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Mae Smith

Mae Smith, 92, Beaver Dam, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Charleston House in Beaver Dam.

Visitation will be at Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Monday, March 12, from 10-10:50 a.m. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home Monday at 11 a.m. with Deacon Ed Cody officiating. Inurnment will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

Mae was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Horicon, to Thomas and Grace (Wilson) Karas. She graduated from Horicon High School, class of 1943. On Oct. 19, 1946, Mae was united in marriage with Virgil Smith in Beaver Dam and had been a Beaver Dam resident ever since. She was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish and had been active in the Catholic Women’s Society.

Survivors include her husband, Virgil Smith of Beaver Dam; four children, JoAnn (Tom) Helfert of Beaver Dam, Wayne (Beverly) Smith of Beaver Dam, Jeanine (Tom) Sachs of Shawano and Gary (Julie) Smith of Edgerton; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Mae was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Craig Smith; two brothers, Kenneth Karas and Alex Karas; and her sister, Irene Pomerville.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences or for directions and other information, visit