Lortis Joanne Ruth (nee Smith), age 58, of Fridley, June 23, 1944 - April 10, 2003. Preceded in death by son, Brent. Survived by husband, Dennis; daughter, Lorna (Kelly) Gustafson; parents, Douglas & Margaret Smith; grandchildren, Adam, Brennan, Christopher and Shaun; sisters, Sally (James) Engebretsen, Beverly (James) Nelson; brother, Douglas (Victoria) Smith II; 2 nieces; 3 nephews; aunts, uncles, many cousins and friends. Services Tuesday 11AM Shepherd of the Hill, 145 Engler Blvd, Chaska. Reviewal 1 hour prior to service at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Wagner Funeral Home 952-492-3366

Published on April 13, 2003

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