MARTHA JOHNSON SMITH

January 9, 1926 – August 29, 2018

Martha was born in Mohall, ND to Mike and Marie Solar. She married Harold Johnson and in the 1950’s she moved with Harold and their three children to Federal Way, WA.

Martha began work as a teller in the new Peoples Bank and worked her way up to become manager. Peoples Bank was taken over by US Bank which now exists in that location. Martha married Howard Smith of Ranger Boats in 1995. She was a charter member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Federal Way.

She was preceded in death by her parents Mike & Marie Solar; three brothers, George, Carl & Lawrence; a sister, Hazel; infant daughter, Beverly Ann and son, Thomas Johnson; granddaughter, Kimberly Sather; and husband Howard Smith.

Martha is survived by children Michael (Pam) Johnson and Darlene (Gary) Sather, sisters Alma Solar (Russ), Janet Lybeck and Helen (Gary) Bowman, brother Bill Solar and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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