Former Hastings resident Mary Elizabeth (Yetman) Smith, 82, passed away Monday,
June 28, 2021, at Sedona Winds, Sedona, AZ.
Rosary will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7 at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian
Burial will be 9 a.m. Thursday, July 8, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Fr.
Douglas Daro officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation
will be 1-7 p.m Wednesday with the family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the family. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
Mary was born March 23, 1939, in Hastings, NE to Paul F. & Ella (Zitek) Yetman. She
graduated from St. Cecilia High School in 1957 and received her Bachelor’s degree from
Colorado State University in 1974. Mary married Gary Duane Smith on August 3, 1957.
Mary worked in the oil and gas industry for many years. She was a member of St. Cecilia
Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of the Americas all of her life. Mary enjoyed
playing bridge, farming, and sewing.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Charles Yetman; and baby sister,
Husband: Gary Smith – Brighton, CO
Children & Spouses: Terrence & Janice Smith – Onalaska, WI
Cheryl Ferne – Brighton, CO
Sandra & Gerald Diehl – Flagstaff, AZ
Sister & Spouse: Dorothy & Vincent Holloran – Rochester, MN