Anita Louise (Calbert) Seibert, 71, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2008, at Ash Flat Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 15, 1937, in Hutchinson, Kan., to Sid and Charlotte (Moss) Calbert.
She was a former employee and co-owner of Louie's Appliance and TV in Hardy, which she and her husband Louie owned together. She was a member of Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy and a past president of the Hardy Garden Club and Bunco Club.
She was a 1955 graduate of Newton High School in Newton, Kan. She was united in marriage to Gerald Dean Smith on Nov. 17, 1956, in Tucumcari, N.M. To this marriage, four sons were born. She was united in marriage to Louis (Louie) Seibert on Aug. 28, 1980, in Hardy, Ark., where they have resided together for the past 28 years.
She is survived by: her husband, Louis (Louie) Seibert of Hardy; sons, Mark (Marla) Smith of Newton, Kan.; Gary (Mary) Smith of Greeley, Colo., Robert (Pansey) Smith of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., and Scott Smith of Cherokee Village; brothers Ronald (Judy) Calbert of Newton, Kan., and Larry Calbert of Hardy; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Sid and Charlotte Calbert; her first husband, Gerald Dean Smith; and a grandson, Steven Gerald Smith.
A celebration and memorial life was held at Spring River Presbyterian Church Sept. 13. Additional private family graveside services for her final resting will be held at a later date at Hesston Public Cemetery in Hesston, Kan.
Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Spring River Presbyterian Church. Condolences for the family may be left at www.tricountyfunerals.com.