Doris E. (Roth) Smith

Died: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 19, 2018
Location: United Methodist Church Mt. Zion

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Wed., Sep. 19, 2018
Location: United Methodist Church Mt. Zion

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Doris Elaine (Roth) Smith, 87, of Holmen and formally of Boscobel, passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side on Tuesday August 28, 2018. She was born on August 6, 1931, in Mt Zion, Crawford County Wisconsin.  The daughter of Walter E. and Dora M. (Sherrick) Roth.  She married Melvin A. Smith on June 1, 1950 at the United Methodist Church in Boscobel. They farmed together for 40 years and then moved west to Montana to follow their dreams of living in the mountains. They enjoyed living in Livingston Montana until Melvin died suddenly on September 27, 1991.  Doris moved back to Wisconsin to be closer to family and friends.  She will be remembered for her love of Jesus and for baking and delivering angel food cakes to celebrate friends and families birthdays throughout the years.

She is survived by a son Stanley (Christine) Smith  of Holmen; two grandchildren, Tanya Sullivan of Holmen and Nicholas Smith of Miami Fl; three great-grandchildren, Cayden, Jayden and Teagen Sullivan of Holmen. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Ruby Ritchie, and a brother Walter Roth.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday September 19, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. at the United Methodist Church Mt. Zion.  Pastor Stan Pegram officiating. Burial in the Haney Ridge Cemetery, Crawford County.  Friends may call on Wednesday September 19, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at the United Methodist Church in Mt. Zion. The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family.  Online condolences can be sent to

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Rhoda A Wellner
   Posted Thu September 06, 2018
My mom, Marlene, was so sad to hear of Doris' passing and sadly my mom passed on Wednesday. I am very sorry for your loss. Doris was a good friend to my mom. Mom was sad she hadn't been able to attend her recent birthday party.

Terri Zielke
   Posted Fri September 07, 2018
My condolences to you and your family. Ruby Jones was my grandmother. Your mother was such a good friend to my grandma. I will always have fond memories of your mom.

judy krachey
   Posted Fri September 14, 2018
our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Edward Roth
   Posted Tue September 18, 2018
Such a great lady. Our thoughts & prayers are with you, Stanley and Christine, and all her family and friends.

Stephen and LaVon Roth

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