Age 89, of St. Paul Died on February 22, 2014 Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and the loving staff of Little Sisters of the Poor. Preceded in death by parents, William and Rose Silk; husband, Richard; brother, Edward Silk; and son, William Smith. Survived by son, Brother Robert Smith, FSC of St. Paul and daughter Beverly Brackey (Steven) of Forest City, Iowa; three grandchildren, Timothy (Maria) Smith, Angela (Eric) Froistad, and Norman Brackey; four great grandchildren, Benjamin, Lucy, and Luke Smith and Jack Froistad; sisters-in-law, Lorna Smith and Gayle Smith. Visitation 4-8 PM Wednesday, February 26 at O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home (575 S. Snelling Ave. St. Paul 651-698-0796). Mass of Christian Burial 10:30AM Thursday, February 27 at Little Sisters of the Poor (330 S. Exchange St. St. Paul) with a visitation starting at 9AM until the time of Mass. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred and encouraged to Little Sisters of the Poor.