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Lowan Olive Smith

January 1, 1935 — January 16, 2024

Pinehurst, Idaho

Lowan Olive Smith, 89, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on January 16, 2024 at Pacifica of Pinehurst in Pinehurst, ID, where she had resided for a number of years. Lowan was born on January 1, 1935 in Watertown, SD a daughter of Harry Noecker and Olive (Nord) Noecker.

Lowan attended schools in Watertown, SD and later married James Smith on February 20, 1953 in Coeur d’Alene, ID.  She was a stay at home mom and raised her children, Debbie, Scott, and Lori. She enjoyed life, especially spending time with family, friends, as well as playing bridge and golf.

In addition to her parents, and husband, James. Lowan is preceded in death by her sisters, Delaine and Marlene; and a brother, Loyal.

Survivors include her children, Debbie (Wayne) Kovash of Post Falls, ID, Scott (Gail) Smith of Post Falls, ID, and Lori (Dennis) Gerger of Grants Pass, OR; grandchildren, Angela Edminster, Tyson Kovash, Cory Smith, Megan Kucera, Diane Scott, Elizabeth Peightal, Beth Finney, Shelby Gerger, and Darren Gerger; as well as 22 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service for Lowan will be held on Monday, January 22, 2024, 11:00 AM at Shoshone Funeral Services, 106 S. Main St., Kellogg, ID.

Memories of Lowan and messages of condolence may be shared with her family online at Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, is assisting the Smith family with arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lowan Olive Smith, please visit our flower store.

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