THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: June 19, 2013
Honey Delores Smaney, 72, of Lena died Friday, June 14 at her home.
Born to the late Albert and Alice (Peterson) Smaney on May 2, 1941 in Lena, she was an extreme Packer Fan and enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and canning. She was an excellent bartender and enjoyed spending time with her patrons. She also enjoyed having one with them after work.
Surviving are two sons, Doug (Janet) Smaney of Lena and Dean (Joey) Smaney of Green Bay; six grandchildren; two sisters, Verna Lambrecht of Pulcifer and Inez (Wayne) Hazelquist of Rhinelander; two brothers, Bill (LaVerne) Smaney and Charlie Smaney, both of Lena; two sisters-in-law, Sharon and Linda Smaney and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Norbert, Raymond and Don; a brother-in-law, Ervin Lambrecht; a sister-in-law, Shirley Smaney and very special friend Arlyn Prausa.
Friends and relatives called at Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home, Lena on Wednesday, June 19 from 9 a.m. until the time of the memorial services at 11 a.m. Deacon Walt Kaszynski officiated and she was placed to rest at Pine Hill Cemetery, Spruce.