Loretta Elaine Smith, age 65, of Milesville, died Monday, July 23, 2007, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Loretta Elaine Sorum was born October 11, 1941, to Asaf and Hazel (Nelson) Sorum in Canton, SD. She grew up in the Fairview area and attended Canton grade and high school, graduating in 1959. Loretta went on to attend the University of South Dakota and Black Hills State College, where she earned her degree in elementary education and art.
She was united in marriage to the "cowboy" of her dreams, George E.