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Josephine Smith

October 28, 1942 — October 29, 2013

Josephine A. Smith

Lacon- Josephine A. Smith, 71, of Lacon, IL passed away at 10:21
am on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria,

She was born on October 28, 1942 in Lacon, IL the daughter of
Clifford and Bertha Fay Harvey.  She married Thomas Smith on
October 31, 1966 in Crown Point, IN.  He

Also surviving are two daughters, Kim (Dan Pettett) Smith; Stacey
Smith both of Lacon; two sisters, Gloria Zilm of Washburn; Sharon
(J.T.) Haycraft of Low Point; four brothers, Charles (Joyce) Harvey
of Hennepin; Louie (Pat) Harvey, Carl Harvey both of Lacon; Jack
(Pam) Harvey of Creve Coeur; three grandsons, Aaron and Dylan Smith
of Lacon, Bryce Pettett of Lacon; and one granddaughter, Jenna
Smith of

She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Tony

Josephine worked as a weaver at the Lacon Woolen Mill and for
several years as a cook at Casey's General Store in Lacon.
She loved her grandchildren and was a great wife, mother,
grandmother, and sister.  She is now going to be with her son
Tony.  We love you mom.

Memorial services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, November
2, 2013 at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon.  Visitation will be
one hour prior to the service.  Cremation rites will be
accorded.  Burial of ashes will be in Lacon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's
choice.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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