Jane E. Smith, 75, of Epworth, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 7:09 p.m. at MercyOne, Dubuque.
Visitation for Jane was held from 2-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth, where a Rosary was held at 4 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Jane was held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Epworth, with the Rev. Michael Schueller Presiding. Mass servers were Leon Hammerand and Dominic Hammerand. Lector was Brother Curt Kedley. Eucharistic Ministers were Joan Auterman, Jim Hammerand and Judy Berger. Placing of the pall was done by Charles Smith, Matthew Smith and Cathy Isley. Giftbearers were Annette
Smith and Amy Smith. Burial was held in St. Patrick Cemetery in Epworth.
Casketbearers for Jane were Isaiah Smith, Spencer Smith, Peyton Smith, Mitchell Smith, Owen Smith and Anthony Isley.
She was born Nov. 24, 1943 in Cascade, daughter of Curtis and Mary (Schwendinger) Kedley. She was a graduate of Aquin High School in Cascade. On Sept. 16, 1967 she was united in marriage to Charles V. Smith at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Cascade. He preceded her in death Jan. 22, 2014. She worked at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque as a nurse’s aide, Pizza Factory in Epworth, In Home Care and Mt. Carmel, both in Dubuque.
She was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Epworth.
She is survived by three children, Charles (Amy) Smith, of Cedar Rapids, Matt (Annette) Smith, of Farley and Cathy (Brian) Isley, of Mediapolis; six grandchildren, Isaiah, Spencer, Peyton, Mitchell and Owen Smith and Anthony Isley; two sisters, Sharon (Ron) Kueter, of Dubuque and Karen (Lyle) Tritz, of St. Donatus; two brothers, Brother Curt Kedley, of Windsor, NC, Bruce (Sandy) Kedley, of Cascade; two sisters-in-law, Joan (Tom) Auterman, of Cedar Rapids and Cecelia Mattheissen, of Omaha, Neb.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and one brother-in-law, Ron Mattheissen.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com