Submitted by: Carole Tremaglio
CHARLES L. SMITH, MAKER OF CIGARS, DIES AT CHICAGO
Charles L. Smith of Chicago, formerly of Lincoln and a retired cigar maker here died at 7 p.m., Tuesday in that city. While a resident of Lincoln he was employed by the firms of Gaus and Stoll and with
The body is at Fricke Memorial home and arrangements are incomplete.
The deceased was born in Lincoln, Sept. 1, 1870, the son of John and Allie Kesner Smith. He married Minnie Davenport in Lincoln May 30, 1880 (sic) and she died June 2, 1942. He leaves the following
Harry L. Smith, Oria Smith, and Mrs. Mamie Bridges of Lincoln; Mrs. Velma Sanders and Mrs. Ella Vitlas (sic) of Euclid, Ohio; Clarence Smith of Bradford, Ohio; Miss Frances Smith and Frank Smith of
Chicago; and Emil Smith of Pawtucket R.I.. A sister, Mrs. Allie Sheley of Lincoln; a brother, Lewis Smith of Lincoln; 26 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren. Proceding him in death were two sons.
Smith was a member of Modern Woodman and the Cigar Makers Union.
--from Lincoln Courier, March 12, 1958 p 10
CHARLES L. SMITH
Services for Charles L. Smith will be at 2 p.m. Saturday from Fricke Memorial Home with Rev. E. H. Eckstein officiating. Burial will be in Union cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday
afternoon and evening.
--Lincoln Courier, Mar. 14, 1958