Beatrice "Jo" Whitaker-Smith

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  • "It has been so many years but we still remember the great..."
  • "Dear Jodi and Dennis & family, The last time we saw Jo was..."
  • "We were all BLESSED by knowing(and being related to)your..."
    - Michael Swanson
  • "Your mom was a lovely lady. I enjoyed her very much and..."
    - Sue Svendsen
  • "Jody, Denny, Eric and Katy Jo - so sorry for your loss. ..."
    - Julia Scott
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Beatrice "Jo" Whitaker-Smith passed away in Vancouver, WA on April 18, 2011. Jo was born in Astoria, OR on July 4, 1916.
She was a WAC in WWII.
She enjoy Square Dancing, fishing at the coast and knitting and retired from BPA.
Jo was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her daughter Jody Benson and husband Dennis; grandson Eric Benson and his wife Triann; granddaughter Katy Jo Benson; great-grandchildren Emily and Daniel Benson; plus many other loved ones.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver, WA at 1pm on May 7th.
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Published in The Columbian on May 1, 2011
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