Aloise “Posy” Smith, 85, died March 7, 2020. She was the daughter of J. Seneca and Rose Jones. She was preceded in death by siblings Etheldreda Radulescu, Daniel Jones, J. Grandel Jones, Maryanne Simes and dear friend Carl Eidnes.

Posy grew up in St. Anthony Park, attended the University of Minnesota and raised her family in Edina. She is survived by four daughters: Pamela (Mike) Latanision of Chanhassen; Penny (Jim) Smith of McLean, Va.; Paula (Eames) Gilmore of Eden Prairie; Patrice (Louis) Friedman of New York, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.

Posy had a great sense of style and believed in the power of lipstick. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering for her teams. Posy had a sweet tooth that she passed on to her girls! Heartfelt thanks to Kristy Yu for her many years of loving care and friendship to Posy.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 12 at the Church of Our Lady of Grace with interment at Resurrection Cemetery.

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