Collette Marie Smeltzer
Colette Marie Smeltzer, 89, of Springfield died at 8:00 pm Sunday, September 15, 2013 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born October 20, 1923 in Chicago, IL to Joseph and Agnes Swyndro. She married Richard Smeltzer December 1, 1944 and he preceded her in death July 20, 2008.
Surviving are two sons, Dennis Smeltzer of Springfield and Richard D. Smeltzer of Naperville; six grandchildren, Karen, Pamela, Anne, Caroline Christine and Michael and seven great-grandchildren.
Colette was a member of Christ the King Church and a volunteer for St. John’s Samaritans.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm Thursday, September 19, 2103 at Staab Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held at 5pm.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 am Friday, September 20, 2013 at Christ the King Church with Reverend Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s Samaritans.