February 10, 1942 ~ July 2, 2022

Lana Craft Smidt

A memorial service and reception will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Redeemer United Church of Christ, 7415 Gin Road, Marion, Texas 78124. Interment of the ashes of Lana and Don Smidt will be private to the family.

Lana Jo Craft Smidt passed away much too soon on July 2, 2022, at the age of 80. She was born in Stanford, Texas on February 10, 1942, to Joe and Lavelle Craft. Lana graduated from Harlandale High School in San Antonio, Texas, in 1960. She continued her education at Southwest Texas State where she was a proud member of the original class of Strutters, which would lead her to adventures like dancing in the Inaugural Parade for President John F. Kennedy.

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