Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
Complete Obituary
Dorothy Smith
  Dorothy A. Smith, 92, Minster, died at 1:30 a.m. Nov. 1, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Minster, to Louis and Caroline Lampert Bensman. On June 20, 1942, she married John W. Smith, who died April 9, 1994.
Surviving are a son, Steve (Brenda) Smith, New Bremen, and a grandson, Matthew Smith, Los Angeles.
Also deceased are a son, Mark Smith; a granddaughter, Heather; and siblings, Richard (Mary Ann) Bensman and Ruth (Joseph) Buschur.
She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, a Caring Minister of the church, a morning Mass monitor for 18 years, past president of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, charter and 10-year member of the Minster Area Life Squad, past treasurer and member of the ladies auxiliary of the Minster Fraternal Order of Eagles, Post 1391.
She was a retired kindergarten teacher at Minster Local Schools after 18 years. She enjoyed playing cards, being with her family and helping her friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Monday and 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Memorials may be given to the Minster Area Life Squad.
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