Regina Sophia Smith, age 97, of Brainerd, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Regina was born in Swanville to Herman & Anna (Koenig) Meschke on December 24, 1920. She married William John "Hoop" Smith on September 1, 1940.
Regina was a loving and devoted mother. She dedicated her life to her family. Regina dropped everything she was doing when a visitor came. She made all her children’s friends feel loved and welcome, she was very motherly to everyone. Regina was an excellent seamstress.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Jeff (LuAnn) of Baxter, Penny Johnson of Richfield, Jack (Gaylene) of East Gull Lake and Tami Lu Smith of Brainerd; grandchildren: Lisa, Kelly, Kyle, Tim, Elliott, Nicole, Giselle, Heather and Matthew; 16 great grandchildren.
Regina is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hoop; brother, Harold Meschke; sisters: Lydia Johanson, Martha Trampe and Gertrude Smith; son-in-law, Carl Johnson; grandson, Nathan Smith.
Funeral service for Regina will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3PM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home - BRAINERD CHAPEL. Visitation and refreshments will be held one hour prior to the service, Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Caring for Regina & the Smith Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
BRAINERD CHAPEL 218-829-3581