Mary Smith, 63
June 6, 1951 -- April 27, 2015

Mary Smith (nee Krell), age 63 years, of West Bend passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 27, 2015.

She was born on June 6, 1951, in West Bend to Sylvester and Dorothy (nee Monday) Krell. Mary was raised in Newburg and graduated from West Bend High School, class of 1969. Mary married Don Smith at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg on May 2, 1970. She was employed with the West Bend School District as a special education teacherís aide for 26 years. She had previously worked at Amity Leather. Mary enjoyed traveling, reading, baking, scrapbooking, chasing after grandkids and spending time with family and friends.

Mary is survived by her husband, Don; children, Sara (Jeff) Baker and Ryan; and grandchildren, Maddison, Isabella, Callaghan and Ava Baker. She is further survived by her brother, Ellis Krell; sistersin- law, Judy Krell and Sharon (Ric) Jakobi; brother- in-law, Skip (Joann) Smith; and nieces and nephews, Tim Krell, Kerry Krell, Jason Krell, Amy Bova, Marla Arundle, Greta Arndt and Clinton Krell. Also survived by great-nieces and great-nephews and her canine companion, Bailey.

Preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Roger and Ron Krell; and brother-in-law Robert Smith Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend). Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, April 30, from 2 p.m. until time of Mass. Interment will take place at Holy Angels Cemetery. Memorials to the Holy Angels School Trust Fund would be appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend will be assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.