Maria Ute Smits-Langmann
Join us in celebrating Maria Ute and our love for her.
Maria Smits was born Ute Maria Langmann on June 6, 1945 in Zwickau, Germany to Emma Roedl-Langmann and Peter Langmann. Maria grew up in Austria, Pegnitz and Auerbach. She moved to the United States in the early 1960s. Her brother Harald Andrekowitsch, niece Judith and nephew Matthias live in Germany. Maria has three children: Michael Vincent (Texas), Suzanne and son-in-law Andy Ordelheide (Missouri) and Stacy Vincent (Chicago), five grandchildren: Victoria (Mike), Rebecca (Matt), Adam (Izzy), Mitchell and Maverick and six great-grandchildren: Michael, Walker, Henley, Elliott, Angelina and Jackson. She has also loved and cared for many granddogs and grandcats. Maria brought love and light into the lives of anyone she encountered, she was generous and compassionate and spent her life helping others. We celebrate our time with her and miss her dearly.