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Everett "Bob" L. Smith

January 16, 1937 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 82)

Everett “Bob” L. Smith, age 82, of Garrett passed away on March 6, 2019 at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn. 

He was born on January 16, 1937 in Anderson, Indiana to Ralph and Annamay (Gray) Smith. 

Bob married Demaris “Dode” A. Jordan on February 17, 2015 in Yuma, Arizona.  She resides in Garrett. 

Over the years Bob worked for No-Sag Products in Kendallville for 17 years, Warner Gear in Auburn for 7 years and he was an electrician for the City of Garrett for 21 years retiring in 2003.

He was a member of the Laud Christian Church in Laud, Indiana.  Bob helped start the St. Martin’s Healthcare in Garrett and he also served as a volunteer at St. Martin’s for many years.  He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, games on the computer and being in nature. 

Survivors include: 

His wife; Demaris “Dode” Smith of Garrett.

Daughter and son-in-law; Brenda and Mark Marks of Butler.

Son and daughter-in-law; Mike and Opal Smith of Butler.

Step-son and daughter-in-law; Marv and Marge Foster of Auburn.

Step-daughter and son-in-law; Barbara and Jeff Hanson of Auburn.

Step-son; Mike Foster of Jackson, Michigan.

Step-son; Jim Foster of Jonesville, Michigan.

5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife; Mary (Wagner) Smith, 3 brothers and 6 sisters.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn.  Additional visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service on Saturday.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

Officiating the funeral service will be Minister Art Herrick.

Burial will take place in Christian Union Cemetery in Garrett.

Memorials may be St. Martin’s Healthcare, 1359 South Randolph Street, Garrett, Indiana 46738.

Condolences may be sent to the family at 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home of Auburn. 

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