Betty Ann Smith

Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2013, 9:22 am
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Betty Ann Smith, 85, of Bettendorf, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Trinity Bettendorf.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Bettendorf. Private burial is at Davenport Memorial Park. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at McGinnis-Chambers, Bettendorf.
She was born April 5, 1927, in Davenport. She married Edward Smith on June 28, 1947.
Surviving are her husband; children, Jannine Givray, Michelle Connolly, Steve, Dave, Tom, Jeff; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Strohm, Moline.


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