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Miranda A. Smith July 6, 1915 - Sept. 15, 2008

LITCHFIELD -- Miranda Alvina Smith, 93, of Litchfield, died Monday at the Meeker Memorial Hospital.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church in Litchfield. Burial will be in Lake Ripley Cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are by the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

She was born July 6, 1915, in Eden Township, Stearns County, to Edward and Emma (Blaurock) Kelm. She grew up and received her education in the Eden Valley area.

She married Harry Smith on Jan. 16, 1936, and they made their home in Litchfield. She cleaned offices and homes in the area and helped the families with many household duties. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children: Harriet (and Duane) Prieve of Litchfield, Duane (and Noni) Smith of Dassel, two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one sister: Lilian Wendroth of Eden Valley.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter: Phyllis Smith; and an infant son: Delmar.