Obituary: Beverly Smith
Beverly Smith, age 78, of Rhinelander, died November 27, 2015 at Ministry-St. Mary’s Hospital. She was born in Rhinelander on November 16, 1937 to Arthur and Leone (Somers) Kaphingst. Beverly was a lifelong resident of Rhinelander. She attended schools here and after her schooling she married Dale Smith in 1955. Together they enjoyed 47 years of marriage. Dale preceded Beverly in death on September 30, 2002. Beverly was a stay at home Mom and kept herself more than busy raising their six children. She loved taking care of them, cooking for them and providing for all they needed. Just behind her family in her heart were her animals and her garden. She will be missed by many. Beverly is survived by her five daughters, Jan Smith, Charlene Smith, Cheryl (Rick) Allen, Vickie Dalka and Cindy Smith; her son Alan Smith; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family and many friends. In addition to her husband she was also preceded in death by her parents, sisters Shirley and Connie and her brothers Robert, Arthur and Glen. Private family services will be held at a later date. You may leave your private condolences for the Smith family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is handling the arrangements for the Smith family.