Mary Elizabeth Smith

March 23, 1939 ~ June 28, 2021 (age 82)


Former Hastings resident Mary Elizabeth (Yetman) Smith, 82, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at Sedona Winds, Sedona, AZ.    

Rosary will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7 at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 9 a.m. Thursday, July 8, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Fr. Douglas Daro officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m Wednesday with the family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Mary was born March 23, 1939, in Hastings, NE to Paul F. & Ella (Zitek) Yetman. She graduated from St. Cecilia High School in 1957 and received her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in 1974. Mary married Gary Duane Smith on August 3, 1957.

Mary worked in the oil and gas industry for many years. She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of the Americas all of her life. Mary enjoyed playing bridge, farming, and sewing.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Charles Yetman; and baby sister, Dolores Yetman.   

Gary Smith – Brighton, CO
Children & Spouses: 
    Terrence & Janice Smith – Onalaska, WI
    Cheryl Ferne – Brighton, CO
    Sandra & Gerald Diehl – Flagstaff, AZ
Grandchildren: 9
Great-Grandchildren: 7
Sister & Spouse:
Dorothy & Vincent Holloran – Rochester, MN



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July 7, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Chapel (Hastings)

July 7, 2021

7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Chapel (Hastings)

Mass of Christian Burial
July 8, 2021

9:00 AM
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
301 West 7th Street
Hastings, NE 68901

July 8, 2021

10:00 AM
Parkview Cemetery, Hastings

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