Edward James Smith, age 95 of Fort Calhoun, Neb.
Born: July 8, 1928, Dunlap, Iowa.
Died: Sept. 12, 2023, Omaha, Neb.
Preceded in death by: wife, Monica Smith; first wife, Phyllis; parents, Cecil and Eva Smith; brothers, John and Jerry; granddaughter, Cheryl Hayes; great-great granddaughter, Lexi Carole Suverkrubbe.
Survived by: daughter, Nancy (Rich) Johnson, Fort Calhoun; sons, James (Karen) Smith, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Larry (Julie) Smith, Blair, Neb., Bob (Sharon) Smith, Blair, Mike (Joyce) Smith, Fort Calhoun, David (Annie) Smith, Kennard, Neb.; brother, Paul (Jan) Smith, Dunlap, Iowa; sister-in-law, MaryLou Smith, The Villages, Fla.; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; and many extended family and friends.
VISITATION AND ROSARY SERVICE: 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, with Rosary Service at 7 p.m., at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2023, also at St. John’s.
INTERMENT: Fort Calhoun Cemetery.
MEMORIALS SUGGESTED TO: St. John The Baptist Catholic Church or Fort Calhoun Fire and Rescue or Knights of Columbus Ch. 10305.
Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home: Fort Calhoun, NE 68023, 402-468-5678, www.sieverssprickfuneralhome.com