The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Obituaries

February 1, 2013

Richard L. Smith

MORRISON, Ill. — Oct. 21, 1942 - Jan. 30, 2013

Richard L. Smith, 70, of Morrison, IL, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, in Morrison.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2013, at Emmanuel Reformed Church, in Morrison. Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2013, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fulton Township Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Rock River Valley and Emmanuel Reformed Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.bosmarenkes.com.

Rich was born October 21, 1942, to Lyle and Marianna (Dykstra) Smith in Morrison. He graduated from Fulton High School in 1961. In 1962, he graduated from Al Summers umpiring school and went on to umpire in the Midwest League. Rich was united in marriage to Judy Koenes on October 19, 1962, at Spring Valley Reformed Church, in Fulton, IL. He was employed with Sethness Products in Clinton, IA, for 32 years, retiring in 2000. Rich was a former member of Spring Valley Reformed Church where he served as an elder, deacon and Sunday school teacher for 35 years. Rich is a current member of Emmanuel Reformed Church. He enjoyed fishing and going to their cabin in Wisconsin. Rich was an avid Cubs, Bears and fighting Illini fan. He loved his family and his grandchildren.

Rich will be missed by his wife of 50 years, Judy; two sons, Jim (Pam) Smith of Morrison, Dan (Nancy) Smith of Fulton; a daughter, Amy (Jody) Anderson of Conrad, IA; seven grandchildren: Brittany, Cody, Mitch, Brooke and Blake Smith, Lauren and Sydney Anderson; his mother, Marianna Smith of Fulton; and two brothers, Vernon and Kenneth Smith.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Death date: Jan. 30, 2013

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