Alice L. Smith

by piperadmin | December 4, 2017 11:39 am

Rossville—Alice L. Smith, 92 of Rossville, passed away peacefully Friday, December 1, 2017 at Vintage Park in Holton.  She was born at Nehawka, NE. the daughter of Raymond and Christina Waldo.

Alice married William “Bill” Smith Sr. on May 2, 1942.  He preceded her in death on June 8, 1997.  She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Smith; a daughter, Mary Kelly; her brother, Ken Waldo.

Survivors include her four children, William “Bill” (Genita) Smith Jr., Topeka, Jeanette Baker, Hoyt, Walter (Julie) Smith, Mayetta and Stu (Heather) Smith, Pinetta, FL; a sister, Ruth McBurney, Branson, MO; a brother, Virgil Waldo, Topeka; 18 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Rossville Christian Church.  Mrs. Smith will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the church.  Interment will be in the Rossville Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossville Senior Center and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. To read a full obituary or to leave an online condolence please go to

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