Ira Smith


Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - January 30, 2003, Page: B04

BATH - Ira E. Smith, 82, of 5080 Patterson Bay Road died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at Havana Health Care in Havana.

Born Nov. 21, 1920, in Cass County to Wallace and Bessie Gerdes Smith, he married Mary Burrell in Palmyra, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Max of Kilbourne; one daughter, Diane Smith of Bath; three grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister.

He was an electrician and plumber in the construction trade.

He was a member of Mohammed Temple, Shrine, in Peoria.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana, where visitation will be one hour before. The Rev. Mike Hopps will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Bath.

Memorials may be made to Mason District Hospital or the Chandler Lodge 724 building fund.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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