Obituary: Lydia Smith

Lydia Anne (Pagel) Smith passed from this earth peacefully on July 1, 2018, in Conway Springs, after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was born in Wichita on Sept. 22, 1949, and she is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years, Duane “Smitty” Smith; daughter-in-law, Patty Love; grandchildren, Brittany Love (31), Derek Love (30), Bernadette Love (25), Spencer Love (24) and Brooke Love-Amsink (22); and brothers, Barry and Donald Pagel.

Linda will be remembered for her laugh, love of family, animals, travel, photography and quilting.

A family memorial will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Erker’s Barn in Conway Springs.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Sumner County Humane Society at www.sumnerhumane.org. Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Garden Plain, is in charge of arrangements.