ida mary smitherman

SMITHERMAN, Ida M. Passed away on January 14, 2011 at age 92. Ida worked at Italian Swiss Colony for 30 years and retired. She also worked part-time at the family restaurant, Catelli's The Rex, in Geyserville. She and her first husband helped start the first Little League Baseball team in Geyserville. In retirement she packaged bus tours to casinos and resorts from Europe, Canada, Hawaii, Mexico, and all over the U.S. Ida was predeceased by all her siblings: Andrew Sodini, Rose Modena, Mary Buffi, and Virginia Catelli, and by her nephew, Adrian Sodini. She is survived by her remaining nieces and nephews: Gloria Blackwell, Dawn Steiner, Ronald Buffi, and Richard Catelli. After time for viewing, a service will start at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 26th at Fred Young Funeral Home, 428 N. Cloverdale Blvd. in Cloverdale. Arrangements under the care of: FRED YOUNG FUNERAL HOME 894-2540 - See more at: