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Leonora Beth Smith Predmore -- Rochester

Mrs. Predmore

ROCHESTER -- A memorial service for Leonora Beth Smith Predmore, 85, of Rochester, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Marion Church of Christ, with the Rev. Ken Greene officiating. Burial will be in Marion Cemetery.

Mrs. Predmore died Wednesday (Feb., 1, 2006) in Sunrise Cottages where she resided the past month.

Leonora McCaleb was born June 15, 1920, in Northome, Minn. She attended the old Marion school and graduated from Rochester High School in 1938. She was a homemaker, a child-care provider for many years and active in Marion Church of Christ. She was a member of the WCTU. She married Donald L. Smith on Oct. 1, 1939, in Marion Church of Christ. Mr. Smith, a carpenter, died in 1971. She married Seth "Buck" Predmore in Tucumcari, N.M., in 1982. He is a retired farmer.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Donna (Jerry) Riemersma of Rochester; a son, Randy (Shawna) Smith of Soldotna, Alaska; a stepdaughter, Carol (Gary) Thompson of Northern Minn., and a stepson, Bruce (Kathy) Predmore of Dover; two grandchildren and 11 stepgrandchildren; a number of stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Joanne (William) Sullivan of Rochester and a brother, Alexis (Margaret) McCaleb of Tucson, Ariz. She was also preceded in death by two brothers.

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Friends may call for one hour before the service at the church.

Macken funeral Home of Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

The family prefers memorials to Alzheimer's research at Mayo Foundation or the building fund of Marion Church of Christ.

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