Sept. 30, 1940-Feb. 6, 2018
NORTH MANKATO – Mass of Christian Burial for Harriet Ferne (Cherp) Smishek, 77, of North Mankato will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, North Mankato. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at North Mankato Mortuary. Visitation will continue one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Memorials may be given to Mayo Hospice, VINE, or Special Olympics of MN.
She died peacefully at her home Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
She was born Sept. 30, 1940, to Harry and Ferne (Madoll) Cherp in Tyler.
Survivors include her six children, David, Brian and Neal of North Mankato, Danna Smishek of Plymouth, Darcy Cline of St. Peter, and Jason of St. Louis Park; two grandsons; one brother, William Cherp of Ivanhoe; and two sisters, Mary Milionis of Sun Lakes, Arizona and Marlene Stenlund of Grand Rapids.