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Laudie L. "Jr." Smith

 
March 11, 1936 - August 8, 2015
 

Laudie L. “Jr.” Smith, 79 of Pleasant Plains, died at 9:25 am, Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born March 11, 1936 in Pleasant Plains to Laudie and Gertrude Miller Smith. He married Glenna M. Hays on December 30, 1961.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa (Steven) Lillpop of Jacksonville and Carolyn (Alan) Lebel of Pleasant Plains; two sons, Daniel (Kess Dambacher) Smith of Springfield and Steven (Rita) Smith of Springfield; eight grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Juanita Timm of Pleasant Plains and Linda Sue Smith of Riverton; three brothers, Roger E. (Donna J) Smith of Pleasant Plains, Tommy (Pat) Smith of Tallula, and John Smith of Pleasant Plains; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Laudie was a former employee of Waste Management as a heavy equipment operator for 31 years before retiring.

He enjoyed mowing, gardening, tinkering, and formerly enjoyed bowling, golf, and fast-pitch softball.
Laudie was a United States Army veteran. He served as a Military Police Officer during the Korean War era.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Wednesday August 12, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 10 am, Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Keith Maston officiating. Burial will follow at Farmington Cemetery at Farmingdale.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Farmington Cemetery

Address:

Old Farmingdale Road, Pleasant Plains, IL, 62677

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children


Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Farmington Cemetery

Address:

Old Farmingdale Road, Pleasant Plains, IL, 62677

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children


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