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Celia Katherine Smith

June 1, 1952 August 27, 2018
Celia Katherine  Smith
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Obituary for Celia Katherine Smith

Celia Katherine Smith, 66, of Lincoln, our oldest sister moved on to higher ground surrounded by love on Monday, August 27, 2918. Born to Dr. Henry and Elizabeth (Bush) Smith on June 1, 1952 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Cece graduated from UNL with three undergraduate degrees focused in Education and Child Development. She was a dedicated employee to Red Lobster in Lincoln with a prized 40-year service pin. Cece gave back to the community in many ways, volunteering at many October Boo at the Zoo, providing daycare and lots of hugs to children in foster care, fellow employee’s children, and her own nephews.

Devoted aunt who enjoyed all of her nieces and nephews. She found time to be an avid walker, knitter reader, movie and music lover. Thank you Cece for being the one and only you with such a caring heart and soul. Thank you to our new-found friends at The Havelock Manor, Nurse Janine and her outstanding employees for all their supportive loving care bestowed on our sister and family!

She is survived by her sister, Ellie (Gerald) Graf, nephews, Ben (Robin) Graf, Jacob Graf, great-nephews, Hudson, Gunnar, niece, Kelsey (Michael) Echerd, great-nephew and niece, Asher, Libby, brother, Alan Smith, nieces, Katie Beth (Brandon) Fiagle, great-nephew, Theo, nieces, Hannah, Cassie Smith, nephew, Zachary Smith, youngest sister, Ann (Scott) Schroeder, nephews, Brandon D. Smith, William (Jen) Bennett.

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Event Information

Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

Memorial Contribution

Ronald McDonald House

Lincoln Public Libraries

Havelock Manor

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church

Habitat For Humanity


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