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Nancy Smith services Wednesday

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Nancy J. Smith, age 80 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away September 21, 2013.

She was born November 20, 1932 in McKeesport, Penn., to James Richards and Virginia (Koch) Richards.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Thomas Smith, son, Jim (Carol) Smith of Barttlett, Ill., daughters; Terri (Mark) Albertson of Boonville, Mo. and Lissa (Jerry) Monette of Chesterton, Ind. grandchildren; Katie (David) Lowitzki, Kyle (Erica) Smith, Michelle (Nate) West, Annie (Marvin) Mackey, Hanna Albertson, Nathaniel (Corinne) Peffers, Cassidy (Chet) Nay and Adam (Kate) Peffers, great grandchildren; Savannah and Dawson Lowitzki, Cole, Ashton, Ember and Forge Mackey, Haleigh Sutton, Skylar and Owen Peffers, Ethan and Elijah Nay and brother Bob (Barb) Richards of Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Nancy enjoyed dancing, bowling, playing cards, traveling and camping. She attended church regularly and was a member of the Women’s Club. She truly loved and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Burial to follow at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 24, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 am., at the funeral home. Online condolences to the family may be left at


Posted 9/23/2013