Beth A. Hrabak Smith, 52, died Thursday, November 7 in her Mount Vernon home with her family by her side. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, November 12 at St. John the Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, by Reverend Jack Flaherty. Beth is to be buried in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Lisbon.
Beth is survived by her husband, David of Mount Vernon; four children: Abigail (Colby) Newkirk of North Liberty, Alex Smith of Hiawatha, Jenna and Haley Smith, both of Mount Vernon; 2 grandsons: Logan and Liam Newkirk; her father, Dennis Hrabak of Cedar Rapids; 3 siblings: Nick (Dawn) Hrabak, Stacy (Bob) Davis, Jeremy (Janet) Hrabak, all of Cedar Rapids; and her many pets.
Preceding Beth in death were her mother, Lorraine Hrabak, grandparents, special great-aunt Florence Steiner and father-in-law James Smith.
Beth was born March 11, 1961 in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Dennis and Lorraine Vosatka Hrabak. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1979 and attended Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids.