Diana Lee Smith

February 3, 1952 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Diana Smith Obituary

Diana Lee Smith, 71 years old of North Judson, Indiana, passed away Friday, November 24, 2023 in Knox, Indiana.

She was born Sunday, February 3, 1952 in LaPorte, Indiana, Daughter of the late Edward Henricks and the late Janice(Dankert) Henricks.

On July 27, 1974, Diana married the love of her life William "Bill" Smith.

Diana was a 6th grade school teacher for 34 years at North Judson Jr. High School.

Diana retired in June of 2010 to enjoy life with her husband and family.  Diana and Bill bought a second home in Lake Placid, Florida, where the enjoyed many activities with their new addition of friends that they called their second family.  Diana and Bill attended the United Methodist Church of North Judson and Community Church of God of Lake Placid, Florida.

Diana enjoyed baking and playing games with her grandchildren, riding the motorcycle with her husband, selling tickets at the school sporting events, playing cards at the American Legion and campground, crocheting and those extra special moments with her daughters.

Diana will be missed by many but will always leave her fingerprint.

Surviving are Daughter, Marilouise(Susan) Almeda of Kawkawlin, Michigan, Daughter Jessica(Keith) Pingel of North Judson, Indiana, 4 grandchildren: Draven Angel, Cameron Almeda, Lilly Almeda and Kyle Almeda, Brother, Donald Henricks of Knox, Indiana, Brother, Leo(Julie) Henricks of North Judson, Indiana, Sister, Janet(Goble) Conley of North Judson, Indiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Smith and  parents Edward and Janice Henricks and two angel babies.

Friends will be received 10 AM till time of service at 1 PM, Saturday, December 2  at the Braman & Bailey Funeral Home, North Judson, Indiana.

Services will be held at Braman & Bailey Funeral Home, Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 1 PM with  Rev. Sean Johnson officiating.


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December 2, 2023

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Braman and Bailey Funeral Home
6020 S. Oakwood Ave
North Judson, Indiana 46366

Concluding Service
December 2, 2023

1:00 PM
Braman and Bailey Funeral Home
6020 S. Oakwood Ave
North Judson, Indiana 46366


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