Renita Jean Katz-Smith 55, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Marshall, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, in Clearwater, Fla.
Funeral services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wichita, with Father Eric Weldon officiating. Burial was at Resthaven Cemetery. A memorial has been established at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 202 West Harvey Avenue, Wellington, KS 67152.
Born Jan. 28, 1951, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Othur H. and Dorothy J. (Pace) Saylor. She was a graduate of Marshall High School and attended Missouri Valley College.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Joseph Smith; a brother, Steve Saylor. of St. Louis; two stepdaughters, Adrienne Katz-Schimming of Wichita, Kan., and Lissa Katz-Johnson of Kansas City, Kan.; five grandchildren; and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Katz.