DiAnn (Gingerich) Smith

Born: Fri., Feb. 22, 1957
Died: Thu., Jan. 12, 2012


Visitation

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 15, 2012
Location: Bethany School


Funeral Service

9:30 AM Mon., Jan. 16, 2012
Location: Bethany School


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DiAnn (Gingerich) Smith, 54, Logansport, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at IU Medical Center, Indianapolis. She was born to Henry J. and Mary L. Otto on Feb. 22, 1957. On March 13, 1975, she was married to Harley Gingerich.

Surviving are three daughters, Diann (Craig) Lyndolph, Stockport, Iowa, Marilyn (Dan) Kauffman, Bloomfield, Iowa, and Roseanna (Freeman) Yoder, Vatavia, Iowa; three brothers, Elmer (Treva) Otto and Marvin (Mary) Otto all of Kokomo, and Omer (Kathy) Otto, Greentown; three sisters, Jean (William) Jones, Norma Boyett and Nola Sue (Ernest) Shettlies, all of Memphis, Tenn.; and five grandchildren, Jeremy, Elaine and Emily Kauffman, and Mackenzie and Jadyn Lyndolph.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Friends and family may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Bethany School, 5169 N. 600 East, Greentown, with Raymond Herschberger officiating. Funeral services are 9:30 a.m. Monday at the school with burial in Christner Cemetery following the service.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Hasler and Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown, to assist with final expenses. Envelopes will be available at the school.  Hasler and Stout Funeral Home, Greentown, assisted the family with arrangements.

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Linda (Marner)Haynes
   Posted Mon January 16, 2012
I am so sorry for your families loss.Iwas a close friend of Dianns when we attened Howard school in the 5th grade and then Northwestern til 9th grade.I then moved to Sharpsville and lost touch with her,Iknew her as Anna Mae Otto.I will always treasure the laughs,the tears as well as the talks that we shared.She will always have a special place in my heart and she will be greatly missed,May God Bless all of you and my prayers and thoughts are with you.Sincerly,Linda (Marner)Haynes