Mildred Evelyn Smith

March 29, 1925 - November 10, 2023

MARCH 29, 1925 – NOVEMBER 10, 2023

On November 10, 2023 at 9:15pm, Mildred passed away at the Grace Hospital at the age of 98 years.

Predeceased by her Husband William Duncan Smith, Son Grant William Smith, daughter Patricia Evelyn Clarke (nee Smith) and Great Grandson Tosh Clarke Plouffe. Mildred is survived by her children, Pam Heintz (Dennis), Gary Smith (Carol Ross), and Virginia Smith; son-in-law Robert (Bob) Clarke; Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, Catharine Clarke, Tosh, Tiernen and Taggert Plouffe; Colleen Clarke, Samuel and Maggie MItani; William (Bill) Clarke (Lisa McKinney), Easton, Ella and Grady Clarke; Brad Heintz (Margo McIver) Kiver, Mason and Richter Heintz; Matt Heintz, (Kristen McLaren), Drake and Gavin Heintz, Jill McConnell (Edward), Barrett McConnell; Amy Stevenson (Chad), Talia and Natasha Stevenson.

Mildred was born March 29, 1925 in Winnipeg Manitoba to Albert and Evelyn Longstaffe. She grew up in East Kildonan with her brothers Ted, Gordon and Fred. Mildred attended Lord Wolseley and Riverbend School (Balmoral Hall) and was married to W. Duncan Smith on April 24, 1946.

A kind, honest and incredibly brave human, Mildred was also a caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend.

She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her. May she Rest in Peace.

No service requested; a private family celebration will be held. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery in the family plot.


When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me,
I want no rites in a
Gloom filled room.
Why cry for a soul set free?
Miss me a little, but not too long
And not with your head bowed low.
Remember the love that
We once shared,
Miss me, but let me go.