Irene Harriet McCartney
Smith, 101 |
Dec. 17, 1914 — Jan. 20, 2016
Irene Harriet McCartney Smith, 101, of West Bend, died Jan. 20, 2016, at Cedar Bay West Assisted Living at the Cedar Community in West Bend.
A memorial service for the immediate family and Cedar Community friends will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Cedar Bay Chapel with the Rev. Kathryn Kuhn as the officiant.
Irene was born Dec. 17, 1914, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Albert Joseph and Harriet (Fuller Secor) McCartney. She was married to the love of her life, William Lewis Smith of Milwaukee, on Nov. 12, 1935, in her parents’ home in Tulsa.
She is survived by her children, Lewis (Carol) M. Smith of Fond du Lac and Susan (Howard) R. Westfahl of Menomonee Falls; grandchildren, Scott (Jennica), Kirk (Amy) and Chad (Beth) Westfahl, Pamela (Ron) Cramer, Kimberly (Kevin) Braatz, and Christine (Tim) Langille; great-grandchildren, Zachary, Alexandria, Hunter, Mitchell and Brady Westfahl, Elly, Abe and Cal Laggis, Samuel and Lara Cramer, William, Elijah and Claire Braatz, and Sophia and Carson Langille; and nephews, Robert, James and Thomas McCartney.
Irene was preceded in death by her
husband of 67 years, Lewis; her parents, Albert and Harriet; her sister,
Louise Marks; and her brother, Joseph McCartney. Irene was devoted to
her family and as such was an excellent cook, seamstress and hostess.
She and her Lewie moved to the Cedar Community Campus in 1979 and most
recently she served the Cedar Bay West residents as liturgist for weekly
chapel services. Irene was a member of Fifth Avenue United Methodist
Church of West Bend.