Mary Lou TenBusschen Smith, age 83 of Lima and formerly of Portage, Michigan, died at 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2013 at home. She was born August 9, 1930 in Kalamazoo, Michigan; to the late Christian A. and Alice A. Hodge TenBusschen. On November 9, 1951 she married Frederick S. Smith who survives.
Mrs. Smith is a retired pharmaceutical secretary with the UpJohn Company. She enjoyed playing BINGO and bird watching.
Survivors include 2 daughters – Carol A. (Daniel) Ronken of Lima; Donna L. (Larry) Lawrence of Naperville, Illinois; 4 grandchildren – Amy Lawrence, Paul Lawrence, Darrin Ronken, and Kelly Lawrence.
She was preceded in death by a brother – Robert A. TenBusschen.
Graveside service will be in Ft. Custer Cemetery, Battle Creek, Michigan, at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice, 730 W. Market St., Lima, OH 45801.