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Obituary: Smith, Lillian (Hoffman)

Age 89

SMITH, Lillian (Hoffman) (Age 89) Was born December 11, 1923 and passed away February 14, 2013. She was the youngest of seven children born to Henry and Katherine E. (Bier) Hoffman. She lived the majority of her life in Ritzville and attended school there. Lillian was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a dear friend to many. Lillian was a talented seamstress and artist. She loved crafts and to bake cookies; which were enjoyed by many. She loved trips to the ocean and a casino now and then. Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters: Louise Athey, Anna Derr and Laura Martin, three brothers: Albert, Carl and Lawrence Hoffman, a son: Robert Wells, an infant daughter, son in law Gene Schell and husband Wilford Smith. She is survived by a daughter, Laura Schell of Ritzville, Grandchildren: Monica (Dale) Tillman of Kennewick, Linda Allen of Ritzville, Peter (Christina) Leno of Wasilla, AK, Brook (Micah) Butts and Jack (Heather) Wells of Colville; 15 great grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. At her request no services are planned. DANEKAS FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY-Ritzville.