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Frances  "Candy" Smith
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Obituary for Frances "Candy" Smith

Frances M. “Candy” Smith, 66, of Oneida, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 8, 2017. She was born February 5, 1951 in Keshena, WI to Gordon and Elda (Nunway) Dickie. On October 7, 1995 Candy married Melvin Smith at Holy Apostle Episcopal Church. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1997.
Candy was an LPN for the Oneida Health Center for many years. She enjoyed playing darts with her dart team, volunteering for K-runs, but above all else she loved being with her family especially her grandchildren.
Candy is survived by her daughter Shannon Hernandez and her children: Daniel E. Hernandez, Natasha Zamora-Hernandez, Homero Hernandez, and Airen Sanchez; son James Smith; and daughter Samantha Smith and her children: Emmett, Everett, Priscilla, and Elliott; her mother Elda Dickie; and her sisters Shirley Dickie, Pauline (Reg) Madsen and Alice (Jim) Eclactor. She is further survived by her nieces and nephews; and brothers and sisters-in-law: Elizabeth (John) Dennison, Charlene Kasee, Cecil (Minetta) Smith, Rose (Harvey) Thompson, Valarie (Jerry) LaPlant, David Smith, Michael Smith, Selma Smith, Malpahis (Jenny) Smith, Jr, Earl Smith, and Verda (Kim) House. Candy was preceded in death by her husband Melvin; father Gordon, Sr; brother Gordon, Jr; and her brothers and sisters-in-law: Judith Ann Smith, Terry Smith, Jerry Smith, and Joan Smith.
Family and friends may visit on Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at RYAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 305 N. Tenth St, De Pere. Oneida Hymn Singers at 6:30 PM. Visitation will continue on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM with Oneida Hymn Singers at 10:30 AM and a service at 11:00 AM with Vicar Rodger Patience officiating. Please visit to send condolences to Candy’s family. In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.
The family would like to thank aunt Shirley, Uncle Duck, Melanie, Heather, Sammie and friend; uncle David; aunt Verda; and Randy & Geraldine Parker for being there to help the last few days.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory

305 N. Tenth St
De Pere, WI 54115

Hymn Singers 6:30PM





11:00 AM
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory

305 N. Tenth St
De Pere, WI 54115

Visitation after 9:30AM at funeral home.


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