Smith, Barbara Mae
October 9, 1930 - January 6, 2021
Age 90. Barbara was born to parents, Joseph and Elsie (Koenig) Polzin in Blair, NE. A graduate of Omaha South High School. Barbara was a waitress and head chef at Caniglia's for 25 years, a Platteview school bus driver for 25 years, and a member of First Baptist Church-Bellevue for 50 years. Barbara was a faithful servant to the Lord and witnessed to many. There was nothing she wouldn't do to help a complete stranger. She lived an amazing life and was loved by everyone!
Preceded in death by husband of 38 years, David L. Smith; sons, Ricky Joeheim and Del Stokes; and granddaughter, Jessica Smith. Survived by children, Dianna Blakely (Steve) and Ashley, Nancy Stokes, Nancy Erickson, David Smith, and Jim Smith; sisters, Elaine Jerman, Donna Burke, and Janet Polzin; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Friday, January 15, 4-7pm, First Baptist Church, Bellevue, 112 East 23rd Avenue, Bellevue. CELEBRATION of LIFE SERVICE following CDC guidelines: Saturday, January 16, 10:30am, First Baptist Church, Bellevue. Interment: Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to First Baptist Church-Bellevue. To view livestream of the service go to www.fbc-bellevue.org
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Published by Omaha World-Herald on Jan. 10, 2021.