Conroy Funeral Home

Katherine Louise Smith



Service: 10:00am Tue. April 6th, 2021
Location: St. Raphael Catholic Church
SMITH, Katherine Louise, 86, of Springfield, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 31, 2021 surrounded by family and loved ones. Katherine was born August 28, 1934 in Jackson, Michigan to William and Eunice (Hatch) Cobb. She centered her life around spending time with family, and enjoyed gardening, sewing, bird watching and traveling. Survivors include six children, Stephen (John Wigington) Smith, Sharon (Greg) Wano, Sandy (Larry) Schnitzler, Sue (Rocky) Craycraft, Sheila Rue and Sonia (Bob) Hackathorne; 10 grandchildren, Jeremy (Gwen) and Seth (Amanda) Wano, Brady (Megan) Schnitzler, Jesse (Kimberly) Spriggs, Sarah and Allen (Hannah) Craycraft, Nicole (Jesse) Roberts, Tonya (Ron) Smith and Cassie and Daniel Hackathorne; 9 great grandchildren, Evelyn, Charlie, Conner, Caroline, Wyatt, David, Julyssa, Reagan and Nathanael; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, David in 2001; and four siblings. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Raphael Catholic Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her name to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.


Beautiful memories endure, as we send our love and prayers to the Smith family.

- Patsy Fouch, Monday April 5th, 2021

My heart is so saddened with the loss of your mother. She was definitely a favorite in my life. My prayers are with you all. We are all so fortunate to haved her in our lives.

- Pam Allen, Saturday April 3rd, 2021

My heart is saddened by the passing of Mom Smith.So many precious memories. My love goes out to my second baby. Heaven gained an Angel❤❤

- Robin Goudzwaard, Saturday April 3rd, 2021

My heart is saddened by the passing of Mom Smith.So many precious memories. My love goes out to my second family. Heaven gained an Angel❤❤

- Robin Goudzwaard, Saturday April 3rd, 2021

Our sincere condolences for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

- Ken & Cyndy Kehr, Friday April 2nd, 2021

Mrs. Smith was such a sweet sweet lady. She befriended our mother after our fathers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all her loved ones.

- Leslie Wigington-Johnson, Friday April 2nd, 2021

My deepest condolences go out to you and your family during this difficult time. You’ll always remember how it felt to laugh with her and be loved by her. I hope those memories will bring comfort in time. My heart goes out to you all. Sending you all continued prayers and love.

- Lisamarie Shover , Friday April 2nd, 2021

I loved momma Smith. She always had a smile and a hug for me when I needed it most through my difficult teen years. She loved her family so deeply. My thoughts and prayers are with all of those that loved her.

- Mo Sweeney Murray , Friday April 2nd, 2021