Donna Dorothy Smith, 95, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa died Friday, July 24, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. Private family services will be held on Thursday, July 30th at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Burial will follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Public visitation will be on Thursday, July 30th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the Cedar Memorial Chapel. The private funeral service will be live streamed on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. and may be viewed at: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/12249234
. As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is encouraged.
Survivors include her son Jerry (Donna) Caldwell of Arlington, Texas; and a daughter Judy Phelps of Lisbon, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Harold L. “Smitty” Smith, son-in-law, Chuck Phelps and siblings, Ruth, Lois, Wilbur, Gladys and Marvin.
Donna was born on June 03, 1925 in Quasqueton, Iowa. She married Harold L. “Smitty” Smith in 1952 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Donna retired from Wilson’s Meat Packing Plant. She had a great sense of humor and was great at telling jokes. Donna enjoyed garage sales, embroidering fishing, boating, going to the casino and traveling with Smitty in their RV throughout the United States. Her greatest joy however was the time spent with her beloved family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.