Beate M. Smith, age 62, passed away on 27 October 2018 at her home and is now with her Heavenly Father. She was born on 24 August 1956 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Beate graduated from Kerchensteiner School for Floral Design and Marketing. Beate loved working with flowers, crafts, traveling, taking pictures, painting, nature walks but most important was her love of and dedication to the family. Beate is survived by her husband: Charles Smith; daughters: Melanie Smith Wendlandt and Stephanie Smith; mother-in-law: Joyce M. Smith; sisters: Ute Rosera, Elke Tomaro and Ingrid Lorenz; son-in-law: William Wendlandt; brother-in-law: Jeffrey Tomaro. She is further survived by numerous nephews, nieces and other relatives. Beate was preceded in death by her parents: Manfred and Anni (Krispin) Augustin, and her sister Monika Wolf. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Beate’s life will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 4-6 p.m. at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Manawa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Hospital. Beate will be missed by all that knew her but is now with God and her loved ones that preceded her. You will be missed each and every day but will always be with us in our hearts and memories. The family chain is broken but as God calls on us the chain will become one when we meet again.