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Norma Smith, 90, Waupun

January 15, 2019 GMT

Norma A. Smith, 90, Waupun, died peacefully at home Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Norma was born Sept. 14, 1928, in the town of Greenwood, to Albert and Mary (Jindrick) Novy. On Sept. 6, 1950, she married Merrill W. Smith at First Congregational Church in Hillsboro. They moved to Waupun in 1952 where they resided until her passing.

Survivors include her husband of 68 wonderful years, Merrill; her three sons, Steven (Nancy) Smith of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, Richard (Lori) Smith of Waupun, and Thomas (Paula) Smith of Menasha; her brother, Arnold Novy of Hillsboro; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ernest and Arthur Novy; an infant sister, Anna Novy; and her grandson, Scott Smith.

A funeral service will be conducted at Union-Congregational Church in Waupun on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert G. Sherwood officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun. There will be a fellowship luncheon at the church following interment at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Union-Congregational Church in Waupun would be appreciated.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is serving the family. Visit wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for more information and to send condolences.