Rose Smith, 82, of Bozeman passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. She was born in Gallatin Gateway on September 11, 1930 to Edward and Daisy (Poor) Smith.
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She married Roger Smith on August 3, 1948 in Helena, and they spent 64 wonderful years together.
She was a loving mother and grandmother, and this was a great part of her life. Rose and Roger loved to travel during the winter and explore various southern states and Mexico.
She was fun loving and loved to fish, camp and observe wildlife.
The most important times in her life involved family. She was always making sure everyone was happy. She was a very special woman who was loved and will be missed by her family and friends.
Rose is survived by her husband, Roger; and her sons, Roger (Debbie) Smith and Doug (Linda) Smith; brother, Ed Smith, George Smith, Larry (Pat) Smith, Joe (Hazel) Smith, Ted (Janey) Lawrence, and Chuck Smith. Also surviving are lots of nephews and nieces and brother in-law Bud Anderson.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Catherine "Boots," Lila Anderson, Shirley Torres; brother, Bill Smith; brother-in-law George Smith; sister-in-laws Pat Smith and Patty Smith.
Visitation will be at Dokken Nelson Sunset Chapel from noon until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Funeral Services at Dokken Nelson Sunset Chapel will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10. Interment will follow at Sunset Hills Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. www.dokkennelson.com
Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
113 South Willson Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Oct. 7, 2012