Guylene R. Huyett, age 71 of Gardner, Kan., died Feb. 22, 2013 in Olathe.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1941, in Ottawa, Kan., the daughter of Cecil and Ruby (Dotson) Huyett. She graduated from Prairie Grove High School, in Prairie Grove, Ark. with the class of 1959.
Guylene was united in marriage to Jerry Smithey. They later divorced.
Guylene had lived in Gardner for twenty years prior to being a long time Ottawa resident. She was presently employed by Unilever – New Century as a lab technician working for the last twenty-three years.
She was preceded in death by her son, Wade Smithey; daughter, Tracy Fiest; parents, Cecil and Ruby Huyett; three brothers, Joe, Wilbur, and Irvin Huyett; and two sisters, Anna Feitz and Clara Bateman.
Surviving family members include daughter, Carol Poage of Greeley, Kan.; three sisters, Hazel Lindell and her husband Elmer of Lawrence, Kan., Ruby Bussell and her husband Leonard of Osawatomie, and Lila Moses of Lakewood, Colo.; brother, Clyde Huyett and his wife Choe, of Olathe, Kan.; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Cremation is planned. Private graveside service and Inurnment at Highland Cemetery will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Deanna Rose Farmstead c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. An online guest book is available at www.dengelmortuary.com.