Katie Rose Smith

It is with heavy hearts that the families of Katie announce her passing at Rosewood Village on July 10th, 2015. Katie was born in Nelson on April 14th, 1924.

She is predeceased by her husband Bob Smith, parents Sam and Alice Thompson and brothers Fred, Bill and Louie.

Katie is survived by son Bob ‘Butch’ Smith (Margaret), daughter Karen Johnston (Marvin) and son Roger Smith; her grandchildren, Roger, Kris, Tim, Darren, Ashley, Adam and Cassidy, two great-grandchildren, Reene and Kaine as well as many nieces and nephews and her sister-in-law Marion Thompson.

“The nicest place to be is in someone’s thought”. Mom, you will always be in all of our thoughts for the rest of our lives!!

The families would like to thank the staff of Rosewood Village for their loving and professional care of Mom who resided there ever since the facility opened. She definitely felt at home – God bless all of you!!

Cremation has taken place, a private family graveside service be at a later date. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at www.myalternatives.ca

As an expression of sympathy, donations to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Katie will be greatly appreciated by the family.


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