Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 05:53:41 :
November 24, 1978
Section A, page 2
NELL M. SMITH
Private family services were held Wednesday at the Redwood Chapel for Nell M. Smith who died Monday at Novato Community Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was 90.
A native of Watcheer, Iowa, she came to Novato in 1950. Her husband, Dan Smith, precded her in death in 1941.
Mrs. Smith last made her home at 707 Diablo Avenue, with a daughter, Beth Doty.
Besides Mrs. Doty, she is survived by another daughter, Josephine Fisher of Rohnert Park; three sons, Robert Smith of Novato, Bill Smith of Des Moines, Iowa, and Dan Smith of Rohnert Park; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was also the mother of the late Vaun Smith and Margaret Smith.
Burial was at Mount Tamalpais Cemetery in San Rafael.
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