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Obituary: Smith, Arlyne Margaret

SMITH, Arlyne Margaret

Arlyne Margaret Smith was born to Orville and Clover Robinson in Ohio in 1937.

She met her husband, Verne Smith, a sailor in the Navy, while working in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1957.

Arlyne was known as a giver, willing to help others, making them feel like a part of the family.

She was always an awesome risk taker.

None of us would be around if she hadn’t turned around and picked up a sailor on the side of the road.

Arlyne is survived by her husband Verne; their daughters Vicki Foreman and Sandy Norman; and son Kevin Smith; six grand children and four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, mother and sister Phyllis Ritchie.

There will be a Celebration of Life for Arlyne on April 16, 2016, 11am, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 9706 N. Division St. Spokane, WA 99218

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to:
The Alzheimer Association to support Vascular Dementia Research
Comfort Zone Camp, a bereavement camp for children to help them cope with grief from the loss of a parent or sibling:
20695 S. Western Ave. Suite 145, Torrance, CA 90501.

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