Mary ‘Lou’ Smith

By on January 1, 2009

            Mary “Lou” Smith, 73, of Earlville, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008. She was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Oak Park, Ill., the daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Irmis.

            Lou is survived by her husband, Gerald Smith; sons, Perry (Lisa) Smith and Timothy (Laurie) Smith; five grandchildren; and sister, Linda Shaw.

            Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Sandra O’Day.

            Visitation was held Dec. 29, 2008, at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Burial will take place in Stone Lake, Wis.

            Memorials may be made to the American Brittany Rescue-Lou Smith, c/o Deborah Lary, 114 Marlin Ct., Centryville, MD 21617 or the American Cancer Society, 143 First St., Batavia, IL 60510.

            For further information, please call (630) 466-1330 or visit to leave an online condolence.