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Mary R. Smith

Mary Rita Smith, 86, Ramsey, died Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Born July 29, 1926, near Lanesville, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Marie Michols Richmer.
She was a retired bus driver for the North Harrison Community School Corp. and a member of St. Rita’s Alter Society and St. Bernard Catholic Church at Frenchtown.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. Smith; a daughter, Darlene M. Daviacs; a son, Charles Rusty Smith; and a brother, Forrest G. Richmer.
Survivors include a daughter Diana K. Prechtel of Ramsey; three sons, Robert W., Darrell E. and Gary Lee Smith, all of Ramsey; a brother, William A. Richmer of Corydon; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, May 21, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 22, after 8 a.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.
Funeral: Wednesday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Frenchtown with burial in the church cemetery.
The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205 or Hosparus of Southern Indiana, 624 E. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150.