Born: 31 Aug 1914
Died: 14 Jun 1988
At the age of: 73
Spouse: Margie Udy Smith, Sophie Crosland Smith
Children: Albert, Sandra, Julie, Marjean, Baby
ALBION – Albert P. “Jake” Smith, 73, Albion, died Tuesday, June 14, 1988, at Minidoka Memorial Hospital in Rupert.
He was born August 31, 1914, at Malta, the son of Samuel N. and Vernice Osterhout Smith.
He married Margie Udy Nov. 10, 1937. She preceded him in death Dec. 23, 1971. He married Sophie Crosland in Elko, Nevada, on August 12, 1972.
He was a farmer and rancher in Malta, and moved to Albion after his retirement. He received his education in Malta. He served with the CCCs and helped build the road between Stanley and Boise. He was active in the community, helping start the Raft River-Malta Volunteer Fire Department. He was…[missing]
He was preceded in death by his first wife, a daughter, and two sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon Friday, June 17, at the Malta Ward Chapel with George Darrington officiating. Burial will be in Malta Cemetery.
Friends may call at Hansen Mortuary Chapel, Rupert, Thursday afternoon and evening and at the church in Malta one hour prior to the services on Friday.
The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.
In Memory of
Albert P. “Jake” Smith
August 31, 1914 – June 14, 1988
Malta LDS Ward Chapel
12:00 Noon Friday, June 17, 1988
George Darrington, officiating
Family Prayer: S.N. Smith
Opening Prayer: Don Chandler
Vocal Solo: Donnie Hill “Green Green Grass of Home”
Life Sketch: Dean Gunnell
Vocal Solo: Donnie Hill “Silver Haired Daddy of Mine”
Speaker: Charlie Ward
Closing Prayer: Kim Smith
Meditation & Accompanist: Carol Smith
Interment: Valley View Cemetery, Malta, Idaho
Dedicatory Prayer: Bob Smith
Active Bearers: Kay Hill, John Souza, Duane Hutchison, Randy Tracy, Gale Bortz, Jim Crosland, Earl Galliher, Dwight Maughan
Honorary Bearers: Justin Souza, Robert Crosland, Wallace Crosland, Darwin Crosland, Roy Crosland, Jake Maughan, Earl Worthin, Richard Crosland
Floral Arrangements: Malta LDS First Ward Relief Society