Longtime Cosmopolis resident Helen Smith went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Helen was born in Hibbing, Minnesota, on November 21, 1922. She moved to Aberdeen in 1941 and married Charles E. Smith in Aberdeen on June 14, 1946. He passed away in 2007.
Helen was a member of the Cosmopolis Gospel Chapel. She had many talents such as oil painting, knitting, crocheting and sewing. Family was very important to her and she was a very loving and caring mother and grandmother. She is survived by two daughters, Charlene (Larry) Carl of Cosmopolis, and Dianne (Bob) Burns of Shelton; sister, Louise (Larry) Kehn of Aberdeen; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles; her mother, Anna Tuomisto; and sister, Edna Johnson.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Cosmopolis. Don Norkoski will officiate. A message of condolence or a story may be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com . Arrangements are entrusted to Fern Hill Funeral Home, Aberdeen.