Rosemary Hope Clamme (Smith)'s Family



Rosemary Hope Clamme (Smith) 14 APR 1917 - 19 APR 2011

Rosemary was born on 14 APR 1917 in Upland, Ind and died on 19 APR 2011 (age: 94) and was buried in Union Cemetery, Eaton, in] .
She was the daughter of John Henry Clamme (12 SEP 1876 - 4 FEB 1937) and Bessie Ethel Groves (Clamme) (22 OCT 1879 - 8 SEP 1935).

Rosemary was married to Loren Hubert Smith on 24 AUG 1941 in Hartford City, Blackford Co., Indiana.

Loren was born on 31 JUL 1916 in Grant Co., in and died on 17 FEB 1989 (age: 72) in Bonita Springs, Fl and was buried in Union Cemetery, Eaton, Indiana .
He was the son of Clarence Raymond Smith (APR 1893 - 1962) and Chloe Olivia West (Smith) (31 MAR 1891 - 1979).
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Husband - Hartford City High School - 1935 - Loren was born on 31 JUL 1916 in Grant Co., in and died on 17 FEB 1989 (age: 72) in Bonita Springs, Fl

Husband - Loren and Rosemary Smith, Jalene, Jack, Joseph and James. -
image courtesy of Jack and Jim Smith.

Son - James Melvin Smith
1942- - James was born on 11 MAY 1942 in Hartford City, Blackford Co., in

- Joseph was born on 12 AUG 1944 in Hartford City, Blackford Co., in and died in Hartford City, Indiana

Son - Jack Smith - Jack was born on 19 SEP 1947 in Blackford Co., Ind

- Jalene was born in Hartford City, Indiana

- John was born on 12 SEP 1876 in Blackford Co., in and died on 4 FEB 1937 (age: 60) in Blackford Co., in

Mother - 1897 - Bessie was born on 22 OCT 1879 in Blackford Co., in and died on 8 SEP 1935 (age: 55) in Blackford Co., in



Notes for Rosemary Hope Clamme (Smith)
was living in Hartford, City, Indiana in 2006.




Notes for Loren Hubert Smith
was also an accomplished livestock judge. Mostly of purebred swine.




Rosemary: Obituary
HARTFORD CITY--Rosemary Hope Clamme Smith, 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her son Jack's home at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday.

She was born in Upland to John H. Clamme and Bessie Ethel (Groves) Clamme. Both parents precede her in death. Rosemary graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1935. She graduated in 1937 from Ft. Wayne International Business College.

She married Loren H. Smith on August 24, 1941 in Hartford City. He precedes her in death on February 17, 1989.

Rosemary retired from Hartford City Paper Company after five years of service. She spent most of her life as a homemaker and a Blackford County farmer where she was the co-owner of Smith Family Farms. Along with her husband, Loren H. Smith, Rosemary was active as a seller and breeder of registered Duroc hogs and both were active in the Eastern Indiana Livestock Breeders Association. Loren and Rosemary also raised Polled Shorthorn cattle.

She was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in her younger years, where she was the past president and member of the Zion Lutheran Women and the past president of Church Women United. She was a lifelong honorary member past president of the Research Club and a member of the A.A.R.P. and former member of Eastern Star.

Rosemary will be sadly missed by her sons, James M. (wife-Barbara) Smith of Holland, MI, and Jack L. (wife-Sarah W.) Smith of Hartford City; daughter, Jalene Smith (friend-Heidi Gould) of Tenino, WA; grandchildren, Douglass (wife-Julie) Smith, Erik Smith, Heather (husband-Benjamin) Mack, Melinda Smith, Lori K. (husband-Mike) Musser, Amy M. Smith, Jonathon (wife-Dawn) Smith, Oren 'Ty' Smith, and Hannah M. Smith; great-grandchildren, Ellery Smith, Megan Smith, Claire Smith, Caleb Mack, Nathan Mack, Ashton Musser, Morgan Musser, Benjamin Musser, Quentin Smith, and Olivia Smith; daughter-in-law, Paula K. Smith of Hartford City; sister-in-law, Alta Smith of Hartford City; longtime friend of the family, Ole H. Fjeldstad of Kolbu, Norway; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Joseph R. Smith; brothers, Russell W. Clamme, Rowland H. Clamme, and John 'Raymond' Clamme; sisters-in-law, Lena Clamme, Martha Sue Clamme, and Gladys Clamme; and a grandson, Andrew Smith.

Funeral service for Rosemary will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church, 308 S. Monroe St., Hartford City, IN, with Rev. David Fleener officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Eaton, IN. Visitation will be from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City, and from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 308 S. Monroe St., Hartford City, IN 47348 or Family Hospice of Northeast Indiana, 265 W. Water St., Berne, IN 46711.

THE STAR PRESS FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011 PAGE 6A


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Rosemary: Death Certificate


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Loren:




Grandson - Andrew was born on 10 APR 1970 in Holland, Michigan and died on 10 JUL 1988 (age: 18) in Holland, Mi

Grandson - West Ottawa High School 1990 - Douglass was born on 18 MAY 1972 in Holland, Michigan

- Erik was born on 1 MAR 1974 in Holland, Michigan

Granddaughter - 2002 - Heather was born on 23 OCT 1976 in Holland, Michigan

Granddaughter - Melinda was born on 10 JUL 1978 in Holland, Mi

- Lori was born on 5 DEC 1966

- Amy was born on 5 SEP 1969

- Joseph was born on 28 MAR 1977

- Oren was born on 13 OCT 1981 in Delaware Co., in

- Hannah was born on 21 SEP 1985 in Delaware Co., in



- Russell was born on 8 OCT 1902 in Hartford City, Blackford Co., Indiana and died on 5 APR 1960 (age: 57) in Winter Park, Orlando, Florida

- Rowland was born on 10 JAN 1907 in Hartford City, Blackford Co., Indiana and died on 4 APR 1959 (age: 52) in Danville, Ill

- John was born on 22 SEP 1909 in Hartford City, Indiana and died on 23 SEP 1951 (age: 42) in Lafayette, Indiana

- Charles was born on 23 SEP 1902 in Blackford Co., in and died on 7 DEC 1986 (age: 84) in Muncie, in

- Harold was born on 19 MAY 1904 in Blackford Co., in and died on 1981 in Blackford Co., in

- Minne was born on 30 DEC 1906 in Blackford Co., in and died on 1988 in Blackford Co., in

- Edna was born on 5 JUN 1909 in Blackford Co., in and died on DEC 1990 in Blackford Co., in

- Howard Sr. was born on 26 AUG 1916 in Blackford Co., in

- Roy was born on 29 JUL 1920 in Blackford Co., in

- Alberta was born on 29 MAY 1908 in Blackford Co., in and died on 21 FEB 1995 (age: 86) in Blackford Co., in

- Margarite was born on 21 NOV 1908 in Blackford Co., in and died on 5 MAR 1987 (age: 78) in Muncie, in

- Ruth was born on 24 JAN 1911 in Blackford Co., in and died on NOV 2000 in Grand Rapids

- Paul was born on 13 AUG 1913 in Blackford Co., in and died on 13 JUN 1980 (age: 66) in Blackford Co., in

- Elmer was born on 10 OCT 1916 in Blackford Co., in and died on 8 OCT 1924 (age: 7) in Blackford Co., in

- Norman was born on 3 FEB 1920 in Blackford Co., in and died on 11 JUL 1975 (age: 55) in Indianapolis, Marion Co., in

- Elsie was born on 10 OCT 1925 in Blackford Co., in

- Luther was born on 18 NOV 1909 in Blackford Co., in and died on 28 APR 1987 (age: 77) in Bluffton, in

- Clarence was born on 16 MAY 1912 in Blackford Co., in and died on 25 APR 1967 (age: 54) in Blackford Co., in

- Lawrence was born on 19 SEP 1918 in Blackford Co., in and died on FEB 1986 in Marion, in

- Herbert was born on 2 JUL 1921 in Blackford Co., in and died on 26 NOV 1958 (age: 37) in Blackford Co., in

- Lloyd was born on 18 MAR 1929 in Blackford Co., in and died on 18 JUN 1977 (age: 48) in Blackford Co., in

- Ruby was born on 15 SEP 1912 in Blackford Co., in and died on MAY 1984 in Grove City, Pa

- Zella was born on 11 APR 1916 in Blackford Co., in and died on JAN 1990 in Blackford Co., in

- Delight was born on 2 NOV 1921 in Blackford Co., in

- Vonda was born on 10 SEP 1923 in Blackford Co., in

- Evelyn was born on 6 NOV 1929 in Blackford Co., in and died on ABT 1985 in Blackford Co., in

- Amelia was born on 15 JUN 1932 in Blackford Co., in



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