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Mr. Donald L. Smith

1930 - 2008 Obituary Condolences
Donald L. Smith, 78, of Alamogordo, passed away Monday, June 9, 2008, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces.
He was born March 4, 1930, in Waterford, Mich., to Arthur and Della (Wagoner) Smith. He was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He retired from General Motors after 33 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Reginald Smith; and a sister, Betty Moran.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carmen (Torres) Smith, of the family home; two daughters, Linda Henderson and Debra Duby, both of Albuquerque; a granddaughter, Erica (Duby) Alvarado, of Las Cruces; two great-grandsons, Christian and Giovanni Alvarado, of Las Cruces; sisters-in-law, Mary Gonzales, Helen Malone and husband Chino, Katie Leon and husband Ray and Nancy Ball and husband Al; his sister, Mary Ann Tryon; and a brother, Tom Smith, both of Michigan.
Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, June 13, 2008, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Bryant Hausfeld, celebrant.
Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard.
Cremation will take place locally at PCS.
The Smith family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from June 11 to June 26, 2008
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