Karen Smith, 82, of York, NE, died Thursday, September 9, 2021 in York. A graveside service will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.
Karen A. Smith was born September 21, 1938 in Mitchell, SD to Edward and Alice Olga (Claus) Anderson. Karen and Cleo Smith were united in marriage on December 11, 1955 in Burke, SD.
Karen was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York, NE. She was a clerk at Deluxe Cleaners and also worked at Tropholz Bakery. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, dancing, crocheting, and loved animals.
Karen is survived by her husband, Cleo of York and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and four sisters.
Memorials may be directed to York Adopt-A-Pet.