Norma Jean (Smith) Kauk
Memorial services for Norma Jean (Smith) Kauk, 84, Custer County resident, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the First Church of God, officiated by pastor Roy Dobbs.
Mrs. Kauk died Saturday, April 12, 2014, in the Integris Clinton Regional Hospital. She was born Nov. 23, 1929, to Zora and Velma (Good) Smith in Shenandoah, Iowa.
Norma came to Oklahoma as a youngster and was raised in Arapaho where she attended school and graduated in 1947.
She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Clinton.
She was married to Eddie Kauk on March 7, 1953, in Butler. They made their home northwest of Butler where they farmed for several years. Her husband preceded her in death in 2005.
She was a member of the Butler Baptist Church and the Gingham Girls.
Preceding her in death were her parents; an infant daughter, Elizabeth Mae Kauk; and three brothers, Layton, Leroy “Rick” and Floyd Smith.
Survivors include her daughter, Marsha Kauk, of Butler; a sister, Jo Anne Smith, of Lawton; two brothers, Harold Smith, Lewisville, Texas, and Bill Smith, Arapaho; and several nieces and nephews.
By request, she will be cremated and will be buried at a later date in the Arapaho Cemetery, under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home, in Clinton.