miller at Wellfleet. She attended school in Wellfleet and was united in marriage to Percy D. Smith on April 7, 1940. They made their home in Maxwell, where she was an assistant cook at the school for more than 32 dedicated years, retiring in 2001.
She was a member of the Legion Auxillary and Royal Neighbors Camping group.
Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn K. (Mike R.) Foust; her son, Robert P. (Linda C.) Smith, all of Maxwell; her grandchildren, Marguerite (Dre) Grandberry, Ginger (Larry Rivera) Foust, Richard Foust, Bobbie (Allen) Patz, and Dani Cumming; 10 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Gladys Forbes, of Wilson, N.C.; her brother, Marlin (Colleen) Miller, of Maywood; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, on Feb. 25, 1969; her sisters, Hazel Ling, Arlene Ingram and Phyllis Hilty; and her brothers, Bernard, Alvie, and Marvin Miller.
A memorial has been established. Online condolences may be shared at
Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Carpenter Memorial Chapel with Joe Sukraw officiating. Burial will be at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, at the funeral home.