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Richard M. Smit

June 6, 1952 October 29, 2010
Richard M. Smit
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RICHARD M. "SMITTY" SMIT, 58, of 22012 Creamery Road, Morrison, IL, died Friday, October 29, 2010 at his home. Rick was born June 6, 1952 in Clinton, IA to Cornelius "Bud" and Marjorie R. (Oveson) Smit. He was educated in the Clystic Grade School of rural Whiteside County and was a 1970 graduate of Morrison High School. Rick married Karen M. Michalak on June 20, 1986 in Fulton, IL. He owned and operated Spring Valley Roofing and Siding in Morrison, IL for 30 years. He also assisted in plowing snow for Ustick Township. Rick coached Senior League Baseball for Morrison, enjoyed drag racing and helping people in any way he could. He assisted his son with his Eagle Scout project. Survivors include his wife, Karen; one son, Ethan (Penny Stern) Smit of Morrison, IL; two grandchildren, Michael Stern and Peyton Smit; one sister, Sandy (Bill) Tharp of Morrison, IL and one brother, Randy (Linda) Smit of Morrison, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Rev. Father David Austin " Pastor: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton, ILVISITATION 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, November 1, 2010 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Calvary Hill Cemetery in Fulton, IL
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