Modesto Bee

December 18, 1999

Donna Susanne Oster Smith

March 27, 1959 -- Dec. 16, 1999


Donna Suzanne Osterhout Smith, 40, of Planada died Thursday at Sutter Merced Medical Center, Merced.

Mrs. Smith was a native of Merced. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Gold Star Wives. She served in the Marines Corps.

She is survived by her mother, Helen Osterhout of Planada; sisters, Patricia Osterhout Hester of San Jose and Janis Osterhout Williams-Meeker of Oklahoma; and brothers, Ronald Keith Osterhout of Arkansas and Gary Allan Osterhout of Montana.

A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stratford Evans Merced Chapel, Merced. Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel.

Remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association, 4948 N. Arthur, Fresno 93705.