Blanche L. Steinmann Smith, 94, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Blanche L. Steinmann Smith, 94, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Michael Stoerger will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.

Friends and family are invited to Blanche's Life Celebration at a visitation from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Smith was born March 26, 1921, in Springfield, Mo., to Oscar Herman and Ada Lee Wright Calicotte.

She was married to Andrew F. Steinmann in 1937 in Hannibal, Mo. He preceded her in death. She later married Henry Smith in 1974 in Springfield, Mo., and he also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Herman F. Steinmann (Mary) of Billings, Mo., and Daniel L. Steinmann (Sherri) of Hannibal, Mo.; one daughter-in-law, Becky Steinmann of Monroe City, Mo.; stepdaughter, Virginia Winningham (Jim) of Lexington, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Walter Calicotte; one sister, Velma Williams Dryden; one son, Dwight H. Steinmann; and seven infant brothers and sisters.

Mrs. Smith previously worked as an office clerk for Gasper's Cleanerama on Fourth Street in Hannibal. She loved to write poetry and even won some awards. Some of her favorite times were with friends and family. She loved to cook and was a talented baker known for her bread and pastries. Blanche also enjoyed her dogs that were faithful companions over the years. Pink was Blanche's color, and jewelry and beads were always part of her wardrobe. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Northeast Missouri Humane Society, in care of the James O'Donnell.

Pallbearers will be Mrs. Smith's grandsons, Sean Steinmann, Aaron Steinmann, David Steinmann, Todd Steinmann, Bryan Steinmann and Troy Noland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Williams, Elbert Willett and Donnie Willett.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com