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Edward W. Smith, Jr. Obituary


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“Worked with Ed at Gravure Process, until his retirement. Kept in touch through the years. He often talked about his children. ”
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Edward W. Smith Jr., 87, lifelong resident of Wilmette, passed away at his home January 7, 2013. Beloved husband for 65 years of Dorothy Smith nee Witt; loving father of Kathy (Helmut) Baumgartner, Marcia Smith and the late Edward W. "Skipper" Smith III; fond brother of Frank (Betty) Smith and Helene Kuiken; dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Smith's life long career was with his family's business, Gravure Process Co. of Chicago. He was Veteran of WWII serving in the US Army. A Visitation will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 10am until time of the service 11:30am at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1235 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. John's Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Funeral information 847-998-1020.

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