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Margaret J. Smith

February 18, 1929 - January 25, 2018

Margaret Van Dyke Smith, 88, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on January 25, 2018. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 18, 1929.

Margaret was known by all as a caring mother who was deeply devoted to her family. She was seldom ever seen without a smile on her face and a cheerful word for all she met. She enjoyed swimming, boating, fishing, and dancing. She had many hobbies including, designing candy bouquets before they were as popular as they are today, creating floral candles, quilting, and writing. Margaret has had one book published and three others in the process at the time of her passing. She was a devout Christian and served where ever needed.

Margaret was the mother to five children. She is survived by her husband, Robert (R.J) Smith; her children, Christoper Lee, Terry Ann, Stephen Robert, and Mark Irwin; her siblings, Albert Van Dyke Jr. and Marie Stewart; her eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her son Gregory Michael.

A service will be held for Margaret on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7520 Madison Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227. Visitation will be from 12:00 P.M.- 1:00 P.M. with service to follow. Her final place of rest will be Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care.

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