George Smith Jr.,
age 88 of Dunes Acres, IN, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016.
He was born on
December 29, 1927, in Chicago, IL, to George Sr. and Nell (Mamroth) Smith.
George is survived
by his children, Debra (Joseph), George (Nannette), Karol, Kathleen and
Patrick (Sherri); 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in
death by his parents, his wife, Judy and sister, Patricia.
George was a US
Army Veteran who served during the Korean War. He worked as an Architectural
Superintendent for his father George, Sr., and the State of Illinois. He
graduated from St. Joseph College in Rensselaer. George spent many summers
as a child on Porter Beach. He was also an artist who enjoyed painting oil
paintings of the Dunes. George retired to the Smith family home in Dune
Acres in Indiana.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 12:00 p.m., at St. Ann of
the Dunes, 433 E. Golf Wood Road, Beverly Shores, IN, 46301, with Father
John Barasinski officiating and Father Pat Gaza concelebrating.
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a prayer
service at 11:00 a.m. with Deacon Richard Huber at Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.
Burial will take
place at Chesterton Cemetery on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.
contributions may be made to St. Ann Roman Catholic Church.
may be left for the family at