Emily E. Smith

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Emily E. Smith, 70, Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Mill Pond Health Campus.

She was born on April 11, 1943, the daughter of Steven and Helen Komgenick.

Emily graduated from Stilesville High School in 1961 and went on to graduate from Indiana Business College.

She had worked in the Putnam County Auditor's Office as well as for IBM before becoming a machine operator at Leer (IAC). She retired about 10 years ago.

Emily loved flowers and gardening as well as decorating for the holidays. She also enjoyed cooking.

Survivors include her two daughters, Summer Shelton and husband Chris of Brownsburg and Melanie Sheldon and husband Herschel of Greencastle; six grandchildren, Natalie Shelton, Erin Shelton, Jack Shelton, Kyle Sheldon, Cody Sheldon and wife Chelsea and Chrissy Funk and husband Kyle; and three great-grandchildren, Kyra, Malachi and Collin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Steve Komgenick, half sister Ruth Ann Komgenick and stepmother Jesse Komgenick.

Private family graveside services are being handled by Grinsteiner Funeral Home, Indianapolis.

In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to make donations to their favorite charities in Emily's memory.