Richard Smith


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 7:41 pm
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Richard L. Smith, 70, of Morrison, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Morrison.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Emmanuel Reformed Church, Morrison. Visitation is 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bosma-Renkes, Morrison. Burial is at Fulton Township Cemetery.
He was born Oct. 21, 1942, in Morrison, to Lyle and Marianna Dykstra Smith. He married Judy Koenes Oct. 19, 1962.
Surviving are his wife; children, Jim, Morrison, Dan, Fulton, Amy Anderson, Iowa; seven grandchildren; mother, Fulton; brothers, Vernon, Kenneth.












 



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