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Ganette C. Smith

April 30, 1948 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 73)


Ganette C. Smith, 73, of Mishawaka passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022.  Ganette was born in Elkhart, IN, on April 30, 1948, to the late Gano and Alice (Steinbrink) Smith.  She is also preceded in death by her brother, Paul G. Smith.  Surviving is her sister, Lynette Reed; nephews, Thad & Daniel Casey; niece, Sherry Smith; sister-in-law, Denise Smith; and special friends, Pam Michiels and Ann Tschetter. 

Ganette received her master’s degree and was an orchestra teacher for the South Bend Community School Corp for 21 years.  She was a member of the Elkhart, Terre Haute, Kokomo and South Bend Symphonies.  She loved to go horseback riding and play tennis.  She coached girls’ basketball and was an avid animal lover.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, where friends may visit from 5pm-7pm in Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Meow Mission, 2915 E Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46615.  

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Memorial Gathering
April 13, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hahn Funeral Home
505 W 8th Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

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