ATCHISON, Kan. - Father Ignatius (John) Smith, O.S.B., 86, died April 27, 2013, at the Atchison Hospital, having received the sacraments of the Church and apostolic pardon from Abbot James Albers, O.S.B.
He is survived by his brother monks in the monastic community; his brother, Thomas; and his sister, Rose (Smith) Norris and her husband, Joseph and their children, Gia (Jerod) Tanksley, and Joseph.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 a.m. today, Abbey Church.
Burial: Monastery Cemetery.
Arrangements: Arensberg-Puett Funeral Home.