Ladine Agnes Smink (nee Matelsky), 78, of Elyria, died Monday, February, 10, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain. She was born April 5, 1935 in Elyria and was a resident of Elyria and Elyria Township most of her life.
She attended Elyria Catholic High School, was a member of New Life Full Gospel Ministries in Elyria, Elyria V.F.W. #1079 Ladies Auxiliary and Elyria American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 12. Her hobbies included ceramics and crocheting.
Ladine is survived by a son, Christopher Smink of Tupelo, Mississippi; daughter, Kim Sanchez of Clearwater, Florida; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Marianne Osterman of Elyria; and a brother, Charles Matelsky of Sheffield Lake.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Smink in 2007; parents, George and Adeline Matelsky; and a brother, William Matelsky.
A memorial service for the family will be held in the spring. Inurnment will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, was in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, visit www.dickenfuneralhome.com