Karen Smith Obituary

Karen Andersen Smith
Karen Andersen Smith

June 28, 1939 - July 31, 2017
Born in Mantua, UT
Resided in Mantua, UT
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Karen A. Smith
June 28, 1939 - July 31, 2017

Karen Andersen Smith was born June 28, 1939 the third daughter of Edwin L. and Hilda Andersen. She passed away July 31, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer.
Karen married Ben U. Smith January 9, 1965 they were later sealed in the Logan LDS Temple. Together they raised three sons: Kyle, Alan and Jeff and one daughter Katie.
Karen was a proud BYU graduate, she followed the family tradition and dedicated her life to nursing. She worked in many capacities during her career, which took her from California, Salt Lake, Ogden and to Brigham City. Karen worked delivery, ICU, ER and worked with the Red Cross for many years. She had a special love for the nursing profession and encouraged others to pursue it. She was a mentor to many.
Karen loved her mountain home in Mantua and all of her beautiful flowers. Her motto was “everything deserves a chance” from flowers, to people. She welcomed all with open arms and a giving heart.
Karen was active in the LDS Church and served in many capacities. Her favorite was chorister for she loved music.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Alvarene Warren, brother Kay, and her sweetheart and eternal companion Ben.
Karen is survived by her children: Kyle (Sharon) Smith; Alan (Sandy) Smith; Katie (David) Flinders and Jeff Smith. Her sister Pauline (Lamoine) Anhder, 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews who considered her a second Mom.
To know Karen is to love her - she will be sorely missed by so many.
Funeral services will be Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mantua 1st Ward Chapel, 237 S. Willard Peak Rd., Mantua, UT.
Viewings will be Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, UT and Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Church.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.




Myers Mortuary - Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
August 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mantua 1st Ward Chapel
237 South Willard Peak Road
Mantua, UT 84324
August 5, 2017
11:00 AM
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