Maxine Helen Smith(1921-2012)

UNION CITY, Ind. -Maxine Helen Smith, 91, of 204 Staudt Drive, Union City, Ind., died Oct. 24, 2011, at  I.U. Health Ball Hospital, Muncie, Ind.

She was born March 20, 1921, in Greenville, Ohio, daughter of the late William and Anna Catherine Polei Riffle.

A homemaker and farmer with her husband. Maxine was a graduate of Greenville High School.

She is survived by her nephew, Mike (Christine Mote) Riffle of Orangevale, Calif.; great-nephew, Travis (Cathy) Riffle of Glendale, Ariz.; great-niece, Emily Riffle of New Orleans, La.; and special friends, Jim and Pat Mote of Union City, Ind.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Edward L. Smith, and brother Don E. Riffle

Graveside services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in Union City Cemetery Union City, Ind.

There will be no public calling hours. Reichard Funeral Home Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at


Published in The Daily Advocate from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2012