May 6, 2013

Helen L. Smith


— Helen L. Smith, 95, Logansport, passed away at 9:11 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Logansport. Born April 9, 1918, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Nora J. (Leydet) Fettig. On June 15, 1938, in Logansport, she married Howard C. Smith, who preceded her in death Feb. 24, 1987.

Helen was a homemaker. She formerly attended Grace Fellowship Church, and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family.

Surviving is one daughter, Judy Walters and husband Tom Kasch, Logansport; granddaughter, Elizabeth Hopkins, Lafayette; great-grandson, Lucas Hopkins, Lafayette; sister-in-law, Julia (Ralph) Strubbe, Greenfield; nephew, Daniel J. (Debbie) Fettig, Peru; niece, JoEllen (John) Austerman, Mooreland; and several great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Harold J. Fettig.

A funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gundrum Funeral Home, with Pastor Ryan Lewellen officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Logansport. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to the Pisgah Christian Church. You may sign the guestbook and leave online condolences at

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