Birth date: April 11, 1927
Death date: February 07, 2012
Virginia Sophie Smith, age 84, died Tuesday at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center under the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice. Mrs. Smith was born in Chicago on April 11, 1927 to the late John and Anna Wodarski. On August 28, 1948, she married Albert Vern Smith in Chicago, IL. He survives. The couple lived in Chicago then moved to Antigo in 1973. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and also worked at the canning factory, Weinbrenner Shoe Factory, and area potato farms. Mrs. Smith enjoyed making crafts. She especially loved ceramics. She loved the company of friends and family and playing cards. She was also fond of trips to the casino. She was a member of SS. Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter Donna Siegman of Antigo; 4 sons, David (Rinda) of Phoenix, AZ, Donald (Joan) of Wausau, Robert (Donna) of Sheboygan, and Michael (Debbie) of Phoenix, AZ; 20 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters and a son-in-law Ronnie Spencer. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at SS. Mary & Hyacinth. Father William Brunner will officiate. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Strasser-Roller Funeral Home with a parish wake service at 4:00. A second visitation will be 9:15-10:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Queen of Peace Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday form 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strasser-Roller Funeral Home and Saturday from 9:15am until 10:15am at the funeral home.
Funeral mass will be held at 10:30am at Ss. Mary & Hyacinth's Catholic Church.
Interment will be in Queen of Peace Cemetery.